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

Events at this venue

There are 47 events at this location

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Adam Kay – Fingering A Minor on the Piano

  • 4 stars

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

Thu 18 May

Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 19 May

Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 20 May

Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Al Porter: At Large

The most recent, cheeky and honest material from the Dublin-native in this feel-good hour of his trademark council-estate camp.

Fri 28 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 29 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 1 May

Soho Downstairs

£15–£18 / 020 7478 0100

…and 5 more dates until 6 May

All The Things I Lied About

A comic exploration of how Katie Bonna became estranged from her father and what she is going to do about it.

Wed 26 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£12.50–£17 (£12–£15) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£12.50–£17 (£12–£15) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 28 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£12.50–£17 (£12–£15) / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 6 May

Andy Parsons: Live & Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious

You'll know him best from Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, Parsons is satirical and politically witty.

Mon 22 May

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 26 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 24 Jul

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Ayesha Hazarika: The State of the Nation

Many comedians are focusing on politics at the minute - some with reason, some without. However if any stand-up is going to have an insight into the goings-on of Westminster then it will be Hazarika who used to work as a special advisor for the likes of Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband. Tonight she presents hilarious…

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.

Thu 25 May

Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 26 May

Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 27 May

Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Blush

Snuff Box Theatre in association with Sphinx Theatre presents Charlotte Josephine's modern black comedy about revenge porn and its many victims. Directed by Ed Stambollouian and performed by Daniel Foxsmith.

Tue 16 May

Soho Upstairs

£16 (£15) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 17 May

Soho Upstairs

£16 (£15) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 18 May

Soho Upstairs

£16 (£15) / 020 7478 0100

…and 13 more dates until 3 Jun

Mon 8 May

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 5 Jun

Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Daniel Sloss: Now

The Scottish comedian, and recent recipient of the 2016 Sydney Comedy Festival 'Best of the Fest' International Award, presents his latest show.

Mon 4 Dec

Downstairs

£10–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 5 Dec

Downstairs

£10–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 6 Dec

Downstairs

£10–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 9 Dec

David Elms: Goody Boy

The Musical Comedian of the Year 2014 presents his latest ruminations on guilt, sacrifice and love.

Mon 15 May

Soho Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 16 May

Soho Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Desiree Burch: This is Evolution

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

Thu 11 May

Soho Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 12 May

Soho Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 13 May

Soho Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Fairytales For Grownups: Uncaged

Michael Harvey brings us a story of uncaged wonder and transformation, and a plot that twists and turns.

Mon 8 May

£8–£10 / 020 7478 0100

Fancy Chance: Flights Of Fancy

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

Wed 26 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 28 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 29 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Frankie Boyle: Hurt Like You've Never Been Loved

We thought he'd gone into retirement, but seems he just can't stay away and we thank him for it. More dark, dangerous and damn funny stuff from Mr Boyle.

Tue 2 May

Wed 3 May

Thu 4 May

…and 6 more dates until 13 Jun

Fred MacAulay

The Scottish stand-up comedian performs.

Tue 23 May

Soho Downstairs

£15 (£13) / 020 7478 0100

Goodbear

  • 4 stars

Joe Barnes and Henry Perryment present sketches that deal with life's big issues.

Wed 17 May

Soho Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 18 May

Soho Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 19 May

Soho Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 20 May

Soho Upstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Goose: Hydroberserker

High-octane, sweaty sketches from the award-winning, one-man cartoon, as seen on Comedy Central and BBC Three.

Tue 16 May

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 17 May

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 18 May

Downstairs

£10–£16 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 20 May

In Tents And Purposes

Chris Head directs Roxy Dunn's incisive comedy, which explores whether our lives are predetermined or shaped by our choices. Viscera Theatre's production stars Sunn and Alys Metcalf.

Tue 9 May

Soho Upstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 May

Soho Upstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Jack Rooke: Good Grief

  • 3 stars

Jack Rooke, armed with a coffin full of sympathy snacks and some video input from his beloved Nan, hashes out the awkwardness of discussing death, using his wit and humour to address an often-difficult subject.

Tue 13 Jun

Downstairs

£12.50–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jun

Downstairs

£12.50–£17 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 15 Jun

Downstairs

£12.50–£17 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

Jack Rooke: Good Grief

Rooke's critically acclaimed debut blends comedy, storytelling and film to explore how we treat the bereaved and the state of welfare for grieving families. Directed by Gabriel Bisset-Smith.

Tue 13 Jun

Downstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jun

Downstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 15 Jun

Downstairs

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 17 Jun

Jamali Maddix: Chickens Come Home to Roost

  • 3 stars

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

Thu 27 Apr

Soho Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

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 15 more dates until 24 Jun

Jerry Sadowitz Presents: Magic Challenge

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

John-Luke Roberts Builds A Monster

The absurdist-comic presents a show in which an actual monster from the world of nightmares has a stab at a comedy hour.

Tue 9 May

Upstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 10 May

Upstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 11 May

Upstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 13 May

Lady Bunny in Trans-Jester

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

Mon 12 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 13 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 14 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£16–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 12 more dates until 1 Jul

Late Night Late Night Gimp Fight And Friends

The award-winning sketch comedy troupe polish new material in the company of special guests.

Fri 5 May

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 3 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 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.

Thu 11 May

Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 12 May

Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 13 May

Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

The Lounge

China Plate and Inspector Sands present a black comedy set in a care home lounge, documenting the last day of 97-year-old Marsha Hewitt, who will not go quietly.

Wed 26 Apr

£10–£14 preview; £13–£17.50 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Apr

£10–£14 preview; £13–£17.50 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

Fri 28 Apr

£10–£14 preview; £13–£17.50 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

…and 19 more dates until 20 May

Mae Martin: Us

The two-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee presents her renowned anarchic new material night, featuring Emma Sidi, Adam Hess, Sara Pascoe and Romesh Ranganathan.

Fri 12 May

Soho Downstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Marcel Lucont's Whine List

Alexis Dubus's quick-witted Gallic alter ego muses on mortality, masculinity and his own magnificence.

Wed 26 Apr

Soho Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Michael Harvey: Uncaged

A story of uncaged wonder and transformation, complete with cross-dressing, a huge hairy man, attempted seduction, and a plot that twists and turns.

Mon 8 May

Upstairs

£10 (£8) / 020 7478 0100

Michael McIntyre: Happy and Glorious

The dapper dafty performs to gigantic audiences following his stint as host on Michael McIntyre's Chat Show.

Mon 15 May

Soho Downstairs

£15 / 020 7478 0100

The Passion Of The American Rose

A fusion of tango, ballet and acrobatics in this theatre piece, produced by actress and dancer Elizabeth Desiree.

Roller Diner

Stephen Jackson's 2015 Verity Bargate Award-winning musical comedy of sexual tension and failed dreams, set in a faded Brummie beacon of a deep-fried American dream.

Fri 26 May

£10–£14 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 27 May

£10–£14 / 020 7478 0100

Mon 29 May

£10–£14 / 020 7478 0100

…and 23 more dates until 24 Jun

Scott Gibson: Life After Death

  • 4 stars

Life After Death tells the story of a stag weekend that resulted in a brain haemorrhage. The show won Gibson the coveted 'Best Newcomer' award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016.

Mon 22 May

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 23 May

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 24 May

Soho Upstairs

£14–£16 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Sean Hughes: Blank Book 2017

The comedian with guest comics make up a story live on stage, with only the beginning and end known from the onset. April's special guest is Carl Donnelly.

Sat 13 May

Soho Upstairs

£12 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 Jun

Sat 29 Jul

Sofie Hagen: Shimmer Shatter

The Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner returns with her latest show which combines stand-up and self-deprecating storytelling.

Mon 1 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£16 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

Tue 2 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£16 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

Wed 3 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£16 phone for availability / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 6 May

Sophie Willan: On Record

  • 4 stars

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

Wed 26 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 27 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 28 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 29 Apr

Soho Upstairs

£13–£15 / 020 7478 0100

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

Spencer Jones: The Herbert In Eggy Bagel

Multi-award-winning, BAFTA-nominated Jones returns with his comedy alter ego and total idiot, in a story about wheelbarrows, dads, evil water and eating too much chocolate.

Mon 1 May

Soho Downstairs

£12 preview; £15–£18 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 2 May

Soho Downstairs

£12 preview; £15–£18 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 3 May

Soho Downstairs

£12 preview; £15–£18 (£13–£16) / 020 7478 0100

…and 8 more dates until 13 May

Steve Bugeja: Unpronounceable

The BBC Radio New Comedy Award winner, who is the proud owner of a bag for life, muses over life's conundrums including how to correctly pronounce his surname.

Mon 29 May

Soho Downstairs

£13 / 020 7478 0100

Stuart Goldsmith: Compared to What?

Stand-up from the affable comedian.

Tue 30 May

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 31 May

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 1 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jun

Mon 8 May

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

A peek into the inner life of comics examining the writing process and performing live with guest Jeremy Hardy.

Mon 5 Jun

Soho Downstairs

£10 / 020 7478 0100

A peek into the inner life of comics examining the writing process and performing live with guest Jo Brand.

Tim Heidecker & Neil Hamburger

Tim Heidecker of Tim & Eric and regular collaborator, Neil Hamburger.

Mon 21 Aug

Downstairs

£18–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 22 Aug

Downstairs

£18–£22 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 23 Aug

Downstairs

£18–£22 / 020 7478 0100

…and 9 more dates until 2 Sep

Tom Neenan: Vaudeville

A one-man horror comedy from the master storyteller and comedian, telling dark and hilarious tales of magic, malevolence and misfortune backstage at the Vaudeville Theatre.

Mon 29 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 30 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 31 May

Soho Upstairs

£10–£13 / 020 7478 0100

Ursula Martinez: Free Admission

The Olivier-Award winning performance provocateur explores the absurdities of modern life and the difficulties of being a woman.

Mon 26 Jun

£15–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Tue 27 Jun

£15–£20 / 020 7478 0100

Wed 28 Jun

£15–£20 / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jul

Zoe Lyons: Little Misfit

Razor-sharp wit and incisive, offbeat gags from the award-winning stand-up.

Thu 8 Jun

Soho Upstairs

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 9 Jun

Soho Upstairs

£15 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 Jun

Soho Upstairs

£15 / 020 7478 0100

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