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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Get your tickets for my show Mandrogyny at the fabulous @bushtheatre Friday 21 Dec. Songs of lost love, misplaced l… https://t.co/Z3FG9OTSag
Dusty Limits
@DustyLimits
10 Dec
@bushtheatre Well well well. This is very exciting indeed
jess espin
@JessEspin_x
10 Dec
#DripTheMusical sweetly amusing Saturday night theatre fix. 🐳 Loved the script library at @bushtheatre
bookish
@ZedVeeEss
08 Dec
Where better to while away a rainy hour than @bushtheatre library room? https://t.co/ykXDs87WEs
SY
@SYWrites
08 Dec
Took today off for some London exploration inc. amazing @Secondshotcafe coffee, the fab @royalacademy #RAOceania ex… https://t.co/wyANeQfWlP
PhilipGlanville
@PhilipGlanville
08 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…