Bush Theatre

 
 
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Bush TheatreLondon'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. Thankfully, despite the increased space - increasing capacity from 81 to seating for 144 people - the wonderful intimacy of the original venue remains intact, and the move can only help attract new audiences to this exceptional theatre. The theatrical experience and the quality of the acting talent who have been drawn to the Bush Theatre over the years is most impressive, with Alan Rickman, Anthony Sher, Simon Callow and Alison Steadman all putting in performances on the Bush's stage. Artistic Director Josie Rourke (2007-2011) left the Bush Theatre at the end of December 2011, handing over the reins to Madani Younis whose first season began in April 2012.

 

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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 w11th July 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
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Now On
Perseverance Drive
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  4th July to 16th August 2014
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
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
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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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Bush Theatre

Near Bush Theatre
Dorsett Shepherds Bush London
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £103  35% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from Bush Theatre
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  33% off
3 - 5 Rockley Road, W14 | 6 minutes from Bush Theatre
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  35% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from Bush Theatre
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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Alternative Theatres nearest Bush Theatre

Nearest to Bush Theatre
Lyric Hammersmith London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyric Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | 16 minutes from Bush Theatre
Frank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down ...More
 
 
 
Riverside Studios - Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 22 minutes from Bush Theatre
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ...More
 
 
 
Gate Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 24 minutes from Bush Theatre
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ...More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Bush Theatre

Near Bush Theatre
Vue Westfield London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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
 
 
 
Bush Hall London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 5 minutes from Bush Theatre
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ...More
 
 
 
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Events near Bush Theatre

Near Bush Theatre
Perseverance Drive London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Now On
Perseverance Drive
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th July to 16th August 2014
Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | Same location as 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 ...More
 
 
 
Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes London
Today Only
Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 11th July 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Shepherd's Bush Empire, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
The New Jersey-based singer-songwriter fronts the blues-rock outfit. With support from Gary US Bonds, Albany Down....More
 
 
 
Incognito London
On Soon
Incognito
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 12th July 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Shepherd's Bush Empire, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
Jazz-funk and acid jazz by the well-established band, led by Jean-Paul 'Bluey' Maunick....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bush Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bush Theatre
Shepherds Bush Library London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shepherds Bush Library
London > Attractions > Museums
6 Wood Lane, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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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Shopping near Bush Theatre

The best shops and markets near Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 9 minutes from Bush Theatre
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alessi
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Westfield Shopping Centre, W12 | 9 minutes from Bush Theatre
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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Restaurants near Bush Theatre

What are the best dining options near Bush Theatre London?
Abu Zaad London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Abu Zaad
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
29 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
...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 Bush Theatre
Eastern European Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Education near Bush Theatre

Near Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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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Leisure near Bush Theatre

Bush Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
K Spa at K West Hotel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 8 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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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Pubs near Bush Theatre

The best pubs near London Bush Theatre.
Defector's Weld London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
...More
 
 
 
The Sindercombe Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sindercombe Social
London > Nightlife > Pubs
2 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bush Theatre

Bush Theatre 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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bush Theatre.
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 Bush Theatre
...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 Bush Theatre
...More
 
 
 
Electric Cinema London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 22 minutes from Bush Theatre
...More
 
 
 
 

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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

Southside Johnny And The Asbury Jukes
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Shepherd's Bush Empire 2 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The New Jersey-based singer-songwriter fronts the blues-rock outfit. With support from Gary US Bonds, Albany Down....More

Daryl Hall & John Oates
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Hammersmith Apollo 19 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The long-established pairing who originate from Philadelphia, perform a selection of their pop and blue-eyed soul hits from across the ...More

Opera Holland Park: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | Until 12th July 2014 

Holland Park Theatre 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

A major artistic step for Opera Holland Park, this new production of Britten's haunting The Turn of the Screw is ...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

 
Julie Dexter
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

The Elgin 20 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

The vocalist performs jazz....More

Suzi Ruffell: Social Chameleon
Comedy | On 11th July 2014 

Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Suzi brings her new stand-up show after being on tour supporting Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe and Kevin Bridges. As heard ...More

Josh Widdicombe: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 11th July 2014 

Riverside Studios 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

Observational humour by the 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee....More

Yung Cheese
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 11th July 2014 

The Flyover 22 minutes walk from Bush Theatre

DJs spin cheesy pop and rock ballads....More

Qi Gong: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 26th September 2014 

The Apothecary Gallery 1.41 miles from Bush Theatre

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