Category Archives: Stage

HH Christmas and New Year Guide 2016/17

The holiday season is just around the corner, so here’s wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Hamilton Hodell! As always, below you will find your festive guide to this season’s HH treats, with listings for all upcoming films, television programmes and theatre shows starring Hamilton Hodell clients over the […]

David OTHELLOwo!

The New York Theater Workshop’s modern-dress production of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Othello opened last night, starring our wonderful DAVID OYELOWO in the titular role. Sam Gold has directed this hotly-anticipated production, with Bond actor Daniel Craig also starring as the villainous Iago opposite DAVID‘s naïve Othello. Having resisted playing the role for many years, the announcement of DAVID‘s performance has caused much hype and […]

STRIFE’s A Smash!

BERTIE CARVEL‘s directorial debut Strife is a smash! Now showing at Chichester Festival Theatre, the play is receiving great reviews and praise, both for the production and for BERTIE‘s excellent directing. John Galsworthy’s political play, set in 1909 in a South Wales tinplate works, has been described in a four-star Guardian review as being “as relevant and vivid as anything […]

Bertie Carvel Directs STRIFE (WhatsOnStage Interview)

Set to make his directorial debut with John Galsworthy’s play Strife at Chichester Festival Theatre in August, our wonderful BERTIE CARVEL has given an insightful interview to WhatsOnStage.com about his decision to step into this new role, why he chose this particular play and how he’s found the process so far. Read the full interview here. Strife is set in 1909 […]

Anthony Boyle is HARRY POTTER’s Scorpius Malfoy

After months of keeping schtum, we can finally reveal that HH client ANTHONY BOYLE will be starring as Scorpius Malfoy, son of the evil Draco Malfoy, in London’s most highly-anticipated new production Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One & Two. For the latest instalment of the beloved Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling has teamed up with writer Jack Thorne (Glue, This […]

Amazing Reviews for SHOW BOAT!

After a hugely successful run at the Sheffield Crucible theatre last December, classic musical revival Show Boat has now transferred to London’s West End, where it’s been receiving some fantastic and gushing reviews in the press this week, including 5 stars in The Times, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times and The Stage. Directed by HH […]

Lisa Shines On New York

LISA DWAN is to star opposite Matthew Broderick in the New York Irish Repertory Theatre’s new production of Shining City, which opens in previews in May. The play, which was written by Conor McPherson and explores loneliness in a big city, ran on Broadway in 2006 to much critical acclaim and received two Tony nominations. LISA will […]

The Amazing Mark Rylance: Oscars, Oliviers & More!

Massive congratulations go to our wonderful client MARK RYLANCE who won the Academy Award on Sunday night for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, for his incredible performance as an arrested Soviet spy in Steven Spielberg’s multi award-nominated picture Bridge Of Spies. We’re all brimming with pride for MARK, who is currently having an incredible few months, having just […]

Glowing Reviews for Mark’s NICE FISH

After previous productions at the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis and the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge, MA, wry and surreal play Nice Fish – starring the magnificent, BAFTA-winning MARK RYLANCE – is now running at the St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York. Nice Fish is co-written by MARK and Minnesota prose-poet Louis Jenkins, directed by Claire van Kampen and stars MARK and Jim […]

HAND TO GOD Tickets Now On Sale

The eagerly-awaited West End transfer of the 2015 smash hit Broadway show Hand to God will open at London’s Vaudeville Theatre next month, starring HH client KEVIN MAINS. A new American comedy play described by critics as a ‘lovechild’ of Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, Hand of God tells the story of shy teenager Jason and his sock puppet Tyrone, who comes to life and […]

HH Christmas and New Year Guide 2015/16

With Christmas and the holidays just around the corner, we want to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone here at Hamilton Hodell! Below is your festive guide to this season’s HH treats, with listings for all upcoming films, television programmes and theatre shows […]

2016 WhatsOnStage Awards Nominations

The nominations are out for the 16th Annual Whats On Stage Awards and big congratulations go to HH clients MARK RYLANCE and BERTIE CARVEL for their acting nominations. MARK has been nominated for the Best Actor In A Play Award for his performance in Farinelli and the King, which in turn is nominated for Best New Play, alongside […]

Kevin Leads HAND TO GOD

Casting has finally been announced for the West End transfer of the hit Broadway show Hand to God, which will open at London’s Vaudeville Theatre next year. It will star Olivier Award-winning actress Janie Dee opposite HH client KEVIN MAINS. A new American comedy play described by critics as a ‘lovechild’ of Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, Hand of God tells the story of […]

Ben Whishaw Special: SPECTRE, LONDON SPY & More

2015 has been a hugely exciting year for our brilliant client BEN WHISHAW, and it’s about to get even better! As his star shines ever brighter, BEN can be seen performing in numerous current and upcoming film, television and theatre roles, including the latest instalment to the James Bond franchise, Spectre, and soon-to-air contemporary spy thriller London Spy. Read on for […]

Oyelowo’s OTHELLO!

Exciting news! It’s just been announced that Daniel Craig and HH client DAVID OYELOWO will star opposite each other next year in an Off Broadway stage production of Shakespeare’s Othello. The production is sure to be one of the hottest tickets of the next theatrical season, with DAVID starring in the title role and Daniel Craig playing his infamous tormentor, Iago. […]

THE HAIRY APE at The Old Vic

A brand new stage adaptation of celebrated playwright and Nobel prize-winner Eugene O’Neill’s iconic piece of American drama The Hairy Ape opens at London’s Old Vic Theatre this weekend – Saturday 17th October – starring Olivier Award-winning HH client BERTIE CARVEL in the lead role. A timeless story of class and identity, The Hairy Ape tells the story of Yank, played by BERTIE, a […]

Mark & Ben: London’s Most Influential!

Big congratulations to HH clients MARK RYLANCE and BEN WHISHAW, both of whom have been listed in the London Evening Standard’s ‘Progress 1000’ as two of London’s ‘Most Influential People in Theatre, 2015’. Read the article and see the full list online here.

TEN SECONDS WITH ‘THE PIN’

“Reinventing sketch comedy before our very eyes” ***** List “Eviscerating their chosen form completely” **** Sunday Times “A very classy, very funny show indeed” **** Telegraph “A genuine boundary pusher” **** LondonIsFunny.com “Great flair – adept at finding laughs in surprising places” **** Times On the back of recording their own BBC Radio 4 series, selling out a run at London’s Soho Theatre and appearing on […]

Debra’s THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY

“Impressive. Some phenomenal acting” -Time Out Three Days In The Country is now showing at the National Theatre, starring HH client DEBRA GILLETT. It opened this week and has already received a wealth of rave reviews. Adapted and directed by celebrated playwright Patrick Marber, Three Days… is an excellent new version of Ivan Turgenev’s passionate […]

Spotlight Award For Edward

Huge congrats to HH client EDWARD BLUEMEL who has been named winner of the Highly Commended Spotlight Prize at this year’s annual Spotlight showcase! The awards are voted for by a panel of industry experts which this year consisted of actors Hattie Morahan, Aidan Gillen, Ian Hart and Tara Fitzgerald, and casting directors Kelly Valentine […]