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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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Goldhawk Road Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £94  26% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 1 minute from Bush Theatre
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
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £48  27% 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 through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  31% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 10 minutes from Bush Theatre
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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Alternative Theatres nearest Bush Theatre

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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
 
 
 
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The Playground Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Unit 8 Latimer Industrial Estate, Latimer Road, W10 | 17 minutes from Bush Theatre
In the Ladbroke Grove area of west London, just a ten-minute walk from Latimer Road tube station, The Playground Theatre is a ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
 
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Near Bush Theatre
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Gary Numan with The Skaparis Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 18th November 2018
Bush Theatre, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
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Gary Numan
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 18th November 2018 - 7pm
Bush Theatre, Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
The acclaimed London-born singer, songwriter, musician and producer returns to the stage to perform old and new electronica and synth-post punk material with The Skaparis Orchestra....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th November 2018 - 10am-7pm
Bush Theatre, Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
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Sights and Attractions near Bush Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bush Theatre
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Shepherd's Bush Green Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 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
 
 
 
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KidZania London
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Westfield London, Ariel Way, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
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 Bush Theatre
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
 
 
 
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Aquascutum, Westfield White City
London > Shopping > Clothing
Unit 2019 Westfield White City, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
Aquascutum invented the first waterproof cloth in 1853 (hence the name) and today the brand is still going strong. Having closed its historic Regent Street home, where ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Shikumen Shepherd's Bush
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Shikumen Shepherd's Bush, Dorsett Hotel, W12 | 1 minute from Bush Theatre
Serving authentic dim sum and classic Chinese dishes, Shikumen Shepherd's Bush has been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for its impressive homemade dim sum and excellent ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
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 ... More
 
 
 
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Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 19 minutes from Bush Theatre
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
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Puttshack
London > Leisure > Golf
Westfield London, Relay Square, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
Brought to you by the brains behind Bounce and the tech whizzes behind global phenomenon Topgolf, Puttshack ... More
 
 
 
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FirstLight Cycle
London > Leisure >
Westfield London, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
With cycle studios like Psycle and Boom Cycle popping up all over the capital, there's been something of an indoor cycling revolution in ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes Shepherd's Bush
London > Leisure >
Ariel Way, Westfield London, W12 | 3 minutes from Bush Theatre
Forget about ugly shoes. Bowling gets a dose of serious glamour at All Star Lane. Beautifully done with Art Deco styling, ... More
 
 
 
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Defector's Weld
London > Nightlife > Pubs
170 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2 minutes from Bush Theatre
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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
 
 
 
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 6 minutes from Bush Theatre
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 10 minutes from Bush Theatre
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 17 minutes from Bush Theatre
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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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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