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Coming up at the Canal Cafe Theatre

Thursday, 5 May, 2011

Plays in French? How classy. That and much more at Warwick Avenue’s canalside venue.

7 – 8, 10 – 12 May, 7.30pm (7pm Sunday)

LES PAVES DE L’OURS / LES FIANCES EN HERBE
2 plays in 1 act, by Georges Feydeau. A hilarious evening in French! Or for those who want to get in the mood:

“Les pavés de l’ours”, suivi des “Les Fiancés en herbe”, 2 pieces en 1 acte, de Georges Feydeau. Pour une soirée hilarante en francais!

This show, which features 2 of his funniest plays, brings to the London stage the best of the Parisian vaudeville, in an adaptation by French Director Caroline Msika.

With Clément Paccalet, Léonore Saintville, Marie-Camille Schweizer and Nicolas Soum.

9 May, 7.30pm

TEST TUBE COMEDY
Very friendly comedy night at the Canal Cafe every second Monday of the month, featuring the best up and coming stand ups on the London circuit, some offbeat acts and one well known headliner.

10 May, 9.30pm

THE GREAT PUPPET HORN
The Great Puppet Horn provides cultural critique as only bits of cardboard stuck to a stick can. In a mere 60 minutes hundreds of puppets are animated at break-neck speed. As discarded politicians fly by your ear delight in the shadowy characters who speak, beat-box and pole-dance for your entertainment.

13 – 14, 20 – 21 May, 7.30pm

LUCIFER
Comedian Matt Roper is Lucifer in a new political satire by Terry Newman (Bremner Bird and Fortune) and directed by Michael Eriera (The Afterlife of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore).

In this ‘audience with’, prior to the publication of his book: ‘The Fourth Man, my role in New Labour’, we finally get the inside story of the political events that shaped a generation.

Be there or be damned.

15, 22, 29 May, 7.30pm

OCELOT GYMKHANA
Eight of the best, award-winning short plays and sketches by writing team The Brothers Kaufman. Weird, amusing and funny.

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