Coronavirus – A Great British Farce

Coronavirus – A Great British Farce

Joe went a little bit mad during lockdown – just like you did – and it’s hilariously cathartic to watch. 

Sisyphus: A Rock 'n' Roll Musical

Sisyphus: A Rock 'n' Roll Musical

Corinthian King Sisyphus is tired of the holy powers-that-be controlling his humdrum and repetitive life. 

Hold Me Close

Hold Me Close

A wheel of fortune, karaoke and strongbow dark fruits - everything you need for a good show right? Well add in a story of a female friendship that has an expiry date, a love letter… 

Maybe It's Because

Maybe It's Because

Five-star Fringe favourites Strut & Fret are back. 

Lyle Barke: Tragic Potential

Lyle Barke: Tragic Potential

An in depth look into Lyle’s shortcomings as a human man. 

Galentines Day

Galentines Day

Abbey the bridesmaid never the bride. 

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In a Minute

Ryan Lane Will Be There Now In a Minute

​A show for anyone with a complex relationship to home, Ryan Lane’s playful, inventive and intimate character comedy explores what it means to be Welsh, queer and the myths tha… 

Sam Carlyle: My Life and Other Jokes

Sam Carlyle: My Life and Other Jokes

You may be asking “Who even is Sam Carlyle?”, but after this cabaret you’ll certainly know her name (along with way too much else. 

Dirty Tricks: How the Illusionati Rule the World

Dirty Tricks: How the Illusionati Rule the World

The Great Baldini sets the stage excellently for his show, greeting each audience member at the door, and asking their name, which he will repeat when he invites them to volunteer … 

Another Pun Bites the Dust

Another Pun Bites the Dust

Want searing political satire? Deep comedic insight into the human psyche? Then you won’t find it here. 

You're singing my song!

You're singing my song!

Love, work and the passage of time. 

Fabulett 1933

Fabulett 1933

Berlin, February 1933, the new German leadership orders the closure of all cabarets. 

Fabulett 1933

Fabulett 1933

Berlin, February 1933, the new German leadership orders the closure of all cabarets. 

Shane Warne Odyssey

Shane Warne Odyssey

In August 2013, Shane Warne (Australian cricketing legend) drove Orlando Gibbs (generic English person) to just outside Wales. 

Avery Street

Avery Street

This sketch comedy trio are opening the doors to all of their larger than life characters living on the same street. 

Ladies That Improv

Ladies That Improv

Join us for a full menu of delicious improv comedy! Order what you like because the whole show will be made up from your suggestions. 

Banged Up Abroad

Banged Up Abroad

”Banged Up Abroad” with Runi Talwar, Kiran Saggu and Hannah Brissenden is show from 2 passing and 1 non-passing foreigners about awkward cultural exploration, navigated with a he… 

Melting pot

Melting pot

Good people do bad things and bad people do good things. 

Me 'Ansum

Me 'Ansum

“What if we’re not reading it wrong? We’re just queer. 

Bard in the Yard

Bard in the Yard

Bard in the Yard is a Covid-19 inspired project founded on the legend that Shakespeare wrote King Lear and Macbeth in plague quarantine. 

Peter Pandemic

Peter Pandemic

Back by popular demand at the Canal Café Theatre, this socially distanced Comedy Pantomime set in 2021 sees characters from the classic fairytale battling far more than just Capta… 

Scrooge & Company

Scrooge & Company

Scrooge & Company is the latest slice of madcap tomfoolery from Micawber Theatre Company in co-production with NoriTheatre; a fast-paced, slapstick romp through the Victorian festi… 

Carrying David

Carrying David

Carrying David, which is the dramatic story of how David McCrory inspired his bother Glenn to become the cruiserweight champion of the world, will play the Canal Cafe Theatre in Li… 

Sublime

Sublime

A daft and silly hour of comedy all about Limes, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe 2019 

Gethin Alderman is: Sublime

Gethin Alderman is: Sublime

A daft and silly hour of comedy all about Limes, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe 2019. 

Mandy Picks A Husband

Mandy Picks A Husband

Amanda is an actor, singer, writer and comedian. 

