Israeli man ‘hounded out’ of theatre by comic

An Israeli man and his buddies have been ‘hounded out of a Soho theatre after comic Paul Currie inspired his viewers to chant ‘get the f*** out’ and ‘free Palestine‘. 

The incident occurred at London‘s Soho Theatre throughout a 60-minute Paul Currie get up present referred to as Shtoom which had a four-night run on the London venue.

The ‘absurdist’ comic is alleged to have produced a Palestinian and Ukrainian flag to make use of as props as his present got here to a detailed on Saturday evening.

One eye witness mentioned they started to really feel ‘uneasy’ after the flags have been produced.

They claimed: ‘Minutes later, the comic had inspired the viewers to face on the finish of the present, a form of standing ovation, and once we all sat down once more, he seemed to a younger man within the second row and mentioned: “you didn’t stand, why? Didn’t you enjoy the show?”‘

Paul Currie is an 'absurdist' comedian who is from Belfast

Paul Currie is an ‘absurdist’ comic who’s from Belfast 

Soho Theatre in north London was where the incident occurred

Soho Theatre in north London was the place the incident occurred

The Soho Theatre issued a full apology for the incident

The Soho Theatre issued a full apology for the incident

An Instagram post by Paul Currie attending a pro-Palestine protest

An Instagram put up by Paul Currie attending a pro-Palestine protest

The account of the evening continued: ‘The younger man who we quickly realised was Israeli, replied: “I enjoyed the show until you brought out the Palestinian flag”. 

‘Paul Currie retorted “get out of my show”. which instantaneously escalated in to screaming at this younger man, repeatedly shouting “Leave my fucking show, Now!”.

The comic allegedly continued shouting on the younger man to get out as he and his companion rose to go away. 

The eye witness mentioned in addition they obtained as much as depart and added that it ‘felt like your entire viewers have been on their toes shouting “free Palestine” and “get out”. 

The Soho Theatre has apologised for the ‘upset and damage’ brought on by the incident to a few of their clients and added that they’re trying into it.

They wrote: ‘We are sorry and saddened by an incident that occurred at our venue on the finish of a efficiency of Paul Currie: Shtoom on Saturday 10 of February which has brought about upset and damage to members of viewers attending and others.

‘We take this very critically and are trying into the element of what occurred as totally, as sensitively, and as shortly as we are able to.

‘It is essential to us that Soho Theatre is welcoming and inclusive place for all.’

Campaign Against Antisemitism mentioned they’re helping Jewish friends who have been reportedly hounded out of the Soho Theatre in London.

A spokesperson for Campaign Against Antisemitism mentioned: ‘What the Jewish audience-members have recounted is atrocious, and we’re working with them and our attorneys to make sure that those that instigated and enabled it are held to account.

‘These allegations are of deeply disturbing discriminatory abuse in opposition to Jews. Comedians are rightly given broad latitude, however hounding Jews out of theatres is paying homage to humanity’s darkest days, and should have no place in central London in 2024.’

The Soho Theatre was a Synagogue which makes the horrifying ordeal as one twitter customers identified within the wake of the incident. 

MailOnline has contacted Paul Currie for remark.