Other spaces: Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs Inner London > Hampstead Theatre Current and forthcoming events and shows at Inner London's Hampstead Theatre with related venue, location, news and links. Information is also included for other spaces at this location including; Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs [TMA] member. Housed for 40 years in a 'temporary' prefab. In 1999, the Arts Council of England awarded the theatre a National Lottery grant of £9.86 million to fund a new building. The new Hamstead Theatre opened in 2003. The Hampstead Downstairs is a studio space dedicated to new writing. You can also check out the iUKTDb Hampstead Theatre (Inner London) archive with 362 shows listed up to Saturday, 18th February 2017. Also includes archive for Michael Frayn Space/Hampstead Downstairs.