Perseverance Drive

 
 
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Dates:
4th July to 16th August 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
From Jul 4, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed, Sat 2.30pm (press night Jul 10, 7pm, no perf Jul 5, 9, 2.30pm), ends Aug 16
 
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£19.50, OAP £15, NUS/unwaged £12
 
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The Gillard family prepares for the funeral of their mother Grace in Perseverance Drive, a new play by Robin Soans set in Barbados and Leytonstone. Tensions ignite as Josh, cast out for being gay, arrives in Barbados after 6 years of excommunication. Bush Artistic Director Madani Younis directs this epic family story told in a witty and uplifting way.

 

About Bush Theatre

London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works are often accepted by the Bush Theatre, and find their way to the West End. Moving from the room above O'Neill's pub in Shepherds Bush Green to the former Shepherd's Bush Library building on Uxbridge Road in 2011, the theatre acquired larger premises as well as a laid back bar/library and cafe (open Monday to Saturday, 8am to 11pm), worth a visit even if you're not here to watch a play. More about Bush Theatre

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Dorsett Shepherds Bush London
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £103  32% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from Perseverance Drive
Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed red brick landmark building which opened as the Pavilion Cinema in 1923. Unoccupied since ...More
 
 
 
ibis London Shepherds Bush London
ibis London Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £44  27% off
3 - 5 Rockley Road, W14 | 6 minutes from Perseverance Drive
ibis London Shepherds Bush is located in London's Hammersmith - Fulham neighbourhood, close to Shepherd's Bush Empire, Westfield London, and Hammersmith Apollo. Nearby points of interest ...More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London London
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £77  30% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from Perseverance Drive
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior to the rooms' understated sophistication to the spa's calm ...More
 
 
 
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Boyhood London
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Boyhood
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 25th to 31st Jul 2014 - Various Times
Vue Westfield, Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Drama about a boy's coming of age, shot over 12 years with the same crew and cast. When we first meet Mason Jr, he's preparing to ...More
 
 
 
Sarah Jarosz London
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Sarah Jarosz
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 25th July 2014 - 7.30pm-11.30pm
Bush Hall, 310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 5 minutes from Perseverance Drive
The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Austin, Texas, plays bluegrass and folk with a progressive edge to promote her album Build Me Up From Bones....More
 
 
 
Chef London
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Chef
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 25th to 30th Jul 2014 - Various Times
Shepherd's Bush Vue, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 6 minutes from Perseverance Drive
When prestigious food critic and blogger Ramsey Michel makes a reservation at his restaurant, cook Carl Casper plans a daring new menu but the owner Riva ...More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre London
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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | Same location as Perseverance Drive
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ...More
 
 
 
Vue Westfield London
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Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
London's biggest shopping centre now has a cinema megaplex to match its size and gradeur in the shape of Vue Westfield, which opened in February 2010. ...More
 
 
 
Laugh London
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Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 5 minutes from Perseverance Drive
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ...More
 
 
 
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Shepherds Bush Library London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
In the shadow of the Westfield Shopping Centre, the £2 million Shepherds Bush Library easily competes with the sharp architectural lines and bright lights of the ...More
 
 
 
BBC Television Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BBC Television Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Wood Lane, W12 | 7 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Although sold to property developers in July 2012, the BBC will remain, in part at least, at the iconic BBC Television Centre, its home since 1960. ...More
 
 
 
Louise T Blouin Institute London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Louise T Blouin Institute
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
3 Olaf Street, W11 | 10 minutes from Perseverance Drive
The Louis T Blouin Foundation, one of the largest not-for-profits in the art world, focuses on exploring the interplay between art and neuroscience. Most famous for ...More
 
 
 
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 5 minutes from Perseverance Drive
At a whopping 150,000 square metres the imposing Shepherd's Bush Westfield Shopping Centre has the dubious honour of being London's largest shopping mall. Opened on 30th ...More
 
 
 
Warren Evans Furniture London
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 9 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ...More
 
 
 
Alessi London
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Alessi
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 9 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Over the years Alessi has attracted a host of talented designers including Norman Foster, Aldo Rossi and Marc Newson, to keep their functional, eye-pleasing range of ...More
 
 
 
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Abu Zaad London
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Abu Zaad
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
29 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Perseverance Drive
An excellent authentic Syrian restaurant. It’s cheap and the décor isn’t up to much but don’t let that fool you, there’s some skilled hands at work ...More
 
 
 
Defector's Weld London
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Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Perseverance Drive
...More
 
 
 
Tatra Restaurant London
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Tatra Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
24 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Eastern European Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near Perseverance Drive

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King Street College London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 4 minutes from Perseverance Drive
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ...More
 
 
 
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes London
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Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 16 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ...More
 
 
 
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art London
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 22 minutes from Perseverance Drive
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ...More
 
 
 
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K Spa at K West Hotel London
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K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Book in for some freeze-thaw action at the K Spa at the K West Hotel, an oasis of calm in a stylishly modernised former ...More
 
 
 
Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic London
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Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 9 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy....More
 
 
 
Westway Climbing Centre London
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Westway Climbing Centre
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10 | 16 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Probably the best climbing wall in London, with excellent supervision and facilities, and climbs to suit all levels of ability. Be warned - this is an ...More
 
 
 
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Defector's Weld London
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Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Perseverance Drive
...More
 
 
 
The Sindercombe Social London
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The Sindercombe Social
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Taking over the site of O'Neills on a prominent corner spot overlooking Shepherds Bush Green, The Sindercombe Social is a pub decked out like a US ...More
 
 
 
The Bull London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 6 minutes from Perseverance Drive
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The Bluejay London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 1 minute from Perseverance Drive
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ...More
 
 
 
Albertine Wine Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Albertine Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Wood Lane, W12 | 2 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Even though this wine bar is practically on the traffic hub of Shepherds Bush green and in the shadow of the mega Westfield Shopping Centre it ...More
 
 
 
BrewDog Shepherd's Bush London
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Perseverance Drive
With 40 draught taps BrewDog bar in Shepherd's Bush by BrewDog, Scotland's largest independent brewery, is a veritable cathedral to craft beer. It has the biggest ...More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 10 minutes from Perseverance Drive
...More
 
 
 
Debenham House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Debenham House
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 Addison Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W14 | 15 minutes from Perseverance Drive
...More
 
 
 
Olympia London London
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 17 minutes from Perseverance Drive
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ...More
 
 
 

Bush Theatre events

 
Perseverance DrivePerseverance DriveThe Gillard family prepares for the funeral of their mother Grace in Perseverance Drive, a new play by Robin Soans set in Barbados and Leytonstone. Tensions ignite as Josh, cast out for being gay, arrives in Barbados after 6 years of excommunication. Bush Artistic Director Madani Younis directs this epic family story told in a witty and uplifting w25th July 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
Category: event
Now On
Perseverance Drive
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  4th July to 16th August 2014
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
The Gillard family prepares for the funeral of their mother Grace in Perseverance Drive, a new play by Robin Soans set in Barbados and Leytonstone. Tensions ignite as Josh, cast out for being gay, arrives in Barbados after 6 years of excommunication. Bush Artistic Director Madani Younis directs this epic family story told in a witty and uplifting w... More about this event
AlbionAlbionBush Theatre presents a new play by Chris Thompson that examines the turbulent rise of the new far right in modern day Britain.12th September 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
Category: event
 
Albion
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  12th September to 25th October 2014
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
Bush Theatre presents a new play by Chris Thompson that examines the turbulent rise of the new far right in modern day Britain.
VisitorsVisitorsUp In Arms Theatre Company presents Linda Bassett and Robin Soans in Barney Norris's drama about a Wiltshire farming family facing tough decisions.26th November 2014Saturday 10th January 2015 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
Category: event
 
Visitors
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  26th November 2014 to 10th January 2015
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
Up In Arms Theatre Company presents Linda Bassett and Robin Soans in Barney Norris's drama about a Wiltshire farming family facing tough decisions.
IslandsIslandsThe show invites you into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out. Watch as they feed their addiction to wealth, power and material goods.15th January 2015Saturday 21st February 2015 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
Category: event
 
Islands
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  15th January to 21st February 2015
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
The show invites you into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out. Watch as they feed their addiction to wealth, power and material goods.
 

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Perseverance Drive
Theatre | Until 16th August 2014 

Bush Theatre

The Gillard family prepares for the funeral of their mother Grace in Perseverance Drive, a new play by Robin Soans ...More

Sarah Jarosz
Concerts | On 25th July 2014 

Bush Hall 5 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Austin, Texas, plays bluegrass and folk with a progressive edge to promote her album Build ...More

Derren Brown: Infamous
Theatre | Until 27th July 2014 

Hammersmith Apollo 19 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Andy Nyman directs the multi-award-winning showman in unsettling exhibitions of magicianship and psychological manipulation....More

Opera Holland Park: Adriana Lecouvreur
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Twelve years after Opera Holland Park last produced Adriana Lecouvreur, Cilea's sumptuously gorgeous opera returns to the leafy environs of ...More

Opera Holland Park: Norma
Concerts | Until 8th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Opera Holland Park stages a new production of Bellini's Norma this summer with a cast including Yvonne Howard, Heather Shipp ...More

Opera Holland Park: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland
Concerts | Until 2nd August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Investec present their operatic version of Lewis Carroll's classic children's story. Starring Fflur Wyn as Alice, with James Cleverton, Robert ...More

Opera Holland Park
Opera Holland Park
Concerts | Until 9th August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The annual Holland Park Opera is a highlight of summer in London, when the ...More

 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Kids Events | Until 2nd August 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

A highlight of Opera Holland Park in 2013, the specially commissioned family opera based on Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in ...More

 
Solko
Concerts | On 25th July 2014 

The Elgin 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

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Enjoy Yourself
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th July 2014 

The Flyover 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

DJ Mark Ross spins classic hip-hop, R&B, soul and club jams....More

 
 
 
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