Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - New Writing Showcase

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama - New Writing Showcase

We are inviting you to our exclusive back-to-back performances from our recent writing graduates from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama,  New Writing Showcase. 

Pansexual Pregnant Piracy

Pansexual Pregnant Piracy

Subverting historical narratives, this outlandish comedy with songs tells the ne’er-before-seen queer tale of two forgotten mistresses of the sea who left behind the land and the… 

52 Monologues for Young Transexuals

52 Monologues for Young Transexuals

“What’s the worst thing that’s ever made you feel like a woman?”52 Monologues for Young Transsexuals is a raucous and unapologetic speed-drive through transfeminine experience. 

Fool's Moon

Fool's Moon

Enter the bizarre and beautiful world of Fool’s Moon hosted by Paulina Lenoir. 

One Way Mirror

One Way Mirror

Do you ever get the feeling you’re being watched? One Way Mirror is a story about the art of people watching, built for extroverts, introverts and everyone in-between. 

Love's A Beach - Soho Theatre

Love's A Beach - Soho Theatre

Meet Ben and Cyrus, the first gay winners of TV’s biggest reality-dating show. 

Queer Planet

Queer Planet

  • Listing
  • Cabaret and Variety
  • London Fringe
  • Multiple Venues
  • 19th Jan - 22nd Mar 2024

Dolphin Orgies, Intersex snails, Gay giraffes, Transgender fish… London drag King Bi-Curious George presents Queer Planet, a raucous romp through the animal kingdom which aims… 

Rosalie Minnitt: Clementine

Rosalie Minnitt: Clementine

Bonnets at the ready, ladies, as Bridgerton meets the Mighty Boosh in the farcical feminist diamond of the season. 

Boy Parts

Boy Parts

Irina takes erotic photos of average looking men. 

Ian Smith: Crushing

Ian Smith: Crushing

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Show Nominee 2023 Ian Smith (as heard on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and co-hosting the Northern News podcast) presents a show about stress, love and … 

Strategic Love Play

Strategic Love Play

Strategic Love Play offers a tragic and often hilarious mirror to the fears and hopes of the vast majority of us who harbour a fear of dying alone. 

Esther Manito: Hell Hath No Fury

Esther Manito: Hell Hath No Fury

Esther Manito is furious. Furious at the state of the world. At being considered dead at 40. At online comments. And, in her brand new stand-up show, she’s furiously funny.  

Confetti

Confetti

Will Jackson returns to Soho Theatre with his new Edinburgh Fringe smash hit. 

Tom Gleeson & Peter Helliar: Live In London – Ashes Edition

Tom Gleeson & Peter Helliar: Live In London – Ashes Edition

Two of Australia’s best stand-ups are in London for a rare double headline show at Soho Theatre on the eve of the Lord’s Test. 

I F*cked You in My Spaceship

I F*cked You in My Spaceship

Direct from its sold-out smash-hit run at VAULT Festival 2023, where it won the Origins Award for Outstanding New Work, I F*cked You in My Spaceship is a ‘wickedly funny’ and r… 

Brown Girls Do It Too: Mama Told Me Not To Come

Brown Girls Do It Too: Mama Told Me Not To Come

Fierce, funny, and wonderfully frank, Poppy and Rubina have sex and they aren’t ashamed to talk about it. 

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Sam Morrison: Sugar Daddy

Fresh from his off-broadway run and “Late Night with Seth Meyers”, Sam is coming to London. 

Schalk Bezuidenhout: I'll Make Laugh To You

Schalk Bezuidenhout: I'll Make Laugh To You

In Schalk Bezuidenhout’s I’ll Make Laugh To You, the fun and games start before the show does, introducing us to his subtley pointed sarcasm before launching in a self-deprecat… 

Pierre Novellie: Why Can’t I Just Enjoy Things?

Pierre Novellie: Why Can’t I Just Enjoy Things?

Writing a positive review is quite difficult without using hyperbole, and in the spirit of Pierre Novellie’s Why Can’t I Just Enjoy Things, it is prudent to at least attempt to… 

Cowboys

Cowboys

The UK’s lowest energy double act explore tales from the not-so-wild-west. 

