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Chris Bush



Matt Connell
Lead Agent

+44 (0) 20 7632 5283


Chris is an award-winning playwright, lyricist, theatre-maker and an Associate Director at Sheffield Theatres. Past work includes STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE (Sheffield Crucible/National Theatre – awards including South Bank Sky Arts Award for Best Theatre and UK Theatre Awards for Best Musical); ROCK/PAPER/SCISSORS (Sheffield Theatres); JANE EYRE (Stephen Joseph Theatre, New Vic Theatre); THE DONCASTRIAN CHALK CIRCLE (CAST Doncaster/National Theatre); FANTASTICALLY GREAT WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD (Kenny Wax, UK Tour – UK Theatre Award for Best Show for Children & Young People); HUNGRY (Paines Plough); (KEIN) WELTUNTERGANG/(NOT) THE END OF THE WORLD (Schaubühne, Berlin); NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS: STORIES FOR A LONG WINTER (Almeida Theatre); FAUSTUS: THAT DAMNED WOMAN (Headlong/Lyric Hammersmith/Birmingham Rep); THE LAST NOËL (Attic Theatre/UK tour); THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS (Theatr Clwyd - UK Theatre Award for Best Musical); PERICLES (National Theatre: Olivier); THE CHANGING ROOM (NT Connections); THE BAND PLAYS ON, STEEL, WHAT WE WISHED FOR, A DREAM, THE SHEFFIELD MYSTERIES (all Sheffield Theatres); SCENES FROM THE END OF THE WORLD (Yard/Central School); A DECLARATION FROM THE PEOPLE (National Theatre: Dorfman) and LARKSONG (New Vic, Stoke-on-Trent). Awards include a South Bank Sky Arts Award, three UK Theatre Awards, the Perfect Pitch Award, a Brit Writers’ Award and the Theatre Royal Haymarket Writers’ Award. In 2021 Chris was signed to a TV development deal with Paramount and she recently wrote her first short film MARS in collaboration with Yungblud starring Yasmin Finney.