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Following on from the success of 50 Ways to Leave your Lover and 50 Ways to Leave your Lover at Christmas, the Bush has commissioned five of London's hottest new Playwrights Zawe Ashton, James Graham, Joel Horwood, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and Michelle Terry for our next audience inspired summer romp suddenlossofdignity.com.

You can insure your car, your luggage and your pets against loss: why not your dignity? suddenlossofdignity.com lets you do just that. Make your claim and we'll send you back others' tales of humiliation and ignominy to cheer you up. Our crack team of playwrights will then use our favourite stories (anonymously of course) to create a show that will make you laugh, cry, cringe, and hold your head up high once more.

For all those of you who have unwittingly tucked your skirt into your knickers, pestered your ex with drink-and-dial or decided that your sister's wedding was the ideal time to try your hand at breakdancing, suddenlossofdignity.com is the ideal collective therapy – hilarious, revealing and oddly touching.

Come all ye undignified, you have nothing left to lose.

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Latitude Festival 16-19 July

Ustinov @ Theatre Royal Bath 23-25 July

LIFT Molten Festival, Barking 25 August

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Felix Scott

Theatre includes The Man Who Had All the Luck (Donmar Warehouse); In The Heart of America (John Gielgud Theatre); Sentenced (Union Theatre); 16 Minutes (Nabakov); Breaktime (Pleasance Theatre); Lost Yet Found (Hampstead Theatre)

Television includes Holby City, The Bill, Missing, Plus One, Lewis II, Wire in the Blood

Film includes Artefacts, 'Till Something Better Comes Along

Katie Lyons

Theatre includes The Receptionists, 13 O' Clock, Maybe We Could (Pleasance, Edinburgh); Fanny and Madge (Gilded Ballroom, Edinburgh/Old Red Lion)

Television includes Survivors, Boy A, The Catherine Tate Show, The Complete Guide to Parenting, Seven Second Delay, Green Wing, No Child of Mine

Film includes Sydney Turtlebaum, The World According to Albert Landers, The Boat That Rocked, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Kathryn Drysdale

Theatre includes A Midsummer Night's Dream. Love's Labour's Lost (RSC, Novello Theatre); Catch (Royal Court); Far Away, Fen, 23:59 (Sheffield Crucible Theatre); Eliza's House (Manchester Royal Exchange); Billy and the Crab Lady (Soho Theatre)

Television includes Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Tripping Over, Dr Who, Sister Frances, From Bard to Verse, Mersey Beat and Holby City

Film includes St Trinians, The Brussels, Blood on Benefits and Vanity Fair

Hugh Skinner

Hugh Skinner returns to the Bush Theatre, where he previously appeared in 2 May 1997 and Suddenlossofdignity.com. His other theatre work includes The Great Game (Tricycle Theatre), Angry Young Man (Trafalgar Studios), The Enchantment (National Theatre), Senora Carrar’s Rifles (Young Vic), and ); French Without Tears (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford). Television credits include Any Human Heart, Tess of the D’Urbervilles and Bonkers; and for film, Day of the Dead.

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Gonna be ace! 🎭 Seeing #TheArrival @bushtheatre next Monday! #greatcast 👍 https://t.co/sAna00IjDy
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@helenjerome
18 Nov
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Alichè
@ItsAliche
13 Nov
So we can report that @bushtheatre Pub Quizzes are awesome and the next one is on 11 December and it’s CHRISTMAS TH… https://t.co/Yr0dnHJPA0
Nick Hern Books
@NickHernBooks
13 Nov
Our amazing brother in law Bijan Sheibani has a play on @bushtheatre check out the trailer (filmed in the café 😅) &… https://t.co/zz80VccalM
Bel & Nev
@BelAndNevCafe
13 Nov
I’m going to see this on 25 November... highly recommended! #TheArrival #BijanSheibani https://t.co/Wl2drTP9sd
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@maxfarrar
13 Nov

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