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From the writer of Skyfall & Gladiator, this new play is a must-see.
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About Double Feature

“Art and Eros are always superimposed, don’t you find? You cannot separate the two: the model naked in supplication before the artist; the artist exposing himself in trust. The beast of creation is always erect.”

1964/1967. In a rented cottage in Suffolk, a brilliant young film director, deep in making his magnum opus, confronts the ageing star that the studio has imposed on him. Vincent Price is about to walk out on the film, and Michael Reeves’ career hangs by a thread. Across the world, in a strange simulacrum of a Suffolk cottage created on a Hollywood lot, a great director and his star are engaged in a very different sort of power-game, as Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren take time off from making Marnie for one final confrontation.

John Logan is an American playwright and screenwriter. His other plays include the Tony Award-winning play Red (West End and Broadway), Peter and Alice (West End) and the book for Moulin Rouge (West End, Broadway, International); his screenplays include The Aviator, Skyfall and Gladiator.

Jonathan Kent returns to Hampstead where his previous productions include Good People, The Slaves of Solitude and The Forest.

Run time

1hr 30min (no interval)

Start date

8th February, 2024

End date

16th March, 2024

Categories

Age

14+

Production note
This production contains strong language, haze and the smoking of herbal cigarettes. Reference to rape, sexual violence and suicide.

69 Reviews

mzende

mzende

128 Reviews | 20 Followers
86
For film buffs, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you enjoy great acting and interesting takes on historic film figures

Don’t see it if you are expecting another RED. This play has its own commentary on art and resilience but it's more a retelling of specific anecdote

Mark 209038

Mark 209038

6 Reviews | 0 Followers
80
Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You’re a fan of old movies and tales of behind the scenes hollywood.

Don’t see it if Nothing. I really enjoyed it.

Lady Susan

Lady Susan

70 Reviews | 8 Followers
90
Thought-provoking, Great writing, Absorbing, Intense, Great acting

See it if you like a uniquely staged play; want to see Vincent Price and Alfred Hitchcock on stage at the same time! For Jonathan Hyde's performance.

Don’t see it if you find discussions of trauma painful. Michael Reeves describes mental health struggles, Tippi Hedren has tortured relationship with Hitch

David 321826

David 321826

70 Reviews | 5 Followers
80
Relevant, Profound, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining

See it if You are a cinema fan, and enjoy short plays.

Don’t see it if You don't care about the relationships between cinema directors and cinema stars.

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Venue

Hampstead Theatre

Eton Avenue, London, United Kingdom, NW3 3EU

Directions

Location: Fringe/Off West End
Bus numbers: 46, 113, 187, 268, 603
Night bus numbers: N113

Tickets

Unfortunately, tickets for this event are no longer available.

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