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

A world premiere sci-fi epic that takes on the church to avenge a lifetime of queer shame. 

Grubby Little Mitts

Grubby Little Mitts

At once slapstick, sitcom and surreal, Grubby Little Mitts is an hour of wildly different sketches at breakneck speed, rooted in the recognisable yet traversing into strange realit… 

Erika Ehler: Femcel

Erika Ehler: Femcel

In one word, Erika Ehler: Femcel is unexpected. 

Erika Ehler: Femcel

Erika Ehler: Femcel

noun: A female incel. 

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is

Lauren Pattison: It Is What It Is

Everybody loves a comeback story, and Lauren Pattison’s It Is What It Is, is an up-beat in-depth look at the ups and downs of life. 

Lesbian space crime

Lesbian space crime

It is the dawn of space-crime, and a new era for queer representation. 

Fin Taylor: Daddy Self-Care

Fin Taylor: Daddy Self-Care

Fin Taylor is not afraid to speak his mind, and his recent set Daddy Self-Care is proof of that. 

Fanboy

Fanboy

In his teens, he hid it. 

Lesbian Space Crime

Lesbian Space Crime

An intergalactic queer comedy romp with songs. 

Elf Lyons; Raven

Elf Lyons; Raven

Mundane is not a word that could be used to describe Elf Lyons’ Raven. 

Christian Brighty: Playboy

Christian Brighty: Playboy

As far as shows set during the Regency era go, Christian Brighty’s Playboy is not only the most ambitious, but also the best representation of dramas set in this period. 

Reuben Kaye: The Butch Is Back

Reuben Kaye: The Butch Is Back

Award winning Aussie comedian, Reuben Kaye is back back to tear the world apart and put it back together. 

Javelin

Javelin

Taking self-deprecating humour to another level, Tom Walker’s Javelin is a rather eclectic series of observations and character-based narratives, through which runs a relatively … 

Follow the Signs

Follow the Signs

Chris is Deaf in a hearing world. 

Lachlan Werner: Voices Of Evil

Lachlan Werner: Voices Of Evil

Ventriloquism as you’ve never seen before. 

MADAM GOOD TIT

MADAM GOOD TIT

Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs Post Show Event

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs Post Show Event

House of Pride X Moonlight Experiences presents The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs post-show social w/ cocktails + performances + DJs. 

Oh Mother

Oh Mother

Asking radical and intimate questions about motherhood, the award-winning RashDash return with their latest show Oh Mother to tour England this summer. 

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs

Iman Qureshi breaks new ground with a comedy about a lesbian community choir struggling to survive. 

The Tiger Lillies: One Penny Opera

The Tiger Lillies: One Penny Opera

Based on the 18th century Beggar’s Opera and Brecht & Weill’s Threepenny Opera, the band present their own version of this wildly entertaining story as a song cycle swarming wi… 

The Tiger Lillies: One Penny Opera

The Tiger Lillies: One Penny Opera

Based on the 18th century Beggar’s Opera and Brecht & Weill’s Threepenny Opera, the band present their own version of this wildly entertaining story as a song cycle swarming wi… 

Blowhole

Blowhole

Meet ‘Him’. 

The Dina Martina Christmas Show

The Dina Martina Christmas Show

Miss Martina (a. 

Algorithms

Algorithms

Winner of the Netflix supported Stage to Screen New Voice Award 2020. 

Shedding A Skin

Shedding A Skin

The Soho Theatre launched its post-lockdown summer season this week with Shedding A Skin, written and performed by Amanda Wilkin, the 2020 winner of the Verity Bargate Award. 

Sara Barron's Enemies Closer

Sara Barron's Enemies Closer

Sara’s blistering 5-star show was one of the major hits of the 2019 Edinburgh Festival, garnering critical and audience acclaim and playing to capacity crowds. 

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

Spencer Jones: The Things We Leave Behind

Edinburgh Comedy Award and double BAFTA-nominated professional idiot Spencer Jones is back with his brand-new show. 

