Briefly: Shepherd’s Bush

So many things have changed since I wrote this seven months ago


Shepherd’s Bush is in the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and in the arts; it is world famous. Receiving a mention in the end credits of Only Fools and Horses, plus being the home of BBC Television Centre. In the film Burning an Illusion (tw: domestic violence), you get a glimpse of one of the eras of Shepherd’s Bush Market, Goldhawk Road hosts many fabric shops, whose offerings have been used by countless productions, including Harry Potter. There is Bush Theatre, where the playwright Cush Jumbo launched Josephine and I. In terms of music there was Ginglik, a converted public toilet, and also Shepherd’s Bush Empire which has held so many varied concerts; from Serj Tankian, Childish Gambino, Miguel, to a lowkey, intimate Beyonce gig.

In this, the last of my ‘Briefly’ series, I’ll be sharing my thoughts on the ongoing changes in the area. To get…

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