NextUp to film stand-up specials at Soho Theatre | Streaming platform's new deal

NextUp to film stand-up specials at Soho Theatre

Streaming platform's new deal

Soho Theatre has signed a deal with streaming platform NextUp to film and distribute a series of live comedy specials.

The first show to be taped at the London venue will be Indian comedian Aditi Mittal’s Mother Of Invention this Friday.

And on September 22, Jen Brister, pictured, will tape her special Meaningless along with Shappi Khorsandi: Live In Soho and Lazy Susan: Forgive Me, Mother.

Soho Theatre has previously released specials on a DVD label. The new shows will be available on NextUp’s subscription service later.

Published: 11 Sep 2019

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