Radar 2014

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No night is the same

“RADAR is one of the most open, honest theatre festivals you’re likely to come across.” Spoonfed

Now in its third year, the Bush Theatre’s annual festival returns to shine a spotlight on the hottest new writing talent from around the world. Featuring stimulating talks, stirring sneak peeks and inspiring shows, RADAR explores the urgent questions facing theatre in this moment and beyond.

This year, RADAR presents five of the most exciting and innovative new shows from across the UK, as well as a series of late-night events, debates and show cases of works in progress. Artists include Hetain Patel, Chris Thorpe and Brigitte Aphrodite alongside companies including Unlimited Theatre, Lip Sink, Two Destination Language and Bush alumni Associate Artists Iron Shoes.

Supported by Ideas Tap

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@bushtheatre

Congratulations to @LyricHammer and @bushtheatre who have been shortlisted as finalists in @TheStage Awards… https://t.co/pry9dzW7Fc
HammersmithLondon
@HammersmithBID
14 Dec
I had a wonderful time performing with LADs at @bushtheatre last night! Everyone was lovely, including the staff at… https://t.co/awffLVDp1n
Amelia Cavallo
@Bad_Ass_Blindy
14 Dec
Quite right too. https://t.co/o7HZL6T4U2
Sarah Rutherford
@DrSRutherford
14 Dec
feeling warm + toasty after #DripTheMusical @bushtheatre tonight. @AndrewFinnigan_ is - obz - immense and makes my… https://t.co/djvOk8a3wT
take another little Reece of my heart now baby
@connolly_reece
14 Dec
Hiding in the quick change cupboard for #Lads at @bushtheatre What a cracking show! I'm so privileged to have been… https://t.co/pdeS41HlMh
Emma Stevenson
@EmmaStevensonUk
13 Dec
And #UnwrappedFest is LAUNCHED! I used to visit the @bushtheatre as a little @goldsmithsuol arts student 10 years a… https://t.co/3PnZztnSPL
Victoria Falconer
@shesaws
11 Dec

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Life is An Adventure

In response to the themes of our production, An Adventure by Vinay Patel, the Community department at the Bush Theatre produced an inter-generational workshop for elders and students to come together to share stories from their lives and create pieces of original poetry. We chose our alumni Community Associate Company, Nubian Life, to be the…

Unwrapping ‘Unwrapped’ : Victoria Falconer introduces our new festive season

Time Out London’s “Top 10 Cabaret Superstars”, Victoria Falconer, gives us a breakdown of Unwrapped – the new cabaret and comedy festival she is curating at the Bush Theatre this December. Just a few short weeks ago, I was sitting in a coffee shop for an early meeting with Jess and Angela, two of the…

How Shared Reading Brings People Together

For the last two years, a group of local people has gathered in our Script Library over several cups of hot coffee to debate, discuss and share the plays that are being written and performed in our building. It’s an initiative we run with The Reader – a group that  has been changing lives across…