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  39% 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  25% 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
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London London
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £77  24% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from The Herd
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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Begin Again London
Now On
Begin Again
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 17th Jul 2014 - Various Times
Vue Westfield, Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
Greta comes to Manhattan with her boyfriend Dave Kohl, who has landed a major recording contract. Dave succumbs to his new found celebrity by cheating on ...More
 
 
 
Edge Of Tomorrow London
Now On
Edge Of Tomorrow
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 17th Jul 2014 - Various Times
Vue Westfield, Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
An alien race called the Mimics have overrun Europe and the United Defense Force (UDF) is preparing to storm the continent from multiple angles. General Brigham ...More
 
 
 
Transformers: Age Of Extinction London
Now On
Transformers: Age Of Extinction
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 17th Jul 2014 - Various Times
Shepherd's Bush Vue, West 12 Shopping Centre, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 6 minutes from The Herd
The alliance between humans and the robots has been broken and an elite CIA unit named Cemetery Wind now hunts the Transformers without mercy. Struggling inventor ...More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre London
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Bush Theatre
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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
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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
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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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Shepherds Bush Library London
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
...More
 
 
 
Tatra Restaurant London
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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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King Street College London
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 6 minutes from The Herd
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
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The Bluejay London
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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
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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
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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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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute London
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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
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Debenham House
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 Addison Road, Holland Park, Holland Park, London W14 | 15 minutes from The Herd
...More
 
 
 
Electric Cinema London
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 22 minutes from The Herd
...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 w14th July 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
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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.
 

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Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

A preview of the comic's material ahead of the festival....More

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Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

An exhibition of paintings by the local artist, who encapsulates frozen moments from everyday life in a style ranging from ...More

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Barons Court Theatre 1.5 miles from Bush Theatre

Historia Theatre Company presents Kate Glover's drama, set in the reign of the little-known Queen, whose achievements in an age ...More

The Magic Cavern
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Barons Court Theatre 1.5 miles from Bush Theatre

London's most intimate and atmospheric theatre show of traditional grand magic and illusion for the whole family....More

Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 1.62 miles from Bush Theatre

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 1.62 miles from Bush Theatre

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

Sunday Sunshine
Concerts | Until 26th October 2014 

Archangel 1.62 miles from Bush Theatre

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London Film And Comic Con
Kids Events | Until 13th July 2014 

Earls Court Exhibition Centre 1.63 miles from Bush Theatre

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