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While We're Here
By Barney Norris

A World Premiere performed at the Bush Theatre’s new studio and on tour in 2016. The play grew out of development workshops with the Royal Court Theatre and Spring Arts Centre in Havant. It was a co-production with Farnham Maltings supported by Arts Council England with development seeding by House.


Andrew French

Tessa Peake-Jones


Direction: Alice Hamilton

Set and Costume: James Perkins

Lighting: Sally Ferguson/Nic Holdridge

Sound: Dom Coyote

Photography: Mark Douet

‘With enormous empathy & equal amounts of restraint, the cast quietly snap your heart’

(Dominic Maxwell, The Times****)

‘It’s a play of little moments with big impact, and Alice Hamilton’s production is intimate and compassionate.’ (Dave Calhoun, TimeOut****)

This is a little gem of a play, sensitively written, deftly delivered’

(Sarah Hemming, Financial Times****)

Andrew French and Tessa Peake-Jones
Tessa Peake Jones and Andrew French
Andrew French
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Andrew French
Tessa Peake-Jones and Andrew French
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