What's on Shepherds Bush and Hammersmith September 2023
SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE
Diabolo Dance Theatre's production of 'Beautiful Island'
The UK Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce presents the Diabolo Dance Theatre's production of 'Beautiful Island', in London for one night only. The interaction between dancers, diabolos, strings, music, and totems composes a grand concerto that combines sound and vision on a grand scale. This mind-blowing circus theatre transcends boundaries and language and shares the beauty and diversity of Taiwan
JAMAICA VS THE WORLD: The Re-Match
Comedy warehouse of well known and less known comedians which will entertain surprise with many original acts
UNRULY - A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID MICHELL AND BEN ELTON
Join David Mitchell and comedian ( PEEP SHOW) and writer Ben Elton live to celebrate the publication of Mitchell's new book 'UNRULY'. A signed hardback copy of the book is included in the ticket price and will be available for collection on the night.
THE LYRIC THEATRE
1st to 30th September
Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Directed by Nicholai La Barrie.
They say kids will be kids, but the adults are worse - much worse.
The other day in the park, 11 year old Ferdinand knocked 11 year old Bruno’s two front teeth out. Their parents meet up to have a civil conversation about the misdemeanours of their children in a suitably calm and rational way… what can go wrong?
Three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Play
2009 Olivier Award for Best Comedy
WINNER OF 5 AWARDS
★★★★★ “Remarkable. A next-level coming-of-age story.” The Stage
★★★★★ “a masterclass in comedy and authenticity” North West End
Red Pitch. South London. Three lifelong friends Omz, Bilal and Joey are playing football. Like they always have. Living out dreams of football stardom. Beyond their football pitch, local shops are closing, old flats are being demolished as new flats shoot up, some residents struggle to stay while others rush to leave.
When a small football pitch has been a home from home, a place you’ve laughed, fought and forged friendships, what happens when it’s under threat?
The fast-paced and sharp-edged play by Tyrell Williams tells a powerful story of gentrification versus regeneration and the impact of this relentless change on London’s communities.
Micky’s loved performing his new show If Ever We Needed It… so much so that he has added 2 extra intimate shows at Eventim Apollo on 20th and 21st September ONLY His last tour An’ Another Fing… was the biggest stand-up tour in the world that year, without leaving the British Isles.
LOCAL GIRL - Twice Grammy-nominated, Mercury Prize and BRIT Award-winning artist Arlo Parks has announced the release of her second album, My Soft Machine,
due 26th May on Transgressive Records. With the news, she shares the first taster of the new record - ‘Weightless
’, an ethereal, warm and cinematic offering, with her acclaimed lyrical flair spotlighted once again. The show is promising to be a sellout !!
PITCHBLACK PLAYBACK: DRAKE 'NOTHING WAS THE SAME' DELUXE (10TH ANNIVERSARY)
Celebrate a decade of one Drake's finest moments at Pitchblack Playback's listening session in the dark on our huge bass-heavy Screen One sound. The uncompressed 16-bit audio will be played with no distractions; just you and the music."This sounds great” — Rick Rubin
"It’s the way I remember experiencing music when I was a teenager, turning out the lights and just allowing myself to be carried away by the music" — Steven Wilson"A fabulous idea" — Jay Kay, Jamiroquai"I have an out-of-body experience every time I go" — Jonny, artist manager
HAMMERSMITH IRISH CENTRE
Tea Dance - Monthly The Tea Dances are a monthly community dance. They take place at the ICC on the third Thursday of every month. A high quality, live band plays a variety of music and the floor is packed with people dancing all afternoon. Tea/ coffee and cakes are served. Full Bar available!
From 1.30 – 4.30pm, £5 to attend
Tickets: £5 on the door
Friday Night Traditional Irish Music Session
A fantastic Friday Night Traditional Irish Music Session, led by London’s top trad musicians every Friday Night . Come and relax and listen in our beautiful bar. Feel free to join in with this relaxed and enjoyable evening . Trad sessions are held in Hammersmith Every Friday Night from 5.30pm – until about 8.30pm . Entry is always FREE located across the road from Hammersmith Tube Station and Hammersmith Bus Station.
Little Gems – Page to Stage Theatre Showcase
Little Gems returns to the ICC Theatre with a showcase of nine short plays by emerging writers in The Play’s the Thing writing workshop facilitated at the ICC by resident playwright, Conor Montague. Features new plays by: Wendy Fisher, Francis O’Flynn, Veronica Flanagan-Hughes, Sue Olney, Kieran Kelliher, Judi Bevan, Carolyn Lyster, Geeta Sanker and Margaret Rochford.