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Choose Your Own Documentary at the Soho Theatre

Choose Your Own Documentary

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

A unique interactive experience inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure books in which the audience control every decision. Read More >

A found diary, a film crew and an incredible true story. Inspired by the Choose Your Own Adventure books of the 1980s, in Choose Your Own Documentary the audience determine Nathan Penlington’s fate in a unique and compelling interactive experience – part stand-up storytelling, part film documentary.

By using keypads to vote, every twist and turn is in the audiences’ hands. With more than 1,500 paths and multiple endings where will the story lead?

Who can help you discover the truth behind the diary’s pages and the identity of its mysterious writer? You decide.

Choose Your Own Documentary won The Scotsman Fringe First Award 2013.

Suitable for ages 13+


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 04/02/2014

Opening Night: 05/02/2014

Closing Night: 16/02/2014

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Nathan Penlington


Author - Nathan Penlington

About Soho Theatre

21 Dean Street, London W1D 3NE

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