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Where’s My Seat?, Bush Theatre

Where’s My Seat?, Bush Theatre

The first short shows at the new venue are a taster for the future

Sharp satire in an empty room: Nina Sosanya in ‘Where’s My Seat?’Manuel Harlan

They say that moving home is always traumatic. So the Bush Theatre in west London must be feeling a wee bit fragile because it has recently upped sticks and taken up residence in the Old Shepherds Bush Library building just around the corner from its historic but rather leaky former home. Yet it’s typical of this spunky venue that it celebrates the first stages of the move with not only a trilogy of short plays, but also with an invitation to the audience to comment on its new space.

Jack Thorne's short play has a singular voice which suddenly makes the other two efforts look weak

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