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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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Go see #RestOfMeFloats at @bushtheatre opens this Wednesday!! https://t.co/Gtz21GjO3e
Tallulah Haddon
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18 Feb
Laura Godfrey-Isaacs
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18 Feb
And The Rest Of Me Floats by @Outbox_Theatre is a wonderfully rich, funny, personal, powerful show about gender exp… https://t.co/DDcfpirTjL
Jonathan Wakeham
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18 Feb
On the show TONIGHT we'll be chatting to Artistic Director of @Outbox_Theatre @BenBuratta about their forthcoming s… https://t.co/k91zQNTX0U
TheTripleMShow
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18 Feb
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Trans Creative
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17 Feb
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Outbox Theatre
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15 Feb

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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Bush Staff Recommends: LGBT+ Artists

February is an exciting time for reflection on all things LGBT+ as we celebrate communities past and present. Heterosexist society has meant that the great contributions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Asexual, Non-Binary and Intersex individuals have been systematically down-played, or entirely erased. LGBT+ History Month is a fantastic opportunity to combat this, sparking discussion and opening powerful…

Changing the face of LGBTQIA+ Casting

Tasha Msanide, Bush Theatre’s Digital Marketing Officer, talks to Charlotte Boden, founder of The Queer House about how the talent agency is revolutionising LGBTQIA+ casting.  The Queer house is a talent agency for LGBTQIA+ talent and creatives, who are leading the way to ensure that this community is at the forefront of representation. For years there…

Imposter Syndrome by Emerging Writer Sophia Chetin-Leuner

Sophia Chetin-Leuner from our Emerging Writers Group opens up about Imposter Syndrome First Emerging Writers Group (EWG) meeting. I’ve already googled everyone, obviously. Their accolades are big. Big awards, tv shows, productions. I hope no one googled me.  We go round, introduce ourselves. My eczema flares up when I’m nervous, and I feel myself getting…