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Explore the new Bush Theatre one year on following our £4.3 million redevelopment.

Our architects, Haworth Tompkins, won the RIBA Stirling Prize for Liverpool Everyman. We were nominated for The Stage Theatre Building of the Year 2017 and awarded highly commended in the AJ Retrofit award for Cultural Buildings.

Hear the story of how over 2016 the Bush Theatre transformed into an accessible and sustainable modern theatre for the future with more room for artists. Plus, learn about the history of the building – the Old Library of Shepherd’s Bush – and our journey over the last year.

You’ll get to see inside the new Studio and refurbished Theatre, backstage into the dressing rooms and get a sneak peek of companies in rehearsals. There are bright new offices and you’ll visit the room where our writers will pen their plays, where one of our playwrights will be at work.

The Bush Theatre is fully accessible. You can find out about what’s in each space and where everything is on our facilities page here.
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And with that #AnAdventure is #AMemory. It’s been a total privilege working alongside it @bushtheatre . What a show… https://t.co/ID24U99Hpo
Guy Clark
@GuyHClark
21 Oct
Beautiful epic heart-rending storytelling by @VinayPatel last night @bushtheatre Thank you @LauraHanna1 for taking… https://t.co/ohwLvZn6VH
peta cornish
@PetaCornish
21 Oct
Rasik x Jyoti. An Adventure @bushtheatre. Goodbye. ❤️ https://t.co/iMlyLGBcFH
Anjana Vasan
@aj_vasan
21 Oct
Just watched #AnAdventure by @VinayPatel at the @bushtheatre. The cast is terrific and the writing is bold, honest,… https://t.co/cqsdCHTNsg
Mathew Kollamkulam
@matt_thomk
21 Oct
It was the final performance of #AnAdventure last night & this production has totally overwhelmed how much I ever a… https://t.co/1OIBRbt4Pd
The Shining(rid) ☠️
@IngridBanerjee
21 Oct
Last day of @VinayPatel's extraordinary #AnAdventure @bushtheatre. Can't be there unfortunately, but here's some o… https://t.co/mP3I9MOS1g
Ed Clarke
@e301
20 Oct

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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Vinay Patel looks back on his Adventure

With An Adventure closing this weekend, it’s writer, Vinay Patel, reflects on the way the show has changed him There are three audience reactions that sum up how I have felt about the run of An Adventure. 1) Receiving an anonymous letter at the Bush from someone of Puerto Rican descent, telling me that the play…

Meet the Writer: Luke Barnes Q&A

Six years after his play Chapel Street  first played at the Bush Theatre, Luke Barnes is back with the raucous, nostalgic All We Ever Wanted Was Everything. We spoke to Luke about the show. Can you explain the story of All We Ever Wanted Was Everything? This is the millennial story. We were promised the world under Tony…

Bringing black critics into the room: A conversation with Bridget Minamore

Tasha Msanide, Bush Theatre’s Digital Marketing Officer, talks to Bridget Minamore, co-founder of Critics of Colour Welcome to Black History Month. A month where organisations scramble around to see how they can appear diverse before patting themselves on the back and forgetting all about it until next October. Obviously that’s not what Black History Month…