Soho Theatre & Avalon present

Paul F. Tompkins: Crying And Driving

  • Mon 8 – Sat 13 July, 7.30pm
  • Mon – Wed £15 (£12.50) / Thu – Sat £20 (£17.50)

‘Makes intelligent, classy storytelling stand-up look effortlessly easy.’ ★★★★ Time Out

Paul F. Tompkins: Crying And Driving

EXTRA SHOWS ADDED DUE TO DEMAND – Mon 8 – Sat 13 July on sale now!

In this new hour of comedy, and his UK debut, Paul F. Tompkins tells tales of haunting one’s own house, disastrous attempts at pretend fatherhood, carrying a learner’s permit to kill, and marrying a woman who used a fine-print loophole to breach a castle.

‘Impressively slick but delightfully dry. He is as good as he looks.’ ★★★★ Times

‘A true pro trading in classic comedy, with a light touch and a bountiful sense of fun.’ ★★★★ Guardian

‘Sparkling and sophisticated.’
★★★★ Independent

Running time: Approx 60 minutes

Age 16+

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‘Sparkling and sophisticated.’
★★★★ Independent

‘Impressively slick but delightfully dry. He is as good as he looks.’ ★★★★ Times

‘A true pro trading in classic comedy, with a light touch and a bountiful sense of fun.’ ★★★★ Guardian

‘Makes intelligent, classy storytelling stand-up look effortlessly easy.’ ★★★★ Time Out

‘Smart humour to accompany that smart suit.’ ★★★★ Evening Standard

‘Tompkins has a mastery of the present and now has a bright future on this side of the pond.’ Stage

‘Paul F. Tompkins is a great raconteur, a well-dressed teller of tales armed with rapier wit. In his dapper suits and bow-ties, he’s like a post-modern vaudeville performer.’
Montreal Gazette

‘Paul F. Tompkins’ comedy is genuinely inspired and rooted in relatable, true-to-life moments. His comedic voice is a rare delicacy in a world of fast food comedy.’ Huffington Post