REVIEW: Old Bridge, Bush Theatre (Online)

Igor Memic’s thoughtful and sensitively written play may initially start off as a simple love story but builds into something much deeper and darker to mesmerising effect. Having won the 2020 Papatango New Writing Prize, Igor Memic’s Old Bridge is now getting a digital run following from a live audience run at the Bush Theatre… Read More

Review Round Up: Old Bridge, Bush Theatre

We round up the reviews for Igor Memic’s 2020 Papatango New Writing Prize winning play now playing at the Bush Theatre. The Guardian: *** “With strong jokes and jolts, Memic shows high promise but next time needs to go deeper and clearer from his jumping-off point.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Winning the Papatango Prize (which Memic did,… Read More

Review Round Up: Lava, Bush Theatre

We round up the reviews for Benedict Lombe’s play starring Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo. The Guardian: **** “Adékoluẹjo is a dazzling, captivating storyteller and joyous dancer. Under Anthony Simpson-Pike’s direction, she controls the stage with such ease, oozing charm and confidence.” WhatsOnStage: **** “Lava is an engrossing and exciting piece of theatre. But that is far from the… Read More

NEWS: Kelly Gough to Star in Harm at the Bush Theatre

The production is set to play at the theatre from the 17th May until the 26th June. The Bush Theatre has announced that Kelly Gough will star in the new monologue by Bruntwood Prize award-winning playwright Phoebe Eclair-Powell. Directed by Atri Banerjee (who won The Stage Debut Award for Best Director in 2019 for his… Read More

NEWS: Reece Lyons to Star in Overflow at the Bush Theatre

The new play by Travis Alabanza is set to run at the theatre from the 8th to the 22nd December. The Bush Theatre has confirmed that transgender actress, writer, and poet Reece Lyons will be playing the role of Rosie in Overflow, a new monologue by acclaimed writer and performer Travis Alabanza (Jubilee, Burgerz). Directed by… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for World Premiere of The High Table

Temi Wilkey’s debut play will premiere at the Bush Theatre from the 8th February. Directed by Daniel Bailey, casting has been confirmed for the upcoming world premiere of The High Table. The production is set to star: Stefan Adegbola, Jumoké Fashola, Ibinabo Jack, Cherrelle Skeete, and David Webber, alongside musician Mohamed Gueye. The dresses are chosen,… Read More

NEWS: Cast Announced for Chiaroscuro at the Bush Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the production which plays at the Bush Theatre from the 31st August. The cast and creative team have been announced for the production of Jackie Kay’s Chiaroscuro, which begins performances at the Bush Theatre on the 31st August. This production is set to star: Shiloh Coke (Misty at the Bush Theatre and… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 23rd June

Here’s a guide to a few of the most popular reads on Love London Love Culture this week…. Review round up of Napoli,Brooklyn at the Park Theatre: Love London Love Culture rounded up the reviews for the London run of Meghan Kennedy’s play, playing at the Park Theatre until the 13th July. Review round up… Read More

Review Round Up: Strange Fruit, Bush Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bush Theatre’s production of Caryl Phillips’ story of a family caught up between two cultures. WhatsOnStage: *** “A very necessary and excellent baton-passing revival.” The Guardian: **** “We expect plays today to be brisker and shorter, but Phillips’ portrait of a family divided against itself… Read More

NEWS: Lynette Linton Announces First Season at the Bush Theatre

Lynette Linton has confirmed details of her inaugural season as Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre. This newly announced 2019-2020 season is set to include UK debut plays from six playwrights alongside a new production of celebrated poet and playwright Jackie Kay’s first play Chiaroscuro directed by Lynette Linton. The theatre has also confirmed the appointment of five senior… Read More