Soho Theatre Autumn/Winter 2011/2012 Season Begins


Soho Theatre Season begins with a vibrant and packed programme spanning Theatre, Comedy and Cabaret performed across three performane spaces (and the seminar room).

‘Football, true love, politics, our picks from Edinburgh, West End comedy transfers, a world tour and a Christmas treat for everyone - we've got it all at Soho Theatre this autumn.' Steve Marmion, Artistic Director

Season Highlights
Theatre: 18 New Plays

The behind the scenes world of British football moves centre stage in Georgia Fitch's new
play FIT AND PROPER PEOPLE, directed by Steve Marmion, presented in association with the RSC.
EX, an enchanting new play by Rob Young with songs in collaboration with Two's Company.
Based on former MP Chris Mullin's diaries, A WALK ON PART provides an insider's view of the last
and most turbulent decade in politics.
The most talked about show of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Ontroerend Goed's AUDIENCE makes
its London debut.
Christmas fun for all the family with the return of BAGPUSS.
Following great critical acclaim in Edinburgh and opening the London International Mime Festival,
Blind Summit's superb, Beckett based puppet show THE TABLE.
The return of the 2006 smash hit THE BEE in association with Japan's TMT, directed and performed by the legendary Hideki Noda and featuring the inimitable Kathryn Hunter, on its world tour.

Comedy & Cabaret: 26 Shows

TV and radio personality ANGIE LE MAR's new one woman show, In My Shoes.
DOCTOR BROWN brings his hilarious, award nominated show from Edinburgh, Becaves.
SAM SIMMONS returns to after taking the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by storm
The award-winning TIM KEY brings his Edinburgh hit Masterslut for its London debut in December.
The exquisite BOURGEOIS AND MAURICE will be spreading seasonal joy in a new Christmas show.

Emerging Companies & New Writing: 10 Writers Events

Nabakov bring their Edinburgh Fringe First-winning show, BUNNY.
Gideon Reeling's XMAS STARTIES offers up the most bizarre office Christmas party you will ever attend.
Performance storytelling from THE CRICK CRACK CLUB with their season of fairytales.
The best from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe making its London debut.
Plus new work from our SOHO HUB WRITERS and SOHO 6
Fit and Proper People

Fri 07 Oct - Sat 05 Nov, 7.30pm

Thu & Sat matinees, 3pm

Press Night: Wed 12 Oct, 7.30pm

Soho Theatre Main House

By Georgia Fitch | Directed by Steve Marmion | Designed by Tom Piper


Tickets £8 - £20
Casey Layton is back home. She's here to sort her club out and plans to get them back in the Premier League. Make it global. They have some problems to solve. The solution is obvious. Money. And Casey knows where to get it.
Set in the world of Championship football, FIT AND PROPER PEOPLE takes a hard look at our beautiful game. Transforming the theatre into a football stadium with real turf, floodlights and constant media coverage, Georgia Fitch exposes the backstage dealings that manufacture our national heroes and addresses the very topical question of who is running our social and cultural instituations.

Georgia Fitch is joint Writer in Residence at the Bush Theatre. Fitch's other plays include: Dirty Dirty Princess (National Theatre, Connections); I like Mine with a Kiss (Bush Theatre); Adrenalin...Heart (Bush Theatre and Tokyo InterNational Theatre Festival) and Arrivals (Old Red Lion). Steve Marmion's first season as Artistic Director of Soho Theatre began in May 2011; his credits at Soho Theatre include Anthony Neilson's Realism, Ed Harris' Mongrel Island and Anthony Neilson's much acclaimed Edward Gant's Amazing Feats of Loneliness. Tom Piper is the RSC Associate Designer, for the RSC he has designed over thirty productions including the History Cycle and Macbeth, which reopened the new RST in Stratford.

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