David Baddiel: Work In Progress

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH FEBRUARY 2013

ADDRESS
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3NE 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
11th February 2013 until 16th February 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
11-16 Feb, 9.30pm
 
PRICES
£12
 

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The novelist and TV presenter David Baddiel tries out new material about culture's obsession with fame, in his first full stand-up show for 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 show sees Baddiel putting his comedic toe back into the ribald waters of stand-up for two week-long seesions 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
Category: event
Now On
Dave Hughes: Pointless
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATES  30th July to 16th August 2014 - 9.30pm
VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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event > Concerts > Opera
DATES  5th August to 14th September 2014
VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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event > Concerts > Opera - Italian opera
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
Category: event
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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event > Theatre > Comedies
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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VENUE  Soho Theatre 
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Soho Theatre, 21  Dean Street      W1D 3NE
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