God's Dice

God's Dice

A play about Quantum Miracles by David Baddiel, starring Alan Davies. 

The Bear Pack

The Bear Pack

Steen Raskopoulos and Carlo Ritchie are multi-award-winning improvisers. 

Myra DuBois: We Wish You A Myra Christmas

Myra DuBois: We Wish You A Myra Christmas

The self-declared siren of South Yorkshire presents a festive spectacular in what is undoubtably the best Christmas show you’ll see this summer. 

Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary

Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary

Following a whirlwind year of high-profile tour support slots (Ricky Gervais, Bill Burr, Doug Stanhope), a 2018 Chortle Award nomination and an acclaimed, sell out Edinburgh Fringe… 

The Lost Disc

The Lost Disc

The Lost Disc is a riotous quest for the holy grail of recorded music. 

Underground Railroad Game

Underground Railroad Game

Good morning, America! Welcome to Hanover Middle School, where a pair of teachers are getting down and dirty with today’s lesson. 

The One

The One

Following on from last summer’s smash-hit Touch, Vicky Jones returns with her award-winning debut play. 

Sara Schaefer - Little White Box

Sara Schaefer - Little White Box

In ‘Little White Box’, Sara employs her vulnerable, whip-smart comedy style to confront her complicated relationship with Jesus, America, and death. 

In Tents and Purposes

In Tents and Purposes

Following their ★★★★★ sell-out run, Roxy Dunn (C4’s Babylon, BBC Three’s Top Coppers) and Alys Metcalf (The Play That Goes Wrong) compete with their egos to teltime-h… 

How (not) to Live in Suburbia

How (not) to Live in Suburbia

How (not) to Live in Suburbia is Annie Siddons’ new autobiographical story of her life following her family’s decision to move to “Twickenham, Home of Rugby”. 

Genesis

Genesis

Genesis is a play about the issue of breast cancer – an issue play. 

Hans Teeuwen: Real Rancour

Hans Teeuwen: Real Rancour

With a face like the Edvard Munch painting The Scream and limbs flying everywhere like a jointed wooden puppet, Dutch comic Hans Teeuwen begins his show with a burst of freestyl… 

Two Man Show

Two Man Show

When Goalen, Greenland and Wilkie sweep, commandingly onto the stage of the Soho Theatre, they announce their identity as goddesses ‘who know everything’. 

George Egg: Anarchist Cook

George Egg: Anarchist Cook

Touring stand-up George Egg has spent – and, presumably, continues to spend – a lot of his life in hotels the length and breadth of the UK. 

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

Simon Munnery: And Nothing But

There have been a lot of Simon Munneries over the years. 

Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire!

Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire!

Your friend and ours Andrew Maxwell is back and funnier than ever when he returns to the Soho Theatre this November with his critically acclaimed 2015 Fringe show Yo Contraire! Re… 

The Session

The Session

Communication and cross-cultural misunderstandings. 

Spencer Jones is The Herbert in 'Proper Job'

Spencer Jones is The Herbert in 'Proper Job'

Edinburgh Fringe sensation, BAFTA nominee, 2015 New Act of the Year runner up and double BARRY UK winner for best show and best performer, Spencer Jones brings his prop comedy crea… 

Bears in Space

Bears in Space

King Joffrey, a Scottish koala bear and a Jane Austen loving, guitar-strumming narrator walk onto a spaceship. 

Fleabag

Fleabag

Unexpected pre-show choice of “Easy Listening” music notwithstanding, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is an exciting theatrical ride, slipping from laugh-out-loud humour to… 

Simon Evans: Leashed

Simon Evans: Leashed

Like most men of his age and delusion, Simon Evans dreams of striking out into The Wild and slipping the surly bonds of suburbia. 

Brendon Burns Hasn't Heard of You Either

Brendon Burns Hasn't Heard of You Either

If we were to use one word to describe Brendon Burns’ career it’d be “interesting”. 

Winky

Winky

“Someone’s crapping in your oatmeal. 

Michael Che: Cartoon Violence

Michael Che: Cartoon Violence

Critics and audiences agree, NY-based writer and stand-up comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise.