The 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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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from £70 26% off
4 Adamson Road, Swiss Cottage, NW3 | 1 minute from Hampstead Theatre
The BEST WESTERN Swiss Cottage Hotel is ideally situated for business and leisure travellers, yet on a quiet street just two minutes from the tube station ... More
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from £57 23% off
152-156 Finchley Road, NW3 | 9 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
Located in Swiss cottage and just 1 minute walk from Finchley Road underground station, the Holiday Inn Express London - Swiss Cottage is a great budget ... More
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from £49 39% off
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
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
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
4-6 Northways Parade, Finchley Road, NW3 | 3 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
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London > Education > Arts and Drama
Embassy Theatre, 64 Eton Avenue, NW3 | 2 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
1 Adelaide Road, Kilburn, London NW3 | 3 minutes from Hampstead Theatre
The state-of-the-art Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre is a great community sports facility for the people of north London to run, swim or kick off their excess ... More
London > Business > Venue Hire
19 Winchester Road, NW3 | 1 minute from Hampstead Theatre
Swiss Cottage Community Centre offers a range of facilities to local residents in their fully accessible building including activities from art classes to exercise for the ... More
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