LUCKY DIP

LUCKY DIP

Comedy. 

Orlando Gibbs: Shane Warne: An Odyssey (WIP)

Orlando Gibbs: Shane Warne: An Odyssey (WIP)

In August 2013, Shane Warne, Australian cricketing legend drove Orlando Gibbs, English generic person to Wales. 

LCW presents: Sketchley Park

LCW presents: Sketchley Park

Sketchley Park is the home of the weirdest and most wonderful new sketch writing from members of the London Comedy Writers group. 

La Fête de L’Amnezik

La Fête de L’Amnezik

Pas de routine possible pour ce quadra énergique qui vit chaque expérience comme une première !!! Drôle, authentique, grand voyageur et surfeur débutant, ce pilote de cha… 

THE TWILIGHT HOUR

THE TWILIGHT HOUR

A show inspired by The Twilight Zone from the team that brought you The Twilight Hour seasons 1&2, Shorts @ The Canal and Love Shots. 

EN SUITE

EN SUITE

Having left home after a breakup, Andy discovers that life in the big city could cost him more than an arm and a leg, it could cost him his soul… 

Ted Hill: All the Presidents Man (Camden Fringe)

Ted Hill: All the Presidents Man (Camden Fringe)

Comedian & silly boy Ted Hill’s debut stand-up show is about every single U. 

Barefoot (Camden Fringe)

Barefoot (Camden Fringe)

‘Forever in a hurry to meet expectations and cover expenses, but forgetting what is important in life. 

Lost Keys and Orgasms At the Pasty Motel (Camden Fringe)

Lost Keys and Orgasms At the Pasty Motel (Camden Fringe)

A poignant, bittersweet comedy about Dino, a lost soul from a small town in Sicily, and Fran, his American boss, both transplanted to the UK. 

The Discount Comedy Checkout Raw & Unscripted Improv Show (Camden Fringe)

The Discount Comedy Checkout Raw & Unscripted Improv Show (Camden Fringe)

The Discount Comedy Checkout have been wowing crowds for over 10 years on the UK comedy circuit with 100% raw and unscripted comedy improvisation shows. 

The Halls of Ridiculous Comedy Panel Show (Camden Fringe)

The Halls of Ridiculous Comedy Panel Show (Camden Fringe)

The comedy panel show NO ONE is talking about - but they should be! Two teams of two comedians compete in a series of ridiculous quiz rounds to win a very ridiculous prize. 

Laugh Island (Camden Fringe)

Laugh Island (Camden Fringe)

An improvised comedy show of sketches, scenes, songs, and suntans. 

Surfing the Holyland (Camden Fringe)

Surfing the Holyland (Camden Fringe)

Heather is allergic to politics, religion and exercise. 

Anthony Jeannot: I Want To Buy A House (Camden Fringe)

Anthony Jeannot: I Want To Buy A House (Camden Fringe)

I feel ripped off, and frankly you should too. 

Notch

Notch

A one-woman show about sleeping rough on the streets of Dublin. 

Brandy

Brandy

It is the 18th century: Queen Anne lays old and sick in bed, she is drinking copious amounts of brandy as she fortifies herself in preparation for the meeting between herself and h… 

Melinda Hughes, Off the Scale

Melinda Hughes, Off the Scale

Backed by a live jazz trio, Melinda’s show is a sophisticated romp through social and political satire, packed with provocative original songs on internet trolling, cougars, hips… 

Jess Robinson & Jenny Bede Double Bill

Jess Robinson & Jenny Bede Double Bill

Jess Robinson & Jenny Bede return with a BRAND NEW double bill show!Join Jess for a fun-packed hour of comedy, music and vocal fireworks as you’re transported by the ‘human juk… 

What They Said About Love

What They Said About Love

Direct from sold-out performances in Hollywood & New York and an extended run in San Francisco, Canal Café and Blue Panther Productions are proud to present American actor Steve B… 

Séayoncé: Déjà Voodoo

Séayoncé: Déjà Voodoo

A hilarious comedy drag séance - expect celeb appearances, song, dance, and a peek into the underworld!Following the hugely successful debut hour of Séayoncé at the 2018 Fringe,… 

Happily Ever Poofter

Happily Ever Poofter

THE UNTOLD STORY OF A GAY FAIRYTALE PRINCE – THE HOT NEW MUSICAL COMEDY DISNEY PARODY. 

