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Angie Le Mar

She's left-handed and a Scorpio, too

Angie Le Mar's London

The UK's first ever black female stand-up combines comedy with acting, playwriting and broadcasting. Here she continues our series on London locations by revealing some of her favourite places and spaces...

Building

THE ALBANY

I have fond memories as it's where I first stepped onto the stage when I was 10 years old. I continue going to workshops there and have joined different groups for years to come.

(Douglas Way, Deptford SE8/ 020 8692 4446)

Greenwich Market (photo: Jack Gore)

Angie's choice... for bags

Shopping

GREENWICH MARKET

I love coming here to support the new designers. You can pick up some really original bags, so wherever you go, there will be no one else with the exact same bag. Very important!

(Located near the Thames and Greenwich Pier. Thurs: collectibles and antiques, Fri: collectibles, antiques, arts and crafts, Sat/Sun and Bank Holidays: arts and crafts and food court)

Eating

THE MANGO TREE RESTAURANT

Their Thai food is lovely, but what I do love about the place is the setting, the beautiful decor and the service is great, too. Do try their Mango and sticky rice.

(46 Grosvenor Place SW1/ 020 7823 1888)

Borders bookshop (photo: Jack Gore)

Eat, drink, relax and buy a book, too

Leisure

BORDERS BOOKS MUSIC & CAFE

The fact that you can be buying books late in the evening really appeals to me. You can relax and read and time flies by when you're in there. It's very bright and welcoming.

(203 Oxford Street W1/ 020 7292 1600)

Going Out

THE HACKNEY EMPIRE

It's now my favourite theatre, and not just because they have taken four of my shows, no. It's the team that runs the theatre, right from the top. They're such a supportive team and it reminds me of people who go into the Arts just because they love it.

(291 Mare Street E8/ 020 8985 2424)

Open Space

HILLY FIELDS PARK

It's my local park and it's always very clean and relaxing. It's great for long walks and perfect for the children. Who could ask for more?

(Browning Road/ Clay Hill, Enfield)

Angie Le Mar presents her own show on Choice FM, Saturdays 9am - midday. She is currently involved with a school for the performing arts that will open in 2008 in Lewisham, where she grew up.

last updated: 11/10/07

Have Your Say

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Dee Lewis
Hi, love your attitude and shows. ~Keep it up. We need more role models like yourself. Love the idea about the stage school. I have a 13 year old daughter who is interested in performing arts. Could you please send me more info. Thanks. dionnelaverne@hotmail.co.uk

Nana Washington
Wonderful choices i will definitely be coming to Borders in the Hope of spotting you Mrs LeMar Keep up the great work and your show is brilliantGod Bless

Dee Alexander
Hi,as always Angie sends positive vibes to all. Would like more information on the stage school.denisenalexander@hotmail.com

Abdul Bah
hi sis, we need more positive sisters like yourself,intelligent , proffesional and good role model. my 14yr daughter is interested in stage school, please send me more info. God bless. abdulbah40@hotmail.com

stephanie carty
hi its steph i was wondering about the stage school and would like some information i love to perform and i love the stage tell me more if u can tanxs at b.b_lol@hotmail.co.uk

Harvey
Great Stuff Le Mar's, Keep up the good work and "Keep it real" Big up the BBC!

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