Leicester Square Theatre
© Steve Ullathorne
Time Out says
Posted: Thu Feb 7 2013
Formerly known as The Venue, Leicester Square Theatre gave the beery, dank space something of a facelift in 2008 and opened with a bill of comedy, cabaret and theatre that included Joan Rivers, burlesque star Polly Rae and an experimental take on Oscar Wilde's 'Dorian Gray'. Its diddy basement bar is one of the most intimate places to catch a comic or cabaret turn in town.
What's on at Leicester Square Theatre
Solo shows, Work-in-progress, Big-name talent, Stand-up
The iconoclast comedian is back with a month-long residency at his regular venue. Lee's sold as many tickets at the Leicester Square Theatre to fill the O2 arena for multiple nights. 'A Room With a Stew' sees the influential comic testing ideas for the...
Work-in-progress, Big-name talent, Stand-up
To celebrate the release of the third series of 'Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle' on DVD the iconoclastic comedian is performing this limited run of work-in-progress gigs at the Leicester Square Theatre, workshopping material for the fourth series. Each...
Three of the funniest, most innovative left-field stand-ups – Canadian absurdist Tony Law, the eternally optimistic Josie Long and avant-garde comedy god Simon Munnery – join forces, performing extended sets in the West End. A cracking triple-headline...
Stand-up, Solo shows
The ultra laidback Canadian comic is back on tour, after hugely successful performances on 'Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow' and 'Live at the Apollo'. He's a charming story-teller, with a superbly oddball view of the world.
Solo shows, Storytelling, Stand-up
- Critics' choice
Tom Wrigglesworth – Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Radio 4 star – is one of the best storytelling comics on the circuit. His latest show, 'Utterly at Odds with the Universe', had a sell-out run at last year's Edinburgh Fringe, and now Londoners...