David Baddiel: Work In Progress  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 23RD MARCH 2013

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, 21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3NE
 
 
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Dates:
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OPENING TIMES
18-23 Mar, 9.30pm
 
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£12
 

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TV funnyman David Baddiel comes out of ostensible comedy retirement with his first solo live stand-up show in 15 years. Now 48, the immensely likable and satirically smart Baddiel made his name as one half of comedy duo Newman and Baddiel in the late 80s, before becoming a regular fixture on TV with his sidekick Frank Skinner during the 'Loaded' years of the 90s. This Work in Progress show - entitled Fame: Not The Musical - sees Baddiel putting his comedic toe back into the ribald waters of stand-up for a second six-night run at the Soho Theatre. The bespectacled novelist and screenwriter will be presenting ideas, telling anecdotes and testing out material in an intriguing show that will promises to deconstruct his own fame and our culture's obsession with fame in general. Given Baddiel's intellect and funny bones, this should be both thought-provoking and hilarious in equal measures - and his trademark relaxed delivery should give this belated return a nice convivial atmosphere. Endearingly self-deprecating, Baddiel will no doubt have a pop at his own celebrity status too.

 

About Soho Theatre

The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current Dean Street location opened. This modern space was the first theatre to be built with National Lottery money. More about Soho Theatre


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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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FleabagFleabagPhoebe Waller-Bridge writes and performs a comical and touching portrait of a girl, who isn't afraid to admit what she thinks is wrong with herself. Directed by Vicky Jones.2016-12-05T21:15:00+00002016-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Sophie Hagen: Shimmer ShatterSophie Hagen: Shimmer ShatterThe 2015 winner of the coveted Best Newcomer prize at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards confronts her inner and outer demons in a hilarious and deeply personal show.2016-12-05T21:00:00+00002016-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Ellie Taylor: InfidellietyEllie Taylor: InfidellietyThe comedian, who regularly frequents BBC 2's Mock the Week, BBC 1's The John Bishop Show, Radio 4's The Now Show and C4's 8 out of 10 Cats, deals with monogamy.2016-12-13T21:30:00+00002016-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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