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Portrait & If I Were Me

Portrait by Racheal Ofori Presented by Fuel A frank, fun and provocative look at the trials and tribulations of modern life seen through the eyes of a young black woman. Inspired by Racheal’s own experiences, Portrait uses music, poetry and humour to examine identity and role models and challenge cultural stereotypes. Written and performed by…

Portrait & Labels

Portrait by Racheal Ofori Presented by Fuel A frank, fun and provocative look at the trials and tribulations of modern life seen through the eyes of a young black woman. Inspired by Racheal’s own experiences, Portrait uses music, poetry and humour to examine identity and role models and challenge cultural stereotypes. Written and performed by…

People Show 142: WE ARE HERE

A kaleidoscope of stories about our city. This is us and we are here. Dive headfirst into this portrait of our city, told through snatches of overheard conversations and snapshots of city dwellers’ lives. It’s those countless little moments that shape who we are, and why we are here. Funny, sentimental and a little absurd…

Skin Deep: Sonic Transmissions

Skin Deep is a London-based multimedia platform that amplifies voices of colour through the discussion of race, culture and politics. Skin Deep curate an evening of conversation, live performance and collective listening. Join them for a sonic exploration of the immense creative influence of Black and Brown people on London culture. Drummer, composer and Producer.…

5 Reasons You Should Know About Winsome Pinnock

We’re just taking a moment here to appreciate the wonder and queen that is the playwright and academic Winsome Pinnock. We’re staging a contemporary revival of her seminal play Leave Taking in 2018. 1. She was the first Black woman to have a play at the National Theatre This fact is both mega cool (for…

BushGreen Live Events Jan-Apr 2018

Want more from your theatre trip? Join us for free post-show Q&As, panel discussions and informal theatre chats this season. These live events will aim to provide you, and especially solo attenders, the chance to find meaning through conversation and reflection upon our work. We will ask big questions about the world now: from the nuance of…

This Place We Know | We Are W12

WeAreW12 is a free photography exhibition and a celebration of Shepherd’s Bush, created by photographer Eileen Perrier and the people of Shepherd’s Bush. Eileen is a graduate of The Royal College of Art. Her work has been widely exhibited since 1999, including at The Photographers’ Gallery, Tate Britain and The Whitechapel Gallery. Eileen introduces WeAreW12. I have been taking portraits…

City Guide: Edinburgh

A theatre lover’s guide to Edinburgh written by Lindsey Campbell, star of Right Now. Best place to see new plays, new work and why? Without a doubt The Traverse, the variety of work that is programmed there is brilliant. ‘A Play, a Pie and a Pint’ is also just one of the most genius set…

RADAR 2015 | Q&A with ANTLER Theatre

This week we’re delighted to welcome brilliant young theatre company ANTLER back to RADAR two years after their Bush debut in 2013. Here they tell us all about their new show If I Were Me which is on 17-19 Nov. Can you tell us about your show in one sentence? Phillip Sandford searches for Phillip Sandford.  Tell us three things…

RADAR 2015 | Q&A with Joe Sellman-Leava

Ahead of his RADAR debut tonight, we caught up with Joe Sellman-Leava who’s Fringe First Award-winning show Labels draws  Joe’s own experiences of mixed heritage and racism. Can you tell us about your show in one sentence? Labels is a funny, moving and honest story about multicultural Britain. What questions lies at the heart of the…

RADAR 2015 | Q&A with Racheal Ofori

Portrait, showing here 16-18 November as part of RADAR our annual festival of new writing, is an exciting debut solo show from writer, performer and rising talent Racheal Ofori (The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare’s Globe). We caught up with Racheal to find out more. Can you tell us about your show in one sentence?…

City Guide: Exeter

RADAR artists are coming from across the UK and beyond to be part of the festival. Before they get here we’ve been asking them to write little city guides for theatre-lovers. Here’s Joe Sellman-Leava on Exeter, where it all began with his theatre company Worklight Theatre​. Best place in Exeter to see new plays, new…

The Invisible | Interview with the director

We caught up with Michael Oakley, director of the world premiere production of Rebecca Lenkiewicz’s The Invisible, to talk about the play, legal aid, and why theatre is the perfect medium to tell this story. The Invisible deals with cuts to the legal aid system; we meet characters who need legal aid and characters who…

Who’s Watching Who?

