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Soho Theatre

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Address: 21 Dean St., W1, London W1D 3NE, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7478 0100
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Description: Soho Theatre has built a reputation as London's most vibrant venue for new...
Soho Theatre has built a reputation as London's most vibrant venue for new theatre, comedy and cabaret. 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 exciting venues on London's cultural scene.
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Dracula..the musical

Dracula is a brilliantly funny show and will have you crying with laughter. Have seen many shows at this venue and the productions have always been well worth the visit. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Dracula is a brilliantly funny show and will have you crying with laughter. Have seen many shows at this venue and the productions have always been well worth the visit. The downstairs stage is worth a particular mention and the atmosphere there is always great.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were lucky enough to get Kevin Bridges work in progress . Very small theatre so was nice and close felt like a proper comedy club. And Adams Bitter so all good ☺

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Much more fun and exiting than New York! Great crowds, pleasant safe walking district, excellent restaurants and casino's. Really enjoys to show we took in as well as the half priced tickets.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We saw Nina Conti and Monkey at the Soho theatre (very reasonable at £16 a head) - the bar was rammed when we arrived to collect out tickets 1/2 an hour before the performance and we waited for that full half hour in a queue for seats as the theatre is not allocated seating but first come first served -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Good choice of beer - Adnams Pale Ale very good & had Lagavulin on the whisky front . Reasonable prices. Very friendly behind bar and in basement. Relaxed venue in basement with bar - in fact didn't find the comedy last night funny - but venue was great.

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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Booked Susan Calman which was in the basement room - its small and intimate with a bar and toilets on the same floor. A great venue and handy to the night life of Soho......bars and food. it has its own café/food available but we did not have time to sample. Ticket prices were very reasonable for central London. Do look... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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76 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The soho theatre was quite surprisingly cosy and nice. It has a good bar with sofa's and normal chairs. Its got quite a lot of space but becomes packed out towards show time. Its a small theatre. The view was great actually as we managed to sit at the front with the table and I should imagine that you wouldn't... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I saw Pyjama Men here which was surreal and very American but funny enough. The theatre itself is divided into an upstairs and a downstairs where they have two different things going on at the same time. The downstairs section is typically grungy, rough and ready in appearance with a small stage and ad hoc seating. Very intimate. The bar... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Saw Josie Long's wonderful 'Cara Josephine' show - brilliant, funny, touching, endearing - at this fantastic, lively venue.

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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We visited the Soho theatre in mid-December and, despite the great choice of restaurants in and around the Soho area, we choose to eat at the theatre. We were not disappointed. We choose to have the succulent home-made burgers with chips, which were lovely and crispy! If you are visiting the theatre and want to make sure that you are... More 

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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