Bush Retrospective: 2nd May 1997

A rehearsed reading of Jack Thorne's 2009 play

Bush Retrospective November will be Jack Thorne’s 2nd May 1997, which premiered at the Bush in 2009.

The rehearsed reading of BAFTA and Olivier Award winner Jack Thorne’s 2009 play will be followed by a panel discussion where Jack will be joined by Matilda Feyiṣayọ Ibini, writer of new play Sleepova, which will have its world premiere in February 2023.

A smouldering play about escaping the past, seizing the present and owning the future, as the Tories are defeated New Labour after 18 years in power, 2nd May 1997 tells three deeply personal stories which emerge from the euphoria and despair.

The 2009 Original Cast included Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Hugh Skinner and Linda Broughton.

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