About BU21

Every night on the news there’s literally always some sort of massively catastrophic end-of-the-world shit going down: genocide, earthquake, terrorism, school shooting – it’s endless, you know? And I always wonder ‘how would I cope, if that happened to me?’

Transferring after a sell-out run at Theatre503, Stuart Slade's BU21 follows six Londoners in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. By turns terrifying, inspiring, brutal, heart breaking and hilarious, BU21 is verbatim theatre from the very near future.

'Intelligent, questioning and very funny' The Stage *****

'When did you ever see a terror-plot rom-com? BU21 dares you to laugh - because if you can't laugh, right, the terrorists have won. Haven't they? ...a theatrical joyride' WhatsOnStage ****

'Slade is an Alan Bennett for a millennial generation' Broadway World *****

BU21 Performance Dates & Times

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Trafalgar Studio Two

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Where is BU21?

14 Whitehall London SW1A 2DY
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Whitehall) 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 88, 91, 159, 453; (Strand) 6, 9, 13, 15, 23, 29, 87, 139, 176
  • Parking: Trafalgar (8mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Whitehall) 12, 24, 53, 88, 159, 453, N2, N3, N5, N11, N18, N20, N44, N52, N87, N91, N97, N109, N136, N155, N381; (Strand) 6, 23, 139, 176, N9, N13, N15, N21, N26, N29, N41, N47, N89, N279, N343, N551
  • Nearest Tube: Bakerloo, Northern
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Head left on the main road Strand. Follow Trafalgar Square around onto Whitehall and the theatre’s on your right.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets