Casting has been announced for two upcoming productions at the Bush Theatre: Ramona Tells Jim and Of Kith and Kin. Ramona Tells Jim is a new play written by actress Sophie Wu, known for her roles in the movie Kick-Ass and TV series Fresh Meat. Directed by Mel Hillyard, the play tells the story of Ramona, a 15-year-old on a Geography trip to Scotland where she meets Jim. The play is about how their meeting changed the rest of their lives.
What it means to be a parent is something that’s been turned on its head over recent years. Scientific advances and legal changes mean the possibilities of who can have children, and how they do it, are vast. Chris Thompson’s Of Kith and Kin takes one particular story which starts out as a pleasant play about a gay couple’s story of having children, and shows it crumble.