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Hampstead TheatreThe Hampstead Theatre has existed in various forms since 1959, when it opened in a Scout Hall and its opening season in 1959 included two new plays by Harold Pinter, The Room and The Dumb Waiter. In 1962 the company moved to a portacabin in Swiss Cottage where it remained for nearly 40 years. In 2003, it moved to a new, state-of-the-art purpose built theatre. The aim of this modern theatre is to encourage new writing and be involved with the local community, through workshops and development. The Hampstead will occasionally do a revival of an old play, but its best to come here if you're looking for something fresh and innovative. Playwrights who have had their early work produced at Hampstead Theatre before moving on to bigger stages include Brian Friel, Mike Leigh and Philip Ridley.

 

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Uncle VanyaUncle VanyaAlan Cox takes the title role in director Terry Johnson's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's tragicomedy, which witnesses the devastation wrought by a retired university professor and his second wife when they visit his daughter in the country.2018-12-14T19:30:00+00002019-01-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3 3EU
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ParadiseParadiseThe residents of a luxury retirement community, who are enjoying their twilight years on their own terms, clash with new management in Dusty Hughes' comedy about growing old disgracefully. Directed by Alice Hamilton and starring Sara Kestelman.2018-12-14T19:45:00+00002019-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3 3EU
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Cost of LivingCost of LivingCost of LivingAdrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost of Living, staged by Edward Hall at Hampstead Theatre which celebrates its 60th birthday this year. The drama centres on four shattered lives as Adrian Lester makes his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of truck driver Eddie, who is attempting to re-engage2019-01-25T19:30:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3 3EU
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event > Theatre > Dramas
PRICING  Mon/mats £12-£30, Tue-Sat £12-£37
DATES  25th January to 9th March 2019
Adrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost of Living, staged by Edward Hall at Hampstead Theatre which celebrates its 60th birthday this year. The drama centres on four shattered lives as Adrian Lester makes his Hampstead Theatre debut in the role of truck driver Eddie, who is attempting to re-engage... More about this event
 
Ian McKellen On StageIan McKellen On StageThe legendary actor celebrates his 80th birthday with conversation, anecdotes and a reflection on his life.2019-02-10T19:30:00+00002019-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hampstead Theatre,   Eton Avenue      NW3 3EU
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Ian McKellen On Stage
 

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Underground Stations

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Swiss Cottage Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Finchley Road Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
13 minutes walk
 
Lanark Road NCP
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
53-59 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 20 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Located in North London, just a 2-minute walk from Kilburn Park Tube station, the Best Western Maitrise Maida Vale hotel offers value for money and 58 ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 20 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  38% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 21 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Hampstead Theatre

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The Cock Tavern Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
125 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 20 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Since it was set up in January 2009 The Cock Tavern Theatre above The Old Cock pub in Kilburn has been staging an impressive programme of ... More
 
 
 
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Kiln Theatre (formerly Tricycle Theatre)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269 Kilburn High Road, NW6 | 24 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
After two years of extensive renovations the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn is reborn as the Kiln Theatre, ... More
 
 
 
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Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 26 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
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Near Hampstead Theatre
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JW3
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Finchley Road, NW3 | 14 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
JW3 is a Jewish arts, culture and community centre with a kosher restaurant, cafe and bar overlooking Finchley Road in northwest London. Opened in 2013, and ... More
 
 
 
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Everyman Hampstead
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
5 Holly Bush Vale, Hampstead Village, NW3 | 17 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Bang in the middle of Hampstead Village, the original Everyman Cinema is just one of a few London branches, with others in ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
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Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th November 2018 to 12th January 2019 - Various Times
Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, NW3 | Same location as Hampstead Theatre
Alan Cox takes the title role in director Terry Johnson's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's tragicomedy, which witnesses the devastation wrought by a retired university professor and ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Paradise
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th December 2018 to 19th January 2019 - Various Times
Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, NW3 | Same location as Hampstead Theatre
The residents of a luxury retirement community, who are enjoying their twilight years on their own terms, clash with new management in Dusty Hughes' comedy about ...More
 
 
 
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Cost of Living
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th January to 9th March 2019
Hampstead Theatre, Eton Avenue, NW3 | Same location as Hampstead Theatre
Adrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost of Living, staged by Edward Hall at Hampstead Theatre which celebrates ...More
 
