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Like A Fishbone

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About the Show Less...

Anthony Weigh's new play is set on the evening of the presentation of a public memorial for the victims of an unspeakable crime. Read More >

Like A Fishbone is set in a remote valley in the wake of an unspeakable crime. A prominent architect is commissioned to design a memorial to the victims.

On the evening of the presentation of the memorial to the public, a blind woman comes out of the rain and into the architect’s studio. She is the mother of one of the victims and she demands to be heard.

Over the next hour the two women do battle over what it means to memorialise the dead, what it means to be a mother and what it means to believe.

Like A Fishbone playwright Anthony Weigh’s first full-length play, 2,000 Feet Away, premiered at the Bush in 2008.

For more about Like A Fishbone at the Bush theatre, read the First Night Feature.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/06/2010

Opening Night: 14/06/2010

Closing Night: 10/07/2010

Running time: 1h15

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Cast & Creative


Director - Josie Rourke

Designer - Lucy Osborne

Lighting Designer - James Farncombe

Sound - Emma Laxton

Author - Anthony Weigh

About Bush Theatre

7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 8LJ

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