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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH OCTOBER 2013

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, 7 Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London W12 8LJ
 
 
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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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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  34% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from The Herd
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £79  41% 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
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  33% 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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Made of Dough
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 25th March to 15th May 2016
Market Yard, Shepherds Bush Yard, Goldhawk Road, W12 | 4 minutes from The Herd
London Pizza Festival Champions, Made of Dough take their award-winning Neapolitan pizza to Market Yard Kitchen for a 6-week residency from 25th March 2016. The brand ...More
 
 
 
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Lewis Watson
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 4th May 2016 - 7.30pm
Bush Hall, 310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
The folk-pop singer-songwriter performs new material from his upcoming album....More
 
 
 
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Grant McLennan: 10th Anniversary Tribute Gig
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 7.45pm-11pm
Bush Hall, 310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
Stewart Lee acts as compere and performs alternative rock covers by the Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist....More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
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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Shepherd's Bush Green Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
It may be in the middle of a traffic island but Shepherd's Bush Playground, in the south west corner of Shepherd's Bush Green, is a great ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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KidZania London
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
A 20 million pound city in miniature, located next to the Marks & Spencer in west London's Westfield shopping mall, KidZania gives children aged four to ... More
 
 
 
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Hummingbird Deli
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
200 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 1 minute from The Herd
Opened in April 2015 as a 6 month pop up by Hummingbird Cafe owners, Hummingbird Deli offers healthy deli food to go for Shepherds Bush locals ... More
 
 
 
Shepherd's Bush Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Goldhawk Road, W12 | 1 minute from The Herd
This is a real locals' market selling mostly cheap clothes and household goods - so there are some real bargains to be had at Shepherd's Bush ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
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Tatra Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
24 Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 | 3 minutes from The Herd
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BPP Professional Education
London > Education > Business Faculties
Aldine Place, 142-244 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
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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
 
 
 
English Studio Language School
London > Education > English Language Courses
54 Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
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Shepherd's Bush Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
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FitnessFirst
London > Leisure > Fitness
West 12 Shopping Centre, First Floor, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 6 minutes from The Herd
A chain of health and fitness clubs. Excellent gyms stocked with the latest machines as well as a good selection of classes and well trained enthusiastic ... More
 
 
 
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Defector's Weld
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from The Herd
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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
 
 
 
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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 > 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Bush Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
310 Uxbridge Road, Uxbridge, W12 | 5 minutes from The Herd
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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