21Soho Presents… is a brand new mixed bill comedy night in a brand new venue! We will be bringing you the best of the best comedians to our stage in the heart of Soho Square!
Canadian surrealist and master story-teller Tony Law is a three-time Chortle Award winner, Amused Moose Best Show winner and Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. His extensive TV and radio credits include: Have I Got News For You(BBC One), The Alternative ComedyExperience (Comedy Central), 8 Out Of 10 Cats(Channel 4), Celebrity Mastermind(BBC One), Celebrity Squares(ITV) Never Mind The Buzzcocks(BBC Two), Heading Out(BBC Two), The Culture Show(BBC Two), Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe(BBC Two), Edinburgh Nights(BBC Two), Tony Law’s Surreal Guide To Surreal Comedy(Radio 4 Extra), Loose Endsand Infinite Monkey Cage(Radio 4).
John Kearns is an actor, writer and the only comedian to have won both the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for Best Show (Shtick) and Best Newcomer (Sight Gags for Perverts) in the awards history.
An internationally acclaimed live act, he has delivered his ‘richly, idiosyncratic comedy’ (The Guardian) across the world, notably picking up two Melbourne Barry Award nominations, and twice-voted one of the Evening Standard’s 1000 Most Influential Londoners. Following sold out residencies at the Soho Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre and at the Edinburgh Fringe, he toured the UK with his third solo show, Don’t Worry, They’re Here, directed by Olivier winning playwright Jon Brittain. John’s latest show Double Take and Fade Away was hailed by critics as his finest yet, making numerous ‘best of the year’ lists including the Evening Standard and The List. The show had a sold-out Edinburgh run, two weeks at London’s Soho Theatre, and a UK tour.
Ian Smith is a multi-award winning comedian, actor and writer. He has appeared on BBC Fresh From the Fringe, BBC3 panel show Sweat the Small Stuff and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show. He was also one third of popular Dave podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett, which has previously topped the iTunes comedy charts.
An exciting name in the world of stand-up comedy, Irish comic Marise Gaughan is making waves with her dark and honest comedy style. Marise started her comedy career in Los Angeles, where she featured on some of the main comedy clubs such as The Comedy Store and The Hollywood Improv. Since returning to the UK, the Dublin-based comic has become a favourite in all the major comedy clubs and has supported Rob Delaney, Ari Shaffir and Jim Norton on tour.