Hen and Chickens Theatre

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Artistic director: Felicity Wren & James Wren
Manager: Elizabeth Arnold


Hen and Chickens Theatre - seats 54


Box office: 020 7704 2001


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109 St Paul's Road
London N1 2NA

Council: Islington

Region: London

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Highbury and Islington (Victoria)

Highbury and Islington



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4, 19, 30, 43, 277

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About Hen and Chickens Theatre

The Hen and Chickens Theatre is a fringe venue for theatre and comedy situated above a pub at Highbury in the London Borough of Islington. The theatre management was awarded to actress Felicity Wren in 1999.

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Current shows

I Will Miss You When You're Gone

A lonesome country song about grief and bureaucracy. Celeste tries to contact her dead mother Theresa, but instead is haunted by Evelyn. A dark comedy about grief, isolation, connection, and mental health.

Previews from: Tuesday 18 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 29 September 2018

Upcoming shows

Avocado! Definitely Maybe Not

Dave and Max are back with a new and improved show mocking the bastards and hypocrites of life (but mainly themselves) in a raucous hour packed with high-energy, absurd, sometimes dark (and frankly stupid) topical sketches.

Previews from: Tuesday 25 September 2018
Closes: Friday 12 October 2018

Bride of Wankenstein

William Wankenstein is a thirty-year old virgin. He feels rejected by society and especially by women. But in his basement flat, he has found a cure for his involuntary condition.

Previews from: Tuesday 9 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 13 October 2018

After Aphra: The Story of Aphