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August In England
Show Closed
28 Apr 2023 - 10 Jun 2023
To be confirmed
Suitable for 14+

Why Watch August In England?

  • Witness the premiere of August In England at the Bush Theatre in London. Experience the visceral emotion that this brilliant play evokes, often softened by slice-of-life humour.
  • August In England, Lenny Henry’s debut play, is inspired by the circumstances and driven by the injustice of the Windrush affair. The brand-new play explores August Henderson's experience as he faces a Home Office attack.
  • Buy your August In England play tickets now to watch this incredible and touching new play!

About Show

Show Details

Age Suitability


August In England play tickets are available now! The production will premiere at the Bush Theatre on the 28th of April, 2023 and the last performance will be staged on the 10th of June. Book your August In England play tickets now to avoid missing out!

Lenny Henry performs and composes the play. Henry is a well-known English actor who also works as a writer, comedian, singer, and television host. He has performed in plays such as King Hedley II, Educating Rita, The Comedy of Errors, and Othello. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power and Doctor Who are only a couple of the movies and television shows he has worked on. In this one-man spectacle act, Henry demonstrates his remarkable talents on stage.

The Story

August Henderson is a pleasant, endearing, and funny character who enjoys nothing more than a friendly conversation. He strikes a balance between spending time with his three lovely children, his beloved fiancée, and the upkeep of his jointly-owned fruit and vegetable shop. He has created a life for himself since arriving in West Bromwich, something which fills him with pride. August needs to take immediate action when a political scandal threatens to ruin his idealistic existence. But he is deprived of his legal rights after being wrongfully jailed and threatened with deportation to a nation he can't even remember. However, he isn't about to give up without a fight. Get your August In England play tickets now to reserve your seats and watch the drama unfold!

Show Timings

  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat at 7:30 PM
  • Wed & Sat at 2:30 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading roles: Lenny Henry as August Henderson
  • Directors: Lenny Henry & Lynette Linton

Note: Producers can not guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

  • The play is recommended for audiences over 14 years of age.
  • Please keep in mind that London theatres do not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

August In England Tickets

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Booking Period: Bookings open till 10 Jun 2023

Tickets Redemption

  • E-tickets will be provided when you check-in online.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with your August In England voucher instantly.
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID. A physical printout is not necessary.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

Bush Theatre

The Bush Theatre is an important London theatre, committed to its diverse west London community and presenting new work for a new generation. Formerly housed in a small room above a pub, the theatre had outgrown its surroundings and needed to expand. The building has been upgraded with essential fabric and technical changes that have turned it into a powerful theatre-making machine as well as a welcoming space for the local community to gather.

Seating Capacity: 180

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: 7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ

Tube: The closest subway station is Shepherd's Bush Market

Bus: Take bus 607, 207, 283 or 260 to the Shepherd's Bush Market Bus Stop.

Available Facilities: Restrooms, Bar, Library

Accessibility: Captioned Performances, Audio Described Performances, Wheelchair accessible seating

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Bush Theatre.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear or semi-formals are recommended. Keep in mind, that most London theatres are air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Most theatres do not allow outside food inside the theatres but most of them also have a café or restaurant inside the premises or nearby.

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What is the opening date for August In England play?

August In England opens on 28 Apr 2023 at the Bush Theatre.

What age is August In England play appropriate for?

August In England play it is most suitable for children of 14 and above.

Where is August In England playing in London?

August In England is playing at the Bush Theatre in London and opens on 23 Apr 2023.

How long does August In England run for?

The running time of August In England is to be confirmed.

What is August In England about?

August In England is a play about the experience faced by the wrongfully-detained people of the Windrush generation.

Who are the main stars of August In England?

The main star of August In England is Lenny Henry who also directs this play.

What is the dress code while attending August In England?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending August In England?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending August In England. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at the Bush Theatre?

Bush Theatre has multiple facilities including restrooms, wheelchair access seats and bar available for the audience during August In England.

Can I take pictures or videos of August In England inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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