Bang in the creative heart of London, Soho Theatre is a major new writing theatre and a writers' development organisation of national significance. With a programme spanning theatre, comedy, cabaret and writers' events and home to a lively bar, Soho Theatre is one of the most vibrant venues on London’s cultural scene.
Soho Theatre owns its own Central London venue housing the intimate 150-seat Soho Theatre, our 90-seat Soho Theatre Upstairs and our new 1950s New York meets Berliner cabaret space, Soho Theatre Downstairs. Under the joint leadership of Soho's Artistic Director Steve Marmion and Executive Director Mark Godfrey, Soho Theatre now welcomes more than 130,000 people a year.
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The Soho Theatre is one of my favourite places in London, I always leave here with sore ribs from having laughed too much.
I'm a lover of comedy, and this place has a pretty fantastic schedule of top-notch standup comedy performances and sketch comedy. The prices are usually pretty decent as well, even if the comedian is quite well known.
Book in advance - headliners will sell out!more
Soho Theatre is a cracking example of a fringe venue which knows exactly what it's doing in a time when others are struggling to work out where to go next. It may be miniscule compared to the lumbering giants on nearby Shaftesbury Avenue, but it still manages to contain three distinct performance spaces and use each one to its absolute fullest advantage. The eponymous "Soho Theatre" itself...more
Soho Theatre is a surprisingly quirky, intimate performing space in the heart of Soho. Well, at least the downstairs bit is where I saw the one man show 'Bane'.
It's not a conventional theatre. In fact, the tightly packed tables, candles, bar off to the side, stage very close to the audience and basement location give it more of the air of a jazz club. But it worked when I was there. Indeed,...more
I saw Eddie Pepitone here a few weeks back, and it was really a great place. If you walk in late/right at starting time, you're escorted downstairs into the venue, which is cozy and intimate. The bar has a good offering of standard beers, and there's not too much closer you can get to the artist.
After the show, there's the option to finish beers upstairs at a table or the bar, or in my case,...more
We hit up the Soho Theatre to see Eddie Pepitone do his standup act. I sat right in the front row with a stranger named Luke (he works nearby and got a free ticket from his job) and my pretty wife.
The comedian picked the wrong guy to involve in an "audience participation" part of his act! I totally ruined the punchline to his joke, which made no sense after I threw his whole act for a...more