Results tagged “hampstead theatre”

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ENTERTAINMENT

★ Stage | Beale takes the crown

One of the theatrical events of 2014 is already under way with Simon Russell Beale taking on the role of King Lear under the direction of Sam Mendes.

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Drawing The Line
Hampstead Theatre
★★★★✩

IN A NUTSHELL
Howard Brenton's compelling take on the partition of India is sweeping epic given pin-sharp focus with precision and wit.

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Race
Hampstead Theatre
★★★✩✩

IN A NUTSHELL
David Mamet's muscular prose commands the stage in a world-weary no-holds-barred dissection of race in America.

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Di And Viv And Rose
Hampstead Theatre
★★★★✩

IN A NUTSHELL
Great performances and goodwill paper over any cracks in Amelia Bullmore's lively ode to female friendship.

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55 Days
Hampstead Theatre
★★★★✩

IN A NUTSHELL
Two charismatic actors reveal the compelling contrasts of two celebrated historic figures in Howard Brenton's nuggety Civil War clash.