Autumn Highlights at the Canal Cafe TheatreFriday, 21 October, 2011
Among the shows coming up at the Canal Cafe this autumn:-
The world’s longest running live comedy show continues at the Canal Cafe Theatre every Thursday – Saturday at 9.30pm and Sundays at 9pm. A fast-moving mix of sketches and songs, NewsRevue propels you through the world’s news and current events at breakneck pace – all-kicking, idol-burning comedy, updated every week by a crack team of writers.
Cast: Grace Bishop, Charlotte Bradford, Gary Jerry, Ben Keenan
Director: Adam Roberts. Musical Director: Leigh Stevenson
Sun 30th October, 7pm
TEST TUBE COMEDY
Very friendly monthly comedy night at the Canal Cafe featuring the best up and coming stand up & sketch acts on the London circuit, some offbeat acts and one well known headliner. Check http://www.testtubecomedy.co.uk for more details or join the facebook page “Test Tube Comedy”.
Wed 2nd, Wed 30th, 7.30pm
A monthly sketch show performed radio style Little masterpieces that never made it to Radio 4, written by freelance BBC radio writers, including Jon Lynes and Daniel O’Donoghue, Stu Cooper, Griff Phillips, Russell Thompson, Eddie Robson, Dale Shaw, Richard Law, Stuart Beale, Will Maclean and Lydia Parker and Maureen Oakeley. Performed by Daniel Carter Hope, Maureen Oakeley and Lydia Parker with special guest Dan March
Mon 7th, 7.30pm
SPARK London is the capital’s storytelling night – http://www.sparklondon.com Sit back and listen to other people’s stories or if you have a story to tell get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tue 8th, 7.30pm
ONIONS & DRAGONS
Written and Performed by Elizabeth Bower. A character comedy ‘work in progress’.
Tue 15th, 7.30pm
THE THREE ENGLISHMEN
Comedy sketch group The Three Englishmen (TimeOut Critic’s Choice) return to the Canal Cafe Theatre this Autumn to continue their monthly London residency, The Three Englishmen and Friends. Carrying on from the success of their previous twelve-month long, sell-out residency, the Englishmen will be presenting a host of brand new sketches and songs to split your sides, amaze your eyes, and make your heart sing!
Mon 21st – Sat 26th, 7.30pm
Dull-eyed commuters, excitable sightseers, school skivers, broadsheet business men, seat sniffers, ticket clippers, squabbling couples, bag-lumbered mothers, the helpless, the departing, the homeless, the post-show ladies and the last post lashers. Tales of the modern day commuter.
more at www.canalcafetheatre.com