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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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@bushtheatre

And @bushtheatre writers’ room is officially one of my favourite places to work. Even if I do laugh every time I co… https://t.co/8igWQAG9QZ
Naomi Westerman
@naomi_jw
11 Dec
Last week’s @bushtheatre #NeighbourhoodProject highlights: Ethiopian coffee ceremony. Photoshoot!! 📸💄🤩 Free mince p… https://t.co/fQH1zN5dBc
Naomi Westerman
@naomi_jw
11 Dec
London!!! @shittheatre's #SingalongaMuppets is @bushtheatre for two more nights ONLY...and there's free whiskey a-g… https://t.co/TTDDXOsEi5
SM Publicity
@SMpublicity
11 Dec
And #UnwrappedFest is LAUNCHED! I used to visit the @bushtheatre as a little @goldsmithsuol arts student 10 years a… https://t.co/3PnZztnSPL
Victoria Falconer
@shesaws
11 Dec
@ThisisMilly_H @bushtheatre @shittheatre THIS SOUNDS AMAZING ohmydays 🤯😻 https://t.co/QtYRTFLi2j
Alex Marlow
@AlexJMarlow
11 Dec
Go guys! You’ve worked bloody hard on that script. Submit submit submit https://t.co/01SO9WG2f3
Stephen MyottMeadows
@StephenMyott
11 Dec

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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Life is An Adventure

In response to the themes of our production, An Adventure by Vinay Patel, the Community department at the Bush Theatre produced an inter-generational workshop for elders and students to come together to share stories from their lives and create pieces of original poetry. We chose our alumni Community Associate Company, Nubian Life, to be the…

Unwrapping ‘Unwrapped’ : Victoria Falconer introduces our new festive season

Time Out London’s “Top 10 Cabaret Superstars”, Victoria Falconer, gives us a breakdown of Unwrapped – the new cabaret and comedy festival she is curating at the Bush Theatre this December. Just a few short weeks ago, I was sitting in a coffee shop for an early meeting with Jess and Angela, two of the…

How Shared Reading Brings People Together

For the last two years, a group of local people has gathered in our Script Library over several cups of hot coffee to debate, discuss and share the plays that are being written and performed in our building. It’s an initiative we run with The Reader – a group that  has been changing lives across…