Harm

by Phoebe Eclair-Powell
A Bush Theatre Production
Book tickets
19 Jun to 26 Jun

I want Alice immediately. To suffer something unfortunate. To be friends with me… I don’t know. Both?

When an unhappy estate agent sells a house to Alice, a charismatic social media influencer, the two strike up an unlikely friendship. But as her obsession with Alice’s seemingly perfect world intensifies, the lines between online and reality become dangerously blurred.

A new play by Bruntwood Prize award winner Phoebe Eclair-Powell (WINK, Fury) and starring Kelly Gough (Broadchurch, Marcella), Harm is a thrilling and razor-sharp twisted comedy on the corrosive effects of social media and isolation, directed by Atri Banerjee (Hobson’s Choice).

★★★★ “Intoxicating from beginning to end.” Guardian
★★★★ “Kelly Gough shines” The Times
★★★★ “Grim, glittering and dangerously gripping.” London Theatre
★★★★ “Elevates the familiar into something extraordinary.” Daily Telegraph

Harm is made possible thanks to the support of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund, which enables the venue to produce work from April to June 2021.


Looking for show guidance and content warnings?
Read our Harm pre-show information or email [email protected] if you have specific concerns or questions.Theatre freelancer ticket scheme
We’re making 200 tickets for Harm available at £10 to theatre freelancers, many of whom have been affected by the theatre closures due to Covid-19. Find out more about the scheme here

See it safely mark - yellow tick in the shape of two light beams, with the hashtag #BackOnStage

We have been granted the use of Society Of London Theatre & UK Theatre’s ‘See It Safely’ mark. This certifies that we are complying with the latest Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, to ensure the safety of our staff and audiences. Find out more about the safety measures we have in place.

Times & Prices

Details

Dates

19 June - 26 JuneFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10

Saturday Matinees

19, 26 JuneFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10

Wednesday Matinees

23 JuneFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
Running time approx 1 hours 10 minutes

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

Ticket info

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Age guidance

14+

Please note

There is no late admission for this show.

Pre-show Cast and Creative Q&A

Tue 25 May at 6.45pm

Access details

Captioned Performance

Thur 03 Jun at 7.30pm

Touch Tour

Thur 10 Jun at 6.30pm

Audio Described Performance

Thur 10 Jun at 7.30pm


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Kelly Gough
Kelly Gough’s theatre credits include A Streetcar Named Desire (English Touring Theatre), Don Carlos (ARA), Macbeth (Second Age), All In The Timing (Iris Theatre), Big Love (Abbey Theatre), Falling Out of Love (Yew Tree Theatre), Macbecks (Long Road Productions), Pilgrims of the Night (Rough Magic), Playboy of the Western World (Druid Theatre), Phaedra, Vinegar Tom, Terrorism, Three Sisters, Twelfth Night and Yeats Trilogy (Samuel Beckett Theatre). On film she has appeared in the shorts In PurSUEt, Taking Stock and Cry Rosa, plus Out of Innocence, Kill Comman, Jump and Belonging to Laura. Her television credits include Marcella, Call the Midwife, Strike Back, Broadchurch (series 3), Class, The Fall (series 2 & 3), Country Woman, Vera, Casualty, Law & Order, Raw (series 2-5), Scup, This Is Night Live, An Crisis and The Clinic.

#HarmThePlay @bushtheatre

★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Daily Telegraph ★★★★ Times ★★★★ London Theatre ★★★★ Upcoming ★★★★ Stage ★★★★ Broadway World ★★★★… https://t.co/nLXPU9SJt7
Atri Banerjee
@atri_rohan
14 Jun
EVERYONE GO AND SEE #HarmThePlay @bushtheatre by the marvellous Phoebe Eclair-Powell. It will punch you in the guts - in a nice way...
Harriet Madeley
@harrietmadeley4
16 Jun
1.5 weeks left to catch #HarmthePlay @bushtheatre! Look how sad the woman will be if you don't go and see her... https://t.co/FyMHfroTW5
Jasmin Kent Rodgman
@JasminRodgman
17 Jun
EVERYONE GO AND SEE #HarmThePlay @bushtheatre by the marvellous Phoebe Eclair-Powell. It will punch you in the guts - in a nice way...
Harriet Madeley
@harrietmadeley4
16 Jun
★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Daily Telegraph ★★★★ Times ★★★★ London Theatre ★★★★ Upcoming ★★★★ Stage ★★★★ Broadway World ★★★★… https://t.co/nLXPU9SJt7
Atri Banerjee
@atri_rohan
14 Jun
★★★★ Guardian ★★★★ Daily Telegraph ★★★★ Times ★★★★ London Theatre ★★★★ Upcoming ★★★★ Stage ★★★★ Broadway World ★★★★… https://t.co/nLXPU9SJt7
Atri Banerjee
@atri_rohan
14 Jun

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