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Theatre and cinema in Soho

Discover the plays, musicals and films playing in Soho


Soho is part of the lively West End district, which is noted globally as a hub for performing arts. Discover the art deco interior of the Prince Edward Theatre, or take in the Soho Theatre's bold, left field promenade work. For cinemas buffs, the Soho Curzon is touted as the busiest art-house cinema in the UK and well worth a visit.

Soho Theatre entrance
Photo by Heloise Bergman

Soho Theatre

Theatre Off-West End Soho
21 Dean St, London, W1D 3NE

Its cool blue neon lights, front-of-house café and occasional late-night shows may blend it into the Soho landscape, but since taking up residence on Dean Street in 2000 Soho... 

Dominion Theatre

Theatre West End Bloomsbury
268-269 Tottenham Court Rd, W1T 7AQ

Commercial as they come, the Dominion Theatre relies on populist, accessible shows to fill its whopping 2,000-seat capacity. And grumpy critics aside, it's done a pretty good job... 


Prince Charles Cinema

Cinemas Independent Leicester Square
7 Leicester Place, London, WC2H 7BP

The Prince Charles Cinema has existed in its current incarnation since 1991 (in previous lives it was a West End theatre and a film-house of ill repute!). The cinema recently... 

Prince Edward Theatre

Theatre West End Soho
28 Old Compton St, W1D 4HS

A bustling Soho location lends this theatre a lively atmosphere - as does its musical-loving clientele. The Prince Edward was previously the home of 'Mary Poppins'... 


Soho Curzon

Cinemas Independent Shaftesbury Avenue

93-107 Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 5DY

Expect a superb range of shorts, rarities, double bills and seasons alongside new international releases at the Curzons. There's 1970s splendour in Mayfair (it's sometimes... 

Apollo Shaftesbury

Theatre Musicals Shaftesbury Avenue
Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ

Be warned: Shaftesbury Avenue's theatres are notorious for their vertigo-inducing balconies and the Apollo's may be the steepest of them all. But what the theatre lacks in... 

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