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Anna Nicholson: Get Happy

Award-winning comedian returns to the Canal Cafe Theatre with a brand new character show all about finding happiness. 

Mother

Mother

An unapologetic hour of low-brow, high-camp sketch comedy from Laura Curnick & Jack Mosedale. 

Grace Campbell & Tamsyn Kelly - Work in Progress

Grace Campbell & Tamsyn Kelly - Work in Progress

Grace Campbell is a comedian rapidly making a name for herself in the UK stand up scene. 

Tamsyn Kelly and Isa Bonachera - Work in Progress

Tamsyn Kelly and Isa Bonachera - Work in Progress

Tamsyn Kelly grew up on an estate near Lands End, with a dangerous father, a disabled mother and a dream of one day moving to London to become a total bad-ass with enough money to … 

For Sukh's Sake

For Sukh's Sake

An honest and humorous look at the lengths we go to to find happiness. 

Three Menopausal Maids

Three Menopausal Maids

Fridge Door Productions are delighted to be sharing once more the unique comedic ramblings of the Three Menopausal Maids as they turn everyday situations into farcical events. 

Now Here is a Funny Story!

Now Here is a Funny Story!

The subversive, satirical, darkly comic story of the Victorian Music Hall with a twist of Weimar Cabaret! A wickedly fun singalong show, ‘Now Here’s A Funny Story’ reveals Music… 

Anna & Helen: Stuck in a rat

Anna & Helen: Stuck in a rat

Ever found yourself stuck in a rat? Unpleasant, isn’t it. 

Shivani Thussu: Prefer Not to Say

Shivani Thussu: Prefer Not to Say

You make around 30,000 decisions every day, but how and why do you make them? Shivani Thussu’s (Pls Like, BBC) debut comedy hour is set in a focus group that goes too far. 

Just These, Please

Just These, Please

Just These, Please are back with their brand new show ‘Suitable’. 

Notflix

Notflix

Five star sellout show Edinburgh Fringe 2017-2018 and VAULT Festival 2017-2019. 

Club Glitoris

Club Glitoris

Southend Fringe Festival Presents Club Glitoris. A drag, cabaret, burlesque, comedy night for all the weird and wonderful people to come together and party the night away.  

PLUG IN

PLUG IN

The hub of female and non-binary talent is back with 12 monologues, original writing, and stand-up comedy! This PLUG IN event will feature monologues that have never before been… 

Copycat - Naomi McDonald

Copycat - Naomi McDonald

Impressionist and singer Naomi McDonald breaks down dressing room doors and exposes all your favourite stars as you've never seen them before. 

Eurosceptic Song Contest

Eurosceptic Song Contest

Forget “a song for Europe” - the Eurosceptic Song Contest is very much a song against Europe. 

Neb - Musical Mindreader

Neb - Musical Mindreader

Join Psychological Magician Neb in one final bid to resurrect his past career as a musician, combining music with powerful mindreading! 

The Good Russian

The Good Russian

A comedy about an honest Siberian, navigating his way through modern Britain on the hunt for acting fame. 

Home, A Musical Revue

Home, A Musical Revue

A collection of new musical theatre writing telling stories of love, life, adventure and, most importantly, what ‘home’ means to every one of us. 

No Such Thing As A Fish `

No Such Thing As A Fish `

The team behind multiple award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish are hitting the road again in May this year with their brand new show, 'In No Particular Order'.  

Jonny & The Baptists Love Canal Cafe and Hate Bastards

Jonny & The Baptists Love Canal Cafe and Hate Bastards

We live in a divided world, and we want to cross that divide. 

The LOL Word

The LOL Word

Comedy queers, The LOL Word, cast off the shadows of their respective Proms in this stand-up special. 

John & Beatrice

John & Beatrice

A surreal tragicomedy about the difficulty of connection and the meaning of love. 

