The Herd

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH OCTOBER 2013

ADDRESS
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London W12 8LJ 
 
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Dates:
13th September 2013 until 26th October 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
From Sep 13, Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Sat 2.30pm, Sep 25, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 2.30pm (press night Sep 18), ends Oct 26
 
PRICES
Sep 13-17 previews £15, OAP £12, NUS/concs £10, Sep 18-30, Oct 1-26 Mon-Sat 7.30pm £19.50, OAP £15, NUS/concs £12, Wed, Sat 2.30pm £15, concs £10
 

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The HerdWe never meet the central character in Rory Kinnear's debut play, The Herd, but his presence is strongly felt. It's Andy's 21st birthday and his family are coming together to celebrate. Things don't quite turn out as planned - and that, put simply, is the message of the play. Andy's parents have split up under the strain of looking after their severely disabled son who has a mental age of nine months. There are some quick witted one-liners and moments of humour coupled with a big reveal which keep the momentum going. The play offers some life survival tips from a family which has undergone years of strain. A strong cast includes Emmy award winning actress Anna Calder Marshall, Adrian Bower whose television credits include Rev, Harry and Paul, Teachers and Gimme Gimme Gimme, and Louise Brealey who last appeared at the Bush Theatre in Sixty-Six Books. Kinnear (who is currently appearing in Othello) has teamed up with his friend from the National Theatre, the Olivier Award-winning director Howard Davies, who directs.

 

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  21% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from The Herd
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  40% off
3 - 5 Rockley Road, W14 | 6 minutes from The Herd
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel London
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £66  40% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 10 minutes from The Herd
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ...More
 
 
 
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Kansas London
Ongoing
Kansas
London > Events > Music  Dates: 17th July 2014 to 11th April 2015
Shepherd's Bush Empire, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
...More
 
 
 
Thomas & Friends: Tale Of The Brave London
Ends Today
Thomas & Friends: Tale Of The Brave
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Thursday 28th August 2014 - 10.30am
Vue Westfield, Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
...More
 
 
 
As Above, So Below London
On Soon
As Above, So Below
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 29th August to 5th September 2014 - Various Times
Vue Westfield, Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
Scarlett is a gung-ho tomb raider and academic, who hopes to complete her late father's quest to uncover the resting place of the fabled Philosopher's Stone. ...More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre London
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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | Same location as The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Herd
Shepherds Bush Library London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
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 The Herd
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 The Herd
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 The Herd
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 The Herd
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 The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Abu Zaad
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
29 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
...More
 
 
 
Tatra Restaurant London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tatra Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
24 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
Eastern European Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near The Herd

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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 The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 16 minutes from The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 22 minutes from The Herd
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 The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 9 minutes from The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westway Climbing Centre
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10 | 16 minutes from The Herd
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 The Herd
...More
 
 
 
The Sindercombe Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sindercombe Social
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
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 The Herd
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
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The Herd clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The Bluejay London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 1 minute from The Herd
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 The Herd
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
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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Meeting venue hire near The Herd

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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 The Herd
...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 The Herd
...More
 
 
 
Olympia London London
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 17 minutes from The Herd
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

 
AlbionAlbionSteve John Shepherd (who played the morally corrupt Michael Moon in EastEnders), plays Paul and Natalie Casey (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) plays Christine in the world premiere of Albion at the Bush Theatre, a new play by Chris Thompson that examines the turbulent rise of the new far right in modern day Britain. Set in The Albion, 12th September 2014Saturday 25th October 2014 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
Category: event
On Soon
Albion
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  12th September to 25th October 2014
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
Steve John Shepherd (who played the morally corrupt Michael Moon in EastEnders), plays Paul and Natalie Casey (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps) plays Christine in the world premiere of Albion at the Bush Theatre, a new play by Chris Thompson that examines the turbulent rise of the new far right in modern day Britain. Set in The Albion, ... More about this event
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.
IslandsIslandsCaroline Horton presents a black comedy inviting audiences into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out.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 
Caroline Horton presents a black comedy inviting audiences into the secretive world of off-shore tax havens and those who appear to have it all worked out.
 

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Monaara: Bold, vibrant & Artistics Scarves & Paintings by Monika D Kalra
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

The Hampshire Hog 18 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The Hampshire Hog in Kings Street, Hammersmith hosts Monaara with Monika's bold, vibrant and artistic scarves and paintings at display ...More

North Kensington Library
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

North Kensington Library 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Library located in Notting Hill, London....More

Yuri
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The Elgin 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

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Bill Bailey: Travel Photography
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Photographs from the comedian's travels, together with stills from the filming of the multi-award-winning documentary on Alfred Wallace, Bill Bailey's ...More

Riverside Studios History
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

An exhibition of 50 years' worth of previously unseen images from the photographic archive, featuring stars of stage and screen....More

Hamlet (Over 14s)
Theatre | Until 30th September 2014 

Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Zoe Ford directs an adapted version of Shakespeare's tragedy performed by Hiraeth Artistic Productions starring Adam Lawrence and Collette Cooper....More

War Games: How Britons Kept The Home Fires Burning Playing Trivial Pursuit
War Games: How Britons Kept The Home Fires Burning Playing Trivial Pursuit
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2014 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising 24 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Taking a different angle to most other World War One commemorations taking place in London this year, War Games at ...More

 
Edges
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Tabard Theatre 1.37 miles from Bush Theatre

This musical follows four twenty-somethings' journey to self-discovery as they face love, loss, and everything in-between. A huge hit on ...More

An Evening Of Magic And Astonishment (Over 14s)
Theatre | Until 28th August 2014 

Barons Court Theatre 1.5 miles from Bush Theatre

Magic, comedy, illusion and cabaret....More

The Magic Theatre
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

Barons Court Theatre 1.5 miles from Bush Theatre

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