This Place We Know

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Meeting, information point and box office located at Shepherd’s Bush Boutique Hotel, 11/12 Poplar Mews, London W12 7JS. Open from 26 September.

The Uxbridge Road is one of the longest and most diverse roads in Europe and has been the Bush’s home for the last 4 years.

In an extraordinary love-letter to its home, This Place We Know brings together a series of specially-commissioned short plays to be performed in borrowed spaces along this West London artery.

Discover stories of heartbreak, joy, loss and retribution in pubs, churches and karaoke bars. At times funny, mysterious and foreboding, each is an intimate tale woven into the fabric of the city by the hottest new writers.

Bush Locals get two £10 tickets per show. Log in to access your discounted tickets!

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This Place We Know is supported by the MA Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins. It is kindly sponsored by members of the 144 Club, to find out more and how to join click here

The Bush Theatre is proud to be working in partnership with Artistic Directors of the Future, the UK’s first BAME-led arts organisation dedicated to creating change at leadership level in mainstream producing theatres across the UK.

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from the producing masterclass last weekend with the babes @ShawabIqbal at @bushtheatre 💫 https://t.co/3fDVBMAGVz
tobes
@bobimono
20 Jan
Had a lot of fun writing this. (I promise next time I'll make it more profound 😂) Big ups @bushtheatre fam for the… https://t.co/tJAuJgRttj
Benedict Lombe
@benelombe
20 Jan
Casey Bailey
@MrCaseyBailey
20 Jan
What's this? Another brilliant blog from one of our Emerging Writers' Group members? 💚 https://t.co/WfxofBUihF
Deirdre O'Halloran
@deirdre_OH
20 Jan
@bushtheatre for their sensational show The Arrival, which concluded its run last Saturday. A play of extraordinar… https://t.co/T7J8pOoC7Q
Jonathan F K Neill
@JonathanFKNeill
20 Jan
Decided this week I wanted to go to the theatre. It’s been a while and despite being a bit skint atm I booked a tkt… https://t.co/BlYpnx0HHY
Romica Sharma
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18 Jan

Bush Green

Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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There must be magic in the atmosphere By Benedict Lombe

Benedict Lombe from our Emerging Writers Group writes about diasporic experience. It’s 3am. I’m sitting in my room wolfing down a pack of Doritos and thinking about the night I just had. I’m also thinking – quite intensely – about who decided we needed more than one flavour of Doritos? Bro, you hit the jackpot…

Rachael Merry: The BSL access is ‘rooted in the telling of the story’

Zia Ahmed’s tender, funny, lyrical play about finding love and holding onto it with everything you have is keen to cross boundaries. Vital to the three-hander is Rachael Merry, who uses BSL interpretation to convey the poetic beauty of Ahmed’s language . Rachael talks to us about the show, language, and the role of accessibility…

Lauren Clancy: “What can our next government do for the arts?”

In two days’ time the country will head to the polls to decide who our next government will be. While this will be a pivotal moment for the nation in many ways, at the Bush we are keenly aware of the shared responsibility of the sector to ensure arts and culture sit firm on our…