Overflow

by Travis Alabanza
A Bush Theatre Production
Book tickets
31 Aug to 09 Oct

‘Club toilets have taught me more about sisterhood than any book

Cornered into a flooding toilet cubicle and determined not to be rescued again, Rosie distracts herself with memories of bathroom encounters, drunken heart-to-hearts by dirty sinks, friendships forged in front of crowded mirrors, and hiding from trouble.

But with her panic rising and no help on its way, can she keep her head above water?

Following the success of the live performances which were curtailed due to lock-down and the huge international response to the online broadcast, Overflow, a hilarious and devastating tour of women’s bathrooms by acclaimed writer and performer Travis Alabanza (Jubilee, Burgerz), directed by Debbie Hannan and performed by Reece Lyons returns for a limited season.

★★★★ ‘a future classic’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘thought-provoking’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘a rallying cry for change’ Broadway World
★★★★ ‘filled to the brim with joy, pain and humour’ The Stage
‘warm, funny, sympathetic’ Pink News
‘we are reminded of the thrill that comes with a night out’ Diva

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Times & Prices

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Dates

31 August - 09 OctoberFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15

Saturday Matinees

4, 11, 18, 25 September and 2, 9 OctoberFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15

Wednesday Matinees

8, 15, 22, 29 September and 6 OctoberFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15
Running time approx 1 hours

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

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Age guidance

14+

Content warnings

Strobe lighting and loud noises are used in the show. See the 'Pre-Show information' for more show information and content guidance.

Access details

Captioned Performances

Thurs 16 Sept at 7:30pm, Sat 2 Oct at 2:30pm

Audio Described Performancess

Sat 25 Sept at 2:30pm, Thurs 30 Sept at 7:30pm

Touch Tours

Sat 25 Sept at 1:30pm, Thurs 30 Sept at 6:30pm

Relaxed & Sensory Adapted Performances

Sat 18 Sept at 2:30pm, Thurs 23 Sept at 7:30pm


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Cast

Reece Lyons
Reece Lyons is a transgender actress, writer and poet based in London. She is a Roundhouse resident artist where her work has previously gone viral and has been watched by over 4 million people online. Select credits include: HANNA (Amazon Prime), Life & Rhymes (Sky Arts), Fierce Sisters (Mimbre).

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LAVA @bushtheatre is an absolute sensation. The radical, vivid clarity of @benelombe's writing is beyond incredible… https://t.co/Buu1zQtq0m
Kwame Owusu
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23 Jul
Oh no! Not the Bush, too! 😭 https://t.co/XXdaYcw1tL
Dr. Jami Rogers
@publicradionerd
23 Jul
@bushtheatre Sending love to all you brilliant people.
Shane Morgan 💙
@MrShaneMorgan
23 Jul
@bushtheatre Sending love to the team x
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23 Jul
I’ve seen everything @bushtheatre has produced in the last 5 years, Lava @benelombe is one of my favourite pieces o… https://t.co/L2ok0jTMJ2
alistair wilkinson
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23 Jul
I’ve seen everything @bushtheatre has produced in the last 5 years, Lava @benelombe is one of my favourite pieces o… https://t.co/L2ok0jTMJ2
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23 Jul

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