We Are Proud to Present...

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH APRIL 2014

ADDRESS
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London W12 8LJ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
28th February 2014 until 12th April 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
7pm/7.30pm, mats 2.30pm
 
PRICES
£15 (Adults), £12 (Senior Citizens), £10 (Concessions)
 

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We Are Proud to Present...An usher takes you in through the back door of the Bush Theatre before We Are Proud to Present... begins, inviting the audience to look around the rehearsal room, to immerse yourself in the rather uncomfortable subject at hand: genocide. Reading Wikipedia entries, we can also see images of the Herero people, 80 per cent of whom, we later learn, were wiped out. This is a play about a group of actors putting on a play about the German occupation of Sudwestafrika from 1884-1915 and it does so with some humour, plenty of improv, discussion, and increasingly heated arguments. There's excellent acting from the cast of six - which includes Ayesha Antoine as group leader, and Kingsley Ben-Adir - who ad lib a brilliant and humourous jamming session. There are frustrating moments when the lights come up - just when we were getting into a meaty bit of the story - stopping the action for a present-day discussion among the actors. But when the dramatic climax comes it reveals what the play has been getting at - that these issues are not only in the past - and there's a horribly long awkward pause at the end which leaves you feeling mighty uncomfortable and a bit confused about what just happened.

 

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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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
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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
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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
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Islands
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