The Accordion Shop by West London Free School

by Cush Jumbo
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Mister Ellody has quietly kept his accordion shop going on his local high street for generations. One day, he steps out of his door and witnesses an extraordinary incident: hundreds of young people are surging onto the street, and they’ve all received the same text message on their phones which simply says “RIOT. THE ROAD. 7pm TONIGHT.”


Cush Jumbo is an award-winning actress and writer. Cush was nominated for an Olivier Award in 2014 for Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre for Josephine and I which she wrote and performed to rave reviews at the Bush Theatre.

Cush won the award for Best Actress at The Manchester Theatre Awards 2014 for her performance as Nora in A Doll’s House at The Royal Exchange. Prior to this Cush was nominated for an Olivier Award for her performance as Mark Antony in Julius Caesar at The Donmar Warehouse, and was awarded the prestigious Ian Charleson Award 2012 for her performance as the Shakespearean heroine Rosalind in Greg Hersov’s production of As You Like It at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester.

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And with that #AnAdventure is #AMemory. It’s been a total privilege working alongside it @bushtheatre . What a show… https://t.co/ID24U99Hpo
Guy Clark
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21 Oct
Beautiful epic heart-rending storytelling by @VinayPatel last night @bushtheatre Thank you @LauraHanna1 for taking… https://t.co/ohwLvZn6VH
peta cornish
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21 Oct
Rasik x Jyoti. An Adventure @bushtheatre. Goodbye. ❤️ https://t.co/iMlyLGBcFH
Anjana Vasan
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21 Oct
Just watched #AnAdventure by @VinayPatel at the @bushtheatre. The cast is terrific and the writing is bold, honest,… https://t.co/cqsdCHTNsg
Mathew Kollamkulam
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21 Oct
It was the final performance of #AnAdventure last night & this production has totally overwhelmed how much I ever a… https://t.co/1OIBRbt4Pd
The Shining(rid) ☠️
@IngridBanerjee
21 Oct
Last day of @VinayPatel's extraordinary #AnAdventure @bushtheatre. Can't be there unfortunately, but here's some o… https://t.co/mP3I9MOS1g
Ed Clarke
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20 Oct

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