Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre
21 Dean Street, London, W1D 3NE

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Soho Theatre

Slap bang in the middle of one of London's most creative districts, this new writing theatre takes in comedy, cabaret, theatre and various writer events. There are three separate spaces: the 150-seat Soho Theatre, the 90-seat Soho Upstairs and the cabaret space Soho Downstairs.

Nearby tube stations are Leicester Square, Tottenham Court Road, Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus. Buses which pass within walking distance include the 7, 8, 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 176 on Oxford Street, the 14, 19 and 38 on Shaftesbury Avenues. the 3, 6, 12, 13, 15, 23, 53 and 88 on Regent's Street and the 14, 29 and 176 on Charing Cross Road.

For cyclists there are Boris Bikes docking stations on Wardour Street, Soho Square, Broadwick Street and Great Marlborough Street. Drivers can use Q-Park's Theatreland parking scheme which offers 50% off parking when visiting the theatre.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Event times

There are 49 events at this location

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Abandoman: Life & Rhymes

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick.

Fri 20 Jan

Soho Downstairs

£18 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 21 Jan

Soho Downstairs

£18 / 020 7478 0100

Adam Kay – Fingering A Minor on the Piano

  • 4 stars

The frontman of Amateur Transplants sings comedy songs from his life as a doctor.

Mon 3 Apr

Downstairs

£12.50–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 4 Apr

Downstairs

£12.50–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 5 Apr

Downstairs

£12.50–£18 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 15 Apr

Alfie Brown: Scissor

Brown explores alcohol, the Middle East and sexual repression in his show Scissor.

Mon 20 Feb

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 21 Feb

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Feb

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 25 Feb

Angelos and Barry

Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.

Mon 6 Feb

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 7 Feb

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 8 Feb

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 18 Feb

Ayesha Hazarika: The State Of The Nation

Stand up from the former Labour Party political adviser.

Tue 18 Apr

Wed 19 Apr

Thu 20 Apr

…and 2 more dates until 22 Apr back to top

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

The comedian presents his highly anticipated debut show where he talks about how he was mistaken for a 'Muslim Only cake shop' and became a prime target for the far right.

Mon 23 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 24 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 25 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 28 Jan

Brennan Reece: Everglow

The English Comedian Of The Year and up-and-coming stand-up presents his debut show, packed with gags and delivered with energy.

Fri 20 Jan

Sat 21 Jan

Chris Gethard: Career Suicide

  • 4 stars

American comic whose act focuses on the brighter things in life: suicide, depression, alcoholism etc.

Mon 23 Jan

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 24 Jan

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 25 Jan

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 4 Feb

Colin Hoult / Anna Mann: A Sketch Show For Depressives

Star of BBC's Murder in Successville and Being Human, Colin Hoult returns as the delightful character Ms Anna Mann in a show to put down your black dog at last or at least chuck him a bone. As seen in Derek, Life's Too Short and creator of BBC Radio 4's Carnival of Monsters.

Mon 23 Jan

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 20 Feb

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 8 May

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 5 Jun

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

  • 4 stars

Top comedians play to the toughest crowd: kids. And they have to keep it clean.

Sat 21 Jan

£10 ( £30) / 020 7478 0100

The best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit do their thing for an audience of children and their families but without the rude bits. With MC Tiernan Douieb, Gary Tro and Iain Stirling.

Sat 4 Feb

£10 ( £30) / 020 7478 0100

The best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit do their thing for an audience of children and their families but without the rude bits. With MC Tiernan Douieb, Gary Tro and Iain Stirling.

Sat 18 Feb

£10 ( £30) / 020 7478 0100

The best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit do their thing for an audience of children and their families but without the rude bits. With MC Tiernan Douieb, Gary Tro and Iain Stirling.

Desiree Burch: This is Evolution

American comedian Desiree Burch investigates identity through sex, drugs and adolescence.

Mon 20 Mar

Tue 21 Mar

Wed 22 Mar

Thu 23 Mar

Fairytales For Grownups: Love In The Shadows

Peppered with tableau images from the tiniest Pollockesque shadow theatre, Sally Pomme Clayton tells Gothic grown-up fairy tales. Stories of lust, loss, madness and mistakes

Mon 6 Feb

£10 (£8) / 020 7478 0100

Fancy Chance: Flights Of Fancy

A mix of burlesque, drag, circus and live art from Fancy Chance.

Tue 25 Apr

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 26 Apr

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Apr

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr

Hilarity Bites Presents… Stuart Goldsmith: Compared To What

Coming to Hilarity Bites at Seen in Darlington on March 15th 2017: Stuart Goldsmith: Compared To What Fresh from appearances on 'Russell Howard's Stand Up Central' (Comedy Central), 'As Yet Untitled' (Dave), and a month of packed houses at the Edinburgh Fringe, Stuart Goldsmith presents a new hour of funny, not…

Tue 30 May

Wed 31 May

Thu 1 Jun

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jun

How (Not) To Live In Suburbia

Theatremaker and committed Londoner Annie Siddons presents an autobiographical show exploring how wrongfooted she felt when life events forced her to live in a community where she did not feel at home. Created in collaboration with live artist Richard DeDomenici.

Tue 14 Feb

£12.50–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Feb

£12.50–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 16 Feb

£12.50–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 18 Feb

Jamali Maddix: Chickens Come Home to Roost

  • 3 stars

Comedy from self-proclaimed 'comicbook reader, ordained minister and med cannabis believer'.

Mon 27 Feb

Tue 28 Feb

Wed 1 Mar

…and 3 more dates until 4 Mar

Jerry Sadowitz: Card Tricks With Inappropriate Patter

Angry but brillaint mix of magic and stand-up, from the hurricane force that is Sadowitz. Adults only, and hard-to-offend ones at that.

…and 40 more dates until 24 Jun

Jerry Sadowitz Presents: Magic Challenge

Magic panel show where guests challenge each other to perform magical feats.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Jun back to top

Katy Brand: I Was a Teenage Christian

  • 2 stars

The comedian tells the true story of when she was the member of a teenage church group.

Mon 23 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 24 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 25 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 28 Jan

Kieran Hodgson: Maestro

  • 4 stars

Thirteen years after he heard the music of Gustav Mahler and vowed to write a symphony, two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Hogdson takes to the stage with his trusty violin for a deeply personal and touching show in which he embraces his status as the kind of loser, who writes classical music instead of playing…

Mon 6 Feb

Downstairs

£18 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 7 Feb

Downstairs

£18 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 8 Feb

Downstairs

£18 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 11 Feb

Lady Bunny in Trans-Jester

Lady Bunny presents parodies of Adele, Rent and Bruno Mars, alongside some honest social commentary. Ages 16+.

Tue 14 Feb

Downstairs

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Feb

Downstairs

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 16 Feb

Downstairs

£12–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 8 more dates until 25 Feb

Larry Dean: Farcissist

Off the back of a break up the Glaswegian Amused Moose Comedy Award winner tries to examine who he is and whether changes in his life are a good or a bad thing.

Thu 2 Mar

Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 3 Mar

Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 4 Mar

Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Letters to Windsor House

  • 4 stars

Louise Mothersole and Rebecca Biscuit return with their new play on, or about, or circling, the housing crisis.

Tue 31 Jan

£10–£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Feb

£10–£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Feb

£10–£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 8 more dates until 11 Feb back to top

Lucy McCormick: Triple Threat

The performer presents a trash-step dub-punk morality play for the modern world in which she is cast in all the main roles. With direction by cabaret and performance art superstar Ursula Martinez.

Tue 28 Mar

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 29 Mar

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 31 Mar

Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 16 more dates until 22 Apr

Lucy Porter: Consequences

An new show of heart-felt personal revelations and incisive cultural observations from Lucy Porter.

Thu 9 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£14–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 10 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£14–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 11 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£14–£17 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 18 Mar

Max & Ivan: Our Story

Sketch comedy from the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees, directed by Tom Parry.

Mon 20 Feb

£10–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 21 Feb

£10–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Feb

£10–£17 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 4 Mar

Mr Swallow: Houdini

Following his critically acclaimed portrayal of Dracula, Nick Mohammed's alter ego Mr Swallow is back with a magical, musical biopic of Houdini that he's definitely rehearsed this time. Definitely! Star of Ridley Scott's The Martian, Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and upcoming feature Bridget Jones's Baby.

Fri 20 Jan

£10 from / 020 7478 0100

Sat 21 Jan

£10 from / 020 7478 0100

Mon 23 Jan

£10 from / 020 7478 0100

…and 25 more dates until 18 Feb

Nath Valvo: Happy Idiot

  • 3 stars

With sell-out shows across Australia and at Soho Theatre this Aussie rising star makes his Fringe debut. From his dysfunctional family to '90s suburbia, his fear of sport to accidental orgies, Nath's brutally honest and razor sharp comedy is winning over audiences and critics alike.

