The P Word

by Waleed Akhtar
A Bush Theatre Production
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09 Sep to 22 Oct

‘I’m like the best version of brown. I’m not even into Pakistanis and I’d probably hook up with myself.’

Zafar flees homophobic persecution in Pakistan to seek asylum in the UK. Londoner Bilal (or Billy as he prefers to be known) is ground down by years of Grindr and the complexity of being a brown gay man. Their worlds are about to change forever.

Moving through casual hook-ups to the UK’s hostile environment, Waleed Akhtar’s sharp-witted and devastating new play charts the parallel lives of two gay Pakistani men. This story of who wins in the luck of life’s draw is a new Bush Theatre commission.


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Dates

09 September - 22 OctoberFrom £12

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed/Unwaged: From £15
  • Access: From £12
  • Standard: From £12

Saturday Matinees

17, 24 September and 1, 8, 15, 22 OctoberFrom £12

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed/Unwaged: From £15
  • Access: From £12
  • Standard: From £12

Wednesday Matinees

21, 28 September and 5, 12, 19 OctoberFrom £12

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed/Unwaged: From £15
  • Access: From £12
  • Standard: From £12
Running time approx 1 hours 15 minutes

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

Ticket info

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Age Guidance

14+

Content Warnings

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Access details

Relaxed & Sensory Adapted Performances

Sat 24 Sept at 2.30pm & Thurs 13 Oct at 7.30pm

Captioned Performances

Thurs 29 Sept at 7.30pm & Sat 8 Oct at 2.30pm

Audio Described Performances

Sat 1 Oct at 2.30pm & Thur 6 Oct at 7.30pm

Touch Tours

Sat 1 Oct at 1.30pm & Thur 6 Oct at 6.30pm


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