Fran Bushe

London (Greater London)

Knight Hall Agency

Current work

  • Feature script in development with Shiny Button

  • MY BROKEN VAGINA book published by Hodder & Stoughton, edited by  Myfanwy Moore 2021.

  • Stage play A GIG FOR GHOSTS wins Soho Theatre Tony Craze prize

  • A GIG FOR GHOSTS in the top twenty plays for the Verity Bargate Award 2020, Soho Theatre.

  • THE DIARY OF MY BROKEN VAGINA awarded a BFI Young Audiences Content Fund for development

  • AD LIBIDO play text published by Salamander Street 


Production History


THE DIARY OF MY BROKEN VAGINA - Channel 4 Comedy Blap, produced by Shiny Button, December 2019

ALIVE DAY published in ‘Short Plays with Great Roles for Women’ (Routledge)

AD LIBIDO - Theatre, Directed by Ellen Havard

  • Soho Theatre main stage (2021)

  • 2020 UK tour 

  • Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2018). ★★★★ The Guardian, Listed as one of the best shows to see at the Edinburgh Fringe in The Guardian. ★★★★★ Fringe Review.

  • VAULTS Festival (2018). ★★★★ The Stage ★★★★★ Londontheatre1 ★★★★★ Arthur’s Seat, winner of Highly Commended award.    

Ad Libido was initially selected and developed with Litmus Fest at Pleasance Islington in 2017. It was further developed through residencies at Theatre Deli and Arts Depot. 


ALIVE DAY, Theatre

  • New Diorama Theatre, Directed by Holly Wilson

  • The Bunker, Directed by Lakesha Arie Angelo.

  • Southwark Playhouse, Directed by Hannah Jones 

OFWED, Theatre, Directed by Michal Horowicz

  • The White Bear Theatre

  • Theatre503 


  • Lincoln Performing Arts Centre, Directed by Darren Page

  • Revived at Hackney Attic, Fizzy Sherbet Plays 

  • Revived at Waterloo East Theatre, Directed by Ant Cule


  • Bread and Roses Theatre

  • Directed by Christiana Ebohon-Green, “A powerful piece of writing...A fascinating story” LondonTheatre1 ★★★★

STALLIONS, (Co-writer) Sketch comedy show, Directed by Lee Griffiths

  • Soho Theatre 

  • Brighton Fringe Festival  

  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Underbelly 


WOOF, (Co-writer) Comedy sketch show, Directed by Lee Griffiths

  • Soho Theatre


GIVE ME EVERYTHING TONIGHT, Theatre, Directed by Ellie Browning

  • Oval House Theatre 


THE SITE, Theatre, Directed by Thomas Hescott

  • The Roundhouse, a Hampstead Theatre Production,  Heat & Light


Winner of The Hampstead Theatre, Heat & Light ‘Write a Play’ competition

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