Double Feature
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Double Feature London Reviews and Tickets

80%
(69 Ratings)
Positive
83%
Mixed
11%
Negative
6%
Members say
Clever, Absorbing, Entertaining, Great acting, Slow

About the Show

Tony Award-winner John Logan's play inspired by the fractious relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (16)

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60 Reviews | 6 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

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 Read more

64 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.

55 Reviews | 4 Followers
70
Ambitious, Slow, Great acting

See it if you enjoy lots of dialogues and want to see a journey from an idea to a film from different perspectives

Don't see it if you prefer fast pacing plays

18 Reviews | 1 Follower
70
Clever, Slow, Insipid, Great staging, Great acting

See it if you are curious about cinema history and interested in a set of arguments on the purpose of art or are

Don't see it if you like your theatre to have some action in it - this is a 1h40m drama set in one room, with no set changes or interval. Read more

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
100
Intelligent, Great staging, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if You wonder if a film director or a manager in a business how do you get the best out of people, help them develop or bullying and coercion ?

Don't see it if You're not willing to go back in time to see developments in the themes today.

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Interesting, Eye opening, Thoughtful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Historically interesting. Well presented. Well acted.

Don't see it if You want lighthearted

1 Review | 0 Followers
100
Excellent, Powerful, Me too, Clever, Absorbing

See it if Absorbing. Great acting

Don't see it if Sad

Critic Reviews (10)

BroadwayWorld
February 20th, 2024

"A proper feast for theatre aficionados, the dramatically inclined, and the cinephiles."
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The London Evening Standard
February 20th, 2024

"For a play that’s also about truth in art, it feels downright phony throughout"
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The Guardian (UK)
February 20th, 2024

"...John Logan’s drama is out of sync as a whole despite some entertainingly punchy lines"
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The Times (UK)
February 20th, 2024

"...the most thought-provoking to have graced Hampstead’s main stage in quite a while."
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The Stage (UK)
February 20th, 2024

"Though the play can feel unwieldy, it remains an intriguing reassessment of the legacy"
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All That Dazzles (UK)
February 20th, 2024

"an interesting premise & one that could have been explored in far more depth & detail. "
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Time Out London
February 20th, 2024

"John Logan’s drama about the making of two classic movies gets tangled up in its conceit"
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The Telegraph (UK)
February 20th, 2024

"...this ingenious new two-stranded play is clever, witty and wizzes by"
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