Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen at the Soho Theatre, London

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Padma
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Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen at the Soho Theatre, London

Post by Padma » Wed Jan 29, 2014 12:47 am

http://www.sohotheatre.com/whats-on/art ... volume-two



Is anyone interested in going to this on Sunday 16th February? If there is enough interest, I could see if the Green Note in Camden will let us have an LC open mic/get together beforehand.

Please pm me...

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Post by ScottM » Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:45 am

Unfortunately not able to make that performance, Padma. The Tipsy Wife and I have booked for Saturday 1st March. If anyone interested in meeting up for drinks/food we would be happy to hear from you.

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Re: Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen at the Soho Theatre, Lo

Post by sebmelmoth2003 » Sun Feb 16, 2014 4:15 pm

my london - comedian arthur smith - in metro newspaper - feb 14 - interview by sharon lougher.

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at southwark park primary school when i was eight. i kissed a girl called lynne and we were both very shocked. but we quite liked it. but we never did it again.
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the pagoda in battersea park. it's just so ridiculous and beautiful. like my fiancee.
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cafe boheme, iold compton street. although there's often a van parked in front of you.
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i've got type 2 diabetes, so i'm not advised to go in any chocolate shops. however, cadbury's mini eggs are widely available in many newsagents and if i was getting money from cadbury's i would happily say they are the chocolates of the gods.
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Re: Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen at the Soho Theatre, Lo

Post by Warthog » Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:00 am

We really enjoyed the show.
It was only about an hour long, but well worth the trip in to London.
Very funny, but also quite poignant in parts, and it was good to hear some less common songs such as Last Year's Man and Love Calls You By Your Name performed live.
The Smithereens, his three female backing musicians / singers were wonderful too.
I'm not convinced that the full frontal 'Leonard Nimoy' was entirely necessary though ...
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Post by Mabeanie1 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:13 am

Thanks for the report Warthog. Glad you enjoyed the show. You have also helped with my decision whether to book or not - it's really not worth travelling to London from here for a 1 hour show. However, I was pleased to see that the show will be featured on Radio 4 at 23:00 tonight (Monday 17 Feb):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03vdl1v

The programme is one hour long so quite possibly features the whole show!

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Post by FOXWOOD » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:27 pm

I haven't listened to it yet - but I believe an MP3 file may be in circulation.
If anyone is interested PM me.
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Post by sebmelmoth2003 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 12:39 pm

review by bruce dessau : Arthur Smith, Soho Theatre - comedy review

Arthur Smith Sings Leonard Cohen is touching, uplifting and very funny...

http://www.standard.co.uk/goingout/come ... 35762.html
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Re: Arthur Smith sings Leonard Cohen at the Soho Theatre, Lo

Post by sebmelmoth2003 » Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:24 pm

arthur on midweek - bbc radio 4.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03vgd8y
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