Mush and Me & True Brits

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Part of Radar 2014

RADAR is the Bush Theatre's annual festival of new writing, featuring new shows, sneak peeks and a host of late-night events. Every night is different, so scroll down to see what's included in your ticket.

Mush and Me

by Karla Crome
Presented by Lip Sink, Francesca Clark Productions in collaboration with Richard Jordan Productions
He had two sons. Isaac AND Ishmael. And Ishmael branched out a bit. He went to live in the desert, got married, had children. Then, a few hundred years later, the prophet is born and boom. It’s Islam. So me and you are actually related.

A Jew and a Muslim walk into a bar… People talk. Rumours spread. In Wetherspoons and hotel rooms, two young believers are reluctantly falling in love. Cultural pressures and contemporary life collide in this funny new love story by Karla Crome. A story about faith, family and bacon butties. Winner of the Ideas Tap Underbelly Edinburgh Award and Holden Street Adelaide Fringe Award.

 


 

True Brits

by Vinay Patel
Presented by Rich Mason Productions in association with HighTide Festival Theatre
When a violent encounter leads to a whirlwind romance, young Rahul is more than willing to be caught up. But in the aftermath of 7/7, his world changes in ways he cannot control, drawing him into ever-darker places as he struggles to remain part of a British society that now distrusts him on sight.

Sweeping between the paranoid London of 2005 and the euphoric city of the 2012 Olympics, HighTide Escalator writer Vinay Patel’s debut play is an honest, humorous, hopeful play about wanting to love and be loved. By your crush. By your friends. By your country. Following a highly acclaimed run at this summer’s Edinburgh Fringe, True Brits has its London debut at RADAR.

 


Cast, Creatives and Credits

Mush and Me
Writer Karla Crome
Created by Karla Crome, Daniella Isaacs and Rosy Banham
Cast Daniella Isaacs, David Mumeni
Director Rosy Banham
Producer Francesca Clark
Dramaturg Joel MacCormack
Designer Carla Goodman
Composer David Ridley
Lighting Designer Chris Withers
Collaborative Producer Richard Jordan
From a concept and idea developed with Daniella Isaacs and Rosy Banham. Produced by Lip Sink, Francesca Clark Productions in collaboration with Richard Jordan Productions
True Brits
Writer Vinay Patel
Director Tanith Lindon
Lighting Designer Tim Bray
Producer Rich Mason
Presented by Rich Mason Productions in association with HighTide Festival Theatre

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A sharp, engaging, funny piece of writing from a very talented young writer
A subtly compelling debut
Scotsman on True Brits
Highly recommended.
The Telegraph on Mush and Me
A pristine piece of theatre
WhatsOnStage
Utterly Captivating.... This is an intelligent, beautiful piece of theatre
BroadwayBaby on True Brits

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