Today we’re launching Who’s Watching Who? an exhibition of photographs in our building that have been taken by members of Only Connect, a local organisation working with young people at risk and ex-offenders. Taking inspiration from The Royale, and the life story of Jack Johnson—the first African American world heavyweight boxing champion—these images are a response to…

BushGreen Loves

BushGreen can’t wait to visit Mr Elbank’s Beard Exhibition at Somerset House this month, to mark the launch of Beard Season. We especially love the portrait of Harnaam Kaur, the inspirational British woman who decided to grow her beard after being diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome to challenge society’s ideas of normality. Read more about the exhibition in…

RADAR 2014: Q&A with American Boy

Hetain Patel, writer & performer of American Boy, on being influenced by Bruce Lee, listening exclusively to Michael Jackson and making a show entirely of Hollywood film quotes. Can you tell us about your show in one sentence? It’s a show made entirely of Hollywood film quotes that I perform physically and vocally. What questions…

BushGreen Loves

BushGreen Loves London and Morocco based photographer Hassan Hajjaj’s photographs of Moroccan hipsters     Check out more of Hassan Hajjaj’s work:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/12/hassan-hajjaj-portraits_n_5807750.html   Reginal, 2013 by Hassan Hajjaj Part of My Rockstars Vol. 2 Hajjaj, Hasson. Reginal. 2013. Gusford, Los Angeles. The Huffington Post. Web. 10 October 2014. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/12/hassan-hajjaj-portraits_n_5807750.html

Hancock Stevenson Casting

Theatre credits include: One Man, Two Guvnors (directed by Nicholas Hytner/Adam Penford), The Humans (directed by Alexandre Singh), King Lear (directed by Tim Crouch), Our Country’s Good (directed by Max Stafford-Clark), Henry IV, parts 1 & 2, Where There’s a Will, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Portrait of a Lady, A Doll’s House, The Vortex, Uncle…

Clint Dyer

Theatre credits include:  The New Order (writer/ performer, The Big Idea, Royal Court), Perseverance Drive (Bush Theatre), Sus (The Young Vic & Tour, Stratford East), Big White Fog (Almeida Theatre), A Carpet, A Pony & A Monkey (Bush Theatre), Sunday Lunch (Royal Court Readings), International Writers Festival (Royal Court Theatre) Black Dove (Old Red Lion), Babycakes (Traverse Theatre/ Drill…

Dick Bird

Theatre designs include: House of the Dead (Opera North), Der Freischutz and Beatrice et Benedict (for Opéra Comique), Das Portrait (Bregenz Festival), The Pearl Fishers (ENO), Le Donneur de Bain (Théâtre Marigny), La Grande Magie (Comédie Francaise), La Comedie des Erreurs (Theatre Vidy), The Firebird and Carl Davies’ ballet of Aladdin (New National Theatre Tokyo),…

Ben Pacey

Ben designs sets, spaces, lighting and interactive environments. He’s made installations, animations, and written performance texts. Design includes The Mostly Everything People’s Very Important Child; Greg Wohead’s Comeback Special; Adventures of the Little Ghost for Sophie Nüzel; Kiln Ensemble’s A Journey Around My Skull; Melanie Wilson’s Landscape II (co-design). Lighting includes Sleepdogs’ Dark Land Light…

Renee De Neve

Renee likes to experiment with different mediums of photography from Polaroid to Disposable Cameras to Medium Format. She is still developing her niche photographically but enjoys capturing and experimenting with landscape, protests, street and portrait photography. Renee is currently studying Photographic Arts at the University of Westminster. Some of her photos have been used on…

Edward Lewis

Edward studied Music at Oxford University and subsequently trained as a composer and sound designer at the Bournemouth Media School. He works in theatre, film, television and radio. He has recently been nominated for several Off West End Theatre Awards, and films he has recently worked on have won several awards at the LA International…

RADAR Performance: Chapel Street

Presented by Scrawl Productions in collaboration with Richard Jordan Productions Ltd in association with the Bush Theatre as part of RADAR 2012 ‘If I died tomorrow, I would have died having done nothing. So I made a promise there and then that we would live tonight like it was our last’ He’s been let down,…

Encounters

Meet Bush Associate Artists Sabrina Mafhouz and Caroline Horton in these two intimate, frankly spoken and wildly funny solo shows performed over one evening. You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy by Caroline Horton January 1945. Paris has been liberated. Christiane, an eccentric and acutely myopic Parisian waits at Gare Du Nord for a ticket…

You’re Not Like the Other Girls Chrissy

Winner of The Stage Awards Best Solo Performance, Edinburgh Festival 2010 January 1945. Paris has been liberated. Christiane, an eccentric and acutely myopic Parisian waits at Gare Du Nord for a ticket to England to be reunited with her fiancé. Whilst she waits, this gloriously irrepressible mademoiselle recounts the story of her love affair with…

ANGLE at the Bush

An explosive double bill of new, short plays found in West London, directed by Blanche McIntyre and performed in an exciting space at the new Bush: REPENTANCE by Mediah Ahmed Tug of war. A game I used to play as a child. It was fun then. A miniature epic about a Muslim girl, her new…

The Kitchen Sink

This is a very good place to come from. Cos it’s knackered and funny and it’s falling in the sea… But it’s not a good place to end up Things aren’t going to plan for one family in Withernsea. Pieces are falling off Martin’s milk float as quickly as he’s losing customers and something’s up…

THE CONTINGENCY PLAN: A READING

THE CONTINGENCY PLAN is a provocative double bill from the frontline of climate change. They both stand alone and are complementary. Together, they present an epic portrait of an England of the near future, in which huge flooding has destroyed Bristol and threatens to sink the east coast. First produced at the Bush in 2009,…