Fego Showcase

Fego Showcase

Fancy a night with a serial killer, thieves by a river, a frumpy sibling, nosey know-it-all mama and more? Come see a showcase of scenes we’ve been rehearsing in a café from … 

Shakespeare for Breakfast

Shakespeare for Breakfast

"Not one for the puritans" is a phrase often used to describe avant-garde Shakespeare productions. 

Dickens for Dinner

Dickens for Dinner

The cast of Edinburgh Fringe favourite Shakespeare for Breakfast invite you for dinner with a Dickensian twist! Dickens for Dinner makes its London debut following an Edinburgh Lau… 

Plug In

Plug In

Following three hugely successful shows in 2018, Plug In is back and better than ever with another evening of raw and unseen female talent. 

Young Corbyn

Young Corbyn

In a world, where it is North Islington, only one man stands between Camden and Holloway. 

Three Menopausal Maids

Three Menopausal Maids

Flushed with success these ladies are hot so journey with them from Bognor to Belgravia via Bradford for a spot of lunch, bingo and afternoon tea. 

Henna Night

Henna Night

A break-up. 

3 Years, One Week & A Lemon Drizzle

3 Years, One Week & A Lemon Drizzle

3 Years, 1 Week and a Lemon Drizzle pieces together Alexandra and Kate Donnachie’s sometimes heartbreaking but often hilarious memories of growing up together and managing their cl… 

Empty Nest / Reckless Topriary Enthusiast

Empty Nest / Reckless Topriary Enthusiast

One-man sketch extraordinaire Rufus McAlister presents a selection from his smash hit solo-sketch debut Reckless Topiary Enthusiast, a bizarre show of props, mime and strange scene… 

Connie Wookey: Denied Under Section 221(G) of the Immigration and Nationality Act

Connie Wookey: Denied Under Section 221(G) of the Immigration and Nationality Act

In February this year my cousin died in a plane crash. 

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her

Death Becomes Her was born after Sam bounced off the bonnet of a poorly-driven Nissan Micra. 

Tinderella

Tinderella

The Canal Café Theatre is thrilled to present our annual Adult Panto. 

Ed Patrick: Comedian\'s Surgery

Ed Patrick: Comedian\'s Surgery

Welcome to the Comedians’ Surgery! Take your seat - we’ll be with you shortly. 

Colette Uncensored

Colette Uncensored

Award-winning actress Lorri Holt brings her spectacular solo performance as Colette to Canal Café! We meet the passionate French novelist in her quest as a writer, an activist, an… 

Jonny & The Baptists The World Is A Mess, Here Are Some Songs

Jonny & The Baptists The World Is A Mess, Here Are Some Songs

★★★★ ‘Brilliant - the closest thing the fringe has to rock gods’ Fest Magazine ★★★★ ‘Wickedly amusing’ The Times ★★★★ ‘Spirited comedy. 

Space Doctor

Space Doctor

Time Travel, Space Ships, Evil Aliens, Sexy Assistants, Demented Fans. 

Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities

Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities

A tale of resilience and adaption that tells the story of puppet-maker Geppetto. 

Beans

Beans

BEANS by Matthew Floyd Jones ★★★★ ‘a bright-eyed and spiky show’ The Stage ★★★★ ‘A marvellous adult panto that is both charming and wonderfully risqué’ Boyz … 

The Curious Incidents of the gay in the night-time

The Curious Incidents of the gay in the night-time

Russell Arathoon brings his previous sold out debut stand up show to London. 

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

Mac & Eden with 'The Unbearable Pleasure of Being a Woman

A year on from beating over 70+ entrants and winning the Brighton Fringe Best Cabaret Award, musical comedy duo Mac & Eden are still unashamedly milking it for all it’s worth and a… 

Don't Blame The Bankers... $t00pid

Don't Blame The Bankers... $t00pid

Serafina Salvador’s Don’t Blame The Bankers… $t00pid is returning to London this year following its run at Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year, where it received great acclai… 

Major Bombshell

Major Bombshell

Major Bombshell is a highly-charged mix of stand-up comedy and cabaret songs. 

Sketchageddon 2016

Sketchageddon 2016

For the last 15 years The London Comedy Writers (The LCW) has been giving people the chance to try out, workshop and get feedback on their comedy writing at its fortnightly meeting… 

Wild At Heart

Wild At Heart

Devastatingly original female double act Róisín and Chiara invite you to their debut hour-long show, WILD AT HEART, a two-woman tour de force told in uncanny synchronicity. 

Triple Entendre: Love, Life and Other Stuff

Triple Entendre: Love, Life and Other Stuff

The Andrews Sisters meets ‘Smack the Pony’ in this new musical comedy cabaret. 

Karen Hobbs: Tumour Has It

Karen Hobbs: Tumour Has It

Join Karen for the honest and hilarious story of her cervical cancer extravaganza. 

Cabaret RIP

Cabaret RIP

Cabaret RIP: Reality is Perception. 

Madame Tussaud - Waxing Lyrical

Madame Tussaud - Waxing Lyrical

Madame Tussaud - Waxing Lyrical. 

Miles Jupp: Work-In-Progress

Miles Jupp: Work-In-Progress

Miles Jupp, star of Rev. 

Revan and Fennell: Edinburgh Preview

Revan and Fennell: Edinburgh Preview

Award-winning comedy double act, Revan and Fennell, return to the Canal Café with an hour of observational and character-driven sketch comedy, ahead of their run at this year’s … 

David Narayan: The Psychic Project

David Narayan: The Psychic Project

A mind reading show based on the true story of the Cold War’s psychic spies. 

In Honour Of Us

In Honour Of Us

A theatrical production based on ‘In Honour of Me’ written by mother Lenéa Herew & ‘Oshun the River Goddess’ written by 14 year old daughter Nefer Nika Miller-Herew. 

The Sandy & Danni Improv Show!

The Sandy & Danni Improv Show!

Leanna and Angela Present: The Sandy & Danni Improv Show! A completely improvised date night with games, comedy guests and buckets of silliness. 

The Murderettes

The Murderettes

Comedy Improv Murder Mystery – the comedy duo Pete Edwards and Thom Tween ask for suggestions from the audience, and then improvise an entire murder mystery – there is intrigue… 

Jess Robinson: Impressive

Jess Robinson: Impressive

Vocal gymnast and impressionist Jess Robinson is back - this year with her incredible live band! Prepare to be blown away by Edinburgh’s 2015 triple award winning star of ITV’s… 

Ellis & Rose - Obsolete

Ellis & Rose - Obsolete

The award-winning duo return with their unique brand of anarchic idiocy - join them as they take comedy into another dimension, in the high budget arena spectacular! 

The Sandy & Danni Improv Show!

The Sandy & Danni Improv Show!

The Sandy & Danni Improv Show! A completely improvised date night with amazing comedy guests, games and buckets of silliness. 

Jeu Jeu La Foille - Frontal Lobotomy

Jeu Jeu La Foille - Frontal Lobotomy

Using theatrical mechanisms and her skills in clowning and rhythm, Jeu Jeu La Foille brings Tom Waits’ characters to life, takes you into an often unsettling mythological world and… 

Baron Fingolfin: The Stranger

Baron Fingolfin: The Stranger

Izod’s alter-ego Baron Fingolfin has had the glittering musical showbiz career that only a child of an international circus brought up watching re-runs of Big Break and Changing Ro… 

The Mariuh Caring Career Agency

The Mariuh Caring Career Agency

A vivacious, ridiculous, probably offensive (and that’s Mariuh) highly fun filled comedy sees ‘Mariuh Caring’ embark on a new business venture helping lesser celebrities get their … 

The History Of Everything In 60 Mins (more or less)

The History Of Everything In 60 Mins (more or less)

Everything you ever wanted to know about everything . 

Leanna and Angela Present: The Sandy & Danni Improv Show

Leanna and Angela Present: The Sandy & Danni Improv Show

A completely improvised date night with amazing comedy guests, games and buckets of silliness. 

Even The Little Ones

Even The Little Ones

Come along and enjoy some sublime craziness, all in the name of fun. 

Indelible Images

Indelible Images

Three New Plays by three new writers. 

An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband

Idealistic Robert Chiltern has cut a swathe through Parliament but Westminster can be dangerous.