Soho Theatre & Writers Centre


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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Soho Theatre & Writers Centre

21 Dean Street
+44 (0)20 7287 5060
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Yelp Reviews


4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Soho Theatre & Writers Centre

4.0 out of 5 6 April 2015
by Díana B.

Ive seen some brilliant comedy, one-woman shows, conscious new writing at Soho theatre. Most recently I got to see John Leguizamo do a sketch comedy piece on the true history of South American people, which was brilliant.

There have occasionally been a couple of questionable shows I've seen here but it's so rare I still keep coming!

Cabaret area downstairs is a great casual place to see a...more

5.0 out of 5 20 December 2013
by Amanda F.

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

5.0 out of 5 22 November 2013
by Robyn J.

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

4.0 out of 5 5 September 2013
by Christie K.

I've been around to a lot of theatres in London but only recently started coming here. I saw James Rhodes rock out classical musical and stand up comedian Ronny Chieng shortly after the Fringe. I've only been to the space downstairs and really like that it's small and intimate setting. Wherever you sit, you will get a good view. It's usually unreserved seating so get there at least 15...more

4.0 out of 5 23 August 2013
by Peter S.

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

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