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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Conversations, dispatches and ideas from the Bush Theatre.

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Daniel Bailey: Reflections on the last year at the Bush

On Monday 16th March 2020, like most venues across the city, we closed our doors in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic. It was a difficult time for us and we weren’t sure how things were going to pan out, but looking back I’m proud that the Bush team found ways to keep connected with…

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For LGBTQ+ History Month we reached out to arts journalist and editor Zoe Paskett to share her five seminal plays about queer women, written by queer women. Zoe is a freelance writer who previously worked for Evening Standard, where she covered some of the most exciting cultural activities in London – from theatre, comedy, and…

Our doors are closed for now, but our work continues

Due to the latest government COVID-19 restrictions, the Bush Theatre building is now temporarily closed to the public.   Thank you to everyone who has been able to visit and support us since we reopened. It was a joy to be able to welcome you back into our spaces.  We are determined to find ways…