Jen Brister

Ever wanted to know the meaning of life? No, neither has Jen, she’s too busy trying to stop her twins from using her shoes as a toilet. Still, we’re only on this planet for a finite time, wouldn’t it be good to find a bit of meaning in your otherwise pointless existence? Join Jen as she clutches at all the straws trying to make sense of it all.

“This is as near perfect stand up as I have seen”
ScotsGay.co.uk ★★★★★

“Blisteringly funny”
List ★★★★

“A confident and charismatic performer”
Edinburgh Evening News ★★★★

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National Theatre
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06 May
Our friends at @bushtheatre are re-opening with the thrilling stage production of #HarmthePlay by Bruntwood Prize w… https://t.co/cGWu1EKcwm
Orange Tree Theatre
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06 May
Miss Mary
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05 May
The Bush Theatre has established a new Ticket Scheme for Theatre Freelancers, many of whom have been affected by th… https://t.co/kBQ6QazUlU
Freelancers Make Theatre Work
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03 May
Our awesome neighbours @bushtheatre, smashing it as always! 👏👏👏 If you're a theatre freelancer, apply for up to tw… https://t.co/V7XgZw06I4
Nick Hern Books
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03 May
The Bush Theatre has established a new Ticket Scheme for Theatre Freelancers, many of whom have been affected by th… https://t.co/kBQ6QazUlU
Freelancers Make Theatre Work
@FreelancersMake
03 May

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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Daniel Bailey: Reflections on the last year at the Bush

On Monday 16th March 2020, like most venues across the city, we closed our doors in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic. It was a difficult time for us and we weren’t sure how things were going to pan out, but looking back I’m proud that the Bush team found ways to keep connected with…

Zoe Paskett: five seminal plays about queer women, by queer women

For LGBTQ+ History Month we reached out to arts journalist and editor Zoe Paskett to share her five seminal plays about queer women, written by queer women. Zoe is a freelance writer who previously worked for Evening Standard, where she covered some of the most exciting cultural activities in London – from theatre, comedy, and…

Our doors are closed for now, but our work continues

Due to the latest government COVID-19 restrictions, the Bush Theatre building is now temporarily closed to the public.   Thank you to everyone who has been able to visit and support us since we reopened. It was a joy to be able to welcome you back into our spaces.  We are determined to find ways…