 
 
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Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 8 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 13 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from the ... More
 
 
 
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Keats House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
10 Keats Grove, NW3 | 15 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
John Keats spent two years from 1818 to 1820 at Keats House, formerly known as Wentworth Place and now named after the Romantic poet. Reopened on ... More
 
 
 
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Huggle
London > Shopping >
8-10 Winchester Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Hampstead Theatre
After four years of research husband and wife team Rachel and Jason Heller set up Huggle with parents in mind - with two kids themselves, they ... More
 
 
 
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Pamela Shiffer
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
75 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
This posh little boutique is located in Primrose Hill and is frequented by the good-looking, incredibly fashionable and very well-heeled sort who seem to hang out ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Hill Books
London > Shopping > Books
134 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
This literary gem stocks lots of really quirky publications as well as the normal run of books. Everything about Primrose Hill Books encourages you to browse. ... More
 
 
 
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Bradleys Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
25 Winchester Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Hampstead Theatre
Lingerie & Hoisery ... More
 
 
 
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Del Aziz, Swiss Cottage
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
Adelaide Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Del'Aziz is a delicious all-round Mediterranean delicatessen and brasserie with several outlets in London. Whether you're after cakes and pastries, a healthy breakfast, a full-on cooked ... More
 
 
 
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Eriki
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
4-6 Northways Parade, Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Stretching from the Punjab, through Mumbai, and all the way past Goa, the influences on this pan-Indian menu are a fascinating education in the cuisine, geography ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 miles from Hampstead Theatre
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 2.1 miles from Hampstead Theatre
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 27 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
London > Leisure > Fitness
213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 10 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
 
 
 
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Tang Long
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
17 Rosemont Road, NW3 | 11 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Located in North West London, Tang Long is a martial arts school run by Shaolin Master Shifu Heng Wei. The school has been running for more ... More
 
 
 
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triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 13 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Hampstead Theatre.
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The Washington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
50 England's Lane, NW3 | 8 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
The Washington is a lovely pub, a great place for a drink anytime, and each Saturday it is transformed into the fantastic Hampstead Comedy Club.... More
 
 
 
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The Queens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
49 Regent's Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Popular gastro pub with views over Primrose Hill. 2004 Michelin Rated - Eating Out in Pubs Guide; 1996 Daily Telegraph Pub of the Year. ... More
 
 
 
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The Salt House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Abbey Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 14 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
The Salt House is an established gastropub in the heart of Beatles territory. Good solid cuisine, a pleasant atmosphere, a wide selection of wines and reasonable ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Betsy Smith
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Kilburn High Road, Kilburn, London NW6 | 20 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
On the unlovely part of Kilburn High Road, next to Greggs and Primark, The Betsy Smith is a breath of fresh air with its charmingly quirky ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 20 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 22 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hampstead Theatre.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 miles from Hampstead Theatre
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2.1 miles from Hampstead Theatre
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Freud, Dali And The Metamorphosis Of Narcissus
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Freud Museum 8 minutes walk from Hampstead Theatre

This new exhibition explores the connection between the surrealist painter and founder of psychoanalysis, with the central point of the ...More

Amy Sillman: Landline
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Camden Arts Centre 13 minutes walk from Hampstead Theatre

Contemporary paintings exploring the depth and scope of Sillman's practice, ranging from the political and social, emotional and psychological aspects ...More

Late Night Keats: In Drear Nighted December
Exhibitions | On 14th December 2018 

Keats House 15 minutes walk from Hampstead Theatre

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

Christmas at London Zoo
Christmas at London Zoo
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2019 

ZSL London Zoo 18 minutes walk from Hampstead Theatre

A canopy of over 100,000 glistening pea-lights and larger-than-life animal sculptures are part of Christmas at London Zoo - don't ...More

 

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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Theatre | From 29th August 

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Richard Alston Dance Company: Quartermark
Dance | From 1st March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
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Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
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Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
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Theatre | From 25th March 

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Exhibitions | From 30th May 

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Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 6th April 

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Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
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National Maritime Museum

Not just for the lunatics and the conspiracy theorists, The Moon is a major exhibition ...More

 
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