Stoppard's Hapgood at the Hampstead Theatre


The Hampstead Theatre in Hampstead, north London, has announced it will produce a revival of Tom Stoppard's play Hapgood which will run from 4 December 2015 to 16 January 2016 with an official opening on 9 December 2015.

"London 1988. The Cold War is approaching its endgame and somebody in spymaster Elizabeth Hapgood’s network is leaking secrets. Is her star Double Agent a Triple? The trap she sets becomes a hall of mirrors in which betrayal is personal and treachery a trick of the light."

The production will be directed by Howard Davies and designed by Ashley Martin Davis, with full cast and creative team to be announced.

Tom Stoppard’s plays have won eight Evening Standard awards and five Tony Awards. His most famous works include 'The Hard Problem', 'Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead', 'The Real Inspector Hound', 'After Magritte', 'Jumpers', 'Travesties', 'The Real Thing' and 'Arcadia'.

Howard Davies has been Associate Director for the National Theatre, Almeida Theatre and the RSC. He established and ran the Warehouse Theatre for the RSC.

Public Booking for the production opens on Monday 21 September at 10.30am.

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