Sarah Kendall / Sofie Hagen / Jen Brister / Mae Martin

An eclectic mix of the funniest and most surprising comedians in the UK.

Sarah Kendall: Best Show Nominee for Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015

“Kendall is a dextrous storyteller, dancing around dark moments, then skipping straight back to punchlines.”
★★★★ Times, ★★★★★ Herald


Sofie Hagen: Best Newcomer Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2015

“Warm, confident…Hagen is hilarious.”
★★★★★ Skinny


Jen Brister: “Blisteringly funny…Brister is a truly natural and gifted performer.” List

“Outrageously funny.” Metro


Mae Martin: “She had the audience in the palm of her hand” Three Weeks

“Full of the confidence of a veteran comedian… An hour of rapier wit and cute charisma.” Scotsgay

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An Open Letter to the Culture Secretary from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse Theatre Artistic Directors and cultural leaders on the importance of protecting representation in the sector

The Rt Hon Olivier Dowden CBE Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport 100 Parliament Street London SW1 2BQ Dear Oliver Dowden, Secretary of State for Culture, Throughout the last decade, British theatre has led the world with regard to the Black, Asian and ethnic diversity on our stages. Many of those actors…

10 Minute Masterclass | What’s the difference between theme and story?

Since closing our doors, the Bush team has continued working hard to bring exciting new voices to the UK stage. As part of this work, we are producing a series of 10 Minute Masterclasses to support anyone who is interested in writing and plays. In our latest 10 Minute Masterclass, Bush Artistic Director, Lynette Linton, guides…

10 Minute Masterclass | How to write a character with their own autonomy

Since closing our doors, the Bush team has continued working hard to bring exciting new voices to the UK stage. As part of this work, we are producing a series of 10 Minute Masterclasses to support anyone who is interested in writing and plays. In our latest 10 Minute Masterclass, Bush Associate Director, Daniel Bailey,…