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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH APRIL 2014

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, 7 Uxbridge Road, Hammersmith and Fulham, London W12 8LJ
 
 
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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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We Are Proud to Present...  Photo by Keith Pattison  

   
We Are Proud to Present... - Photo by Keith Pattison

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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
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Kings Mall Car Park
 
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PRICING  £4-£18
DATES  17th, 18th and 19th February 2016
VENUE  Bush Theatre 
Children's story-telling festival Storystock returns to the Bush Theatre this February half term with engaging performers and favourite authors making the three-day extravaganza a must-visit for local parents. The daily programme features the Secret Garden Musical Storytelling Show, The Myth Marathon, The Tempest in a Tea Cup Puppet Show and Storyp... More about this event
 
Right NowRight NowRight Now After moving into their gorgeous new flat, Alice and Ben are delighted to discover their friendly neighbours across the hall. However, it soon becomes apparent that the family are keen to be more than just good neighbours. Rolling out the welcome mat and suggesting drinks, hors d'oeuvres and dancing, things soon begin to heat up and innocent invi2016-03-23T00:00:00+00002016-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Bush Theatre, 7  Uxbridge Road      W12 8LJ
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