Ellen Waddell 'It's better to lie than to tell the truth and end up alone in a ditch crying'

Canvas Cafe

Wednesday 19 October 2016 Tickets from £6

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Wednesday 19 October 2016
19:30 - 20:30
Tickets from £6
Theatre/Arts, Something A Little Different, Comedy, Date Night
Over 18

A new play by acclaimed performer and former rock star Ellen Waddell, who brought the London premiere of her award-winning one-woman show 'Jean-Luc Picard and Me' to The Canvas Cafe in 2015.

We lie to our friends, family, lovers and bosses because it’s easier than the truth - we have no idea what we’re doing, and we might have genital warts. In her new show former rock star and acclaimed performer Ellen Waddell (‘Jean-Luc Picard and Me’) tackles the necessity of lying in life, love, friendship and when applying for administrative jobs at truck logistics companies.


Starring Ellen and a Chair.




Presented as part of Tellit: The UK's First Ever Festival of True-Life Storytelling. Featuring acclaimed true-life storytellers, autobiographical poets and the best up-and-coming spoken word artists.  For full programme information click here

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Canvas Cafe
42 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL


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