Fri 20 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£14 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 21 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£14 / 020 7478 0100

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Norris & Parker: See You at the Gallows

  • 4 stars

The Mancunian twosome performs its eccentric sketch and character comedy. Age 16+.

Tue 14 Feb

Wed 15 Feb

Thu 16 Feb

…and 2 more dates until 18 Feb

Only Bones

Only Bones is an award-winning new production by New Zealanders Thomas Monckton and Gemma Tweedie and Finland-based physical theatre company Kallo Collective. Only Bones uses body manipulation and bendy physicality to create an original piece of physical theatre. Its quirky low-tech aesthetic involves one performer, one…

Mon 23 Jan

£10–£19.50 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 24 Jan

£10–£19.50 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 25 Jan

£10–£19.50 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 4 Feb

Pappy's Presents… The Secret Dudes Society

The stars of BBC Three's Badults and two-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominees perform sketches, with special guests Kevin Eldon and Matt Forde.

Mon 27 Feb

Mon 27 Mar

Police Cops

This Theatre presents a three-man parody of the popular American police drama genre, using cinematic imagery and physical story-telling.

Thu 9 Feb

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 10 Feb

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 11 Feb

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Rachel Parris: Best Laid Plans

The award-winning musical comedian as seen on Austentatious, The IT Crowd and Murder In Successville presents a collection of songs, stories and stand-up about not having it all.

Mon 6 Mar

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 7 Mar

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 8 Mar

£10 / 020 7478 0100

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Rhys James: Forgives

Stand-up comedian from London.

Tue 28 Feb

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Mar

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Mar

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 4 Mar

Richard Gadd: Monkey See Monkey Do

  • 4 stars

Edinburgh Comedy Award winning show from the Fife-born performer. Ages 16+.

Fri 20 Jan

Soho Downstairs

£16 (£14) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 21 Jan

Tue 24 Jan

Soho Downstairs

£16 (£14) / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 4 Feb

Rose Matafeo is Finally Dead

  • 3 stars

Berk's Nest and the Pleasance Barry Award Best Newcomer nominee 2016 and Billy T Award winner 2013, Rose Matafeo puts the fun back into funeral with her debut show. Unhappy with the fact she won't be around for the best celebration of her life, Rose is giving herself the send-off she deserves while she's still on…

Thu 2 Feb

Fri 3 Feb

Sat 4 Feb

Shappi Khorsandi: Oh My Country! From Morris Dancing to Morrissey

  • 3 stars

As a way of celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain, Shappi's offering up a love letter to her country.

Tue 24 Jan

Wed 25 Jan

Thu 26 Jan

…and 7 more dates until 4 Feb

Shazia Mirza

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up.

Mon 6 Mar

£16 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 7 Mar

£16 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 8 Mar

£16 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 9 Mar

£16 / 020 7478 0100

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Simon Munnery: Standing Still

Multi award-winning comedian Simon Munnery offers up a new stand-up show.

Wed 22 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Thu 23 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Fri 24 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Sat 25 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7478 0100

Sophie Willan: On Record

  • 4 stars

Debut stand-up show from Sophie Willan who grew up in and out of care. Ages 16+.

Fri 21 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 22 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 24 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 29 Apr

Spencer Jones: The Herbert in Eggy Bagel

A mélange of visual, prop, clown and homemade musical comedy from Spencer Jones.

Mon 1 May

Downstairs

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 2 May

Downstairs

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 3 May

Downstairs

£12–£18 / 020 7478 0100

…and 8 more dates until 13 May

Stephen K Amos: World Famous

Amos, now a well-known face on that there telly, present his latest show of well-spoken funnies.

Tue 14 Feb

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 15 Feb

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 16 Feb

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 7 more dates until 25 Feb

Stuart Goldsmith: The Comedian’s Comedian Podcast

A peek into the inner life of comics examining the writing process and performing live with guests Elis James and John Robins.

Mon 23 Jan

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Suzi Ruffell: Common

Offbeat and innovative storytelling from the award-winning stand-up.

Mon 30 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 31 Jan

Soho Upstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Feb

Soho Upstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Tez Ilyas

Tez presents the follow-up to his debut hour Tez Talks.

Tue 21 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 23 Mar

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 25 Mar

Tony Law: Frillemorphesis

Utterly mad Canadian stand-up Tony Law brings you pure, unadulterated nonsense.

Fri 24 Feb

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 25 Feb

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Two Man Show

A playful new show from RashDash about gender and masculinity.

Mon 20 Feb

Soho Upstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 21 Feb

Soho Upstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 22 Feb

Soho Upstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 4 Mar

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