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We are situated 3mins from Warwick Avenue station (Bakerloo),
5mins from Royal Oak (Hammersmith and City line) and 10mins from Paddington
(District, City, Bakerloo and National Rail Services). Easy peasy.
6, 46 and 187 buses all stop just outside Warwick Avenue tube station. The 18 bus also stops nearby.
By Car - Parking:
Most of the area is for residents only. There are pay and display spaces
outside the pub which cost £1.20 per hour. The parking wardens are HOT in this area!
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Address: Delamere Terrace, Little Venice, London W2 6ND.
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More about us
Emma Rabaldi-Taylor - Artistic Director and Producer of NewsRevue
Emma has been Artistic Director of the Canal Cafe Theatre and producer of NewsRevue since 2001. She was Fringe Report's Theatre Person of the Year, 2002. At the Canal Cafe:
David Mamet's The Shawl, May Monologues, November Monologues and December Monologues (actor written and performed monologue shows), Shamlet (also at C Venues, Edinburgh)
Dulcas's Women (also at Pleasance, Edinburgh, actress nominated Best Actress in Stage Awards). Her production of Lucky Stiff was nominated Best Revival of a Musical
in whatsonstage.com People's Choice Awards against the West End's Kiss Me Kate and My Fair Lady. Emma has just directed the staged rehearsed reading of new play Stage Fright at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
Alex Smith - Theatre Manager and Assistant Producer of NewsRevue
Alex worked as the producer for Bristol-based student company Washing-Line, on the 5* Edinburgh show The Tail of Rampant Rabbit. With the Washing Line team, she produced a number of shows and events including an all-female version of Hamlet, and a club night called 'Fingermonster' that involved a lot of ham sandwiches. Alex completed a master's degree at the University of Oxford and produced the Oxford Revue in 2008. She also works as the producer for up-and-coming theatre collective Rogue's Gallery, who recently launched with a production of Dog in the Manger at Hoxton Hall. Upcoming productions include NewsRevue's 30th anniversary show and The Tale of Lady Stardust by Bea Roberts- a black comedy about a box, a believer and David Bowie.
India Rakusen - Theatre Assistant
India has been with us since February. She also works freelance in comedy and looks after a few projects outside of the theatre, including an internship at Wilton's Music Hall and working with the London Film School. India used to perform comedy in the sketch group WitTank, and she now produces their London and Edinburgh shows. Working with The Boom Jennies and Sketchatron (largest sketch showcase in the UK, Time Out 'Critics Choice' also keeps her on her toes. She has just finished working with Little Noise theatre company at The Finborough Theatre, where she will be working on further productions.
Damian Robertson - Theatre Technician
Damian is our wonderful technician, who will help light your show. He is responsible for maintaining the theatre in good working order, and also runs lights and sound for the in-house production, including NewsRevue, and ensures that visiting shows' technical requirements are met. He's Scottish though - so come armed with Iron Bru.
Bea Roberts - Resident Writer
Currently completing a masters degree in Writing for Stage and Broadcast Media at The Central School of Speech and Drama, Bea Roberts is a young writer whose work is characterisedby a dark, irreverent comedy at the core of which lies well crafted and engaging storytelling.Bea's work demonstratesacommitment to creating work which is politically aware without becoming polemical or inaccessible and in doing sobalances asharply satirical edgewith retaining adeeply empathetic attitude towardits characters and their situations.
The Tale of Lady Stardust (which previews at The Canal Cafe Theatre beforeits Edinburgh Fringe run at The Underbelly this summer)is Bea's thirdEdinburgh Fringeshow, following on from the success of 2008's The Darkling Plain, which won commendations for Best New Writing and Best Ensemble Performance at the National Student Drama Festival Emerging Talent awards.
Bea has just completed her first radio play, The Quincy Day, and is currently working on a black comedy screenplay Simon is a Pirate.
Bea is also developing an internet based sitcom with award winning director Matt Golding of Rubberductions, and has plans to expand onplaylet Little Ghaslty,
developed in collaboration with acclaimed director Kfir Yefet and featured in a seriesof play readings at TheEmbassy Theatre, London. Bea can be contacted at Bearoberts@rocketmail.com
And thanks to Ben Target and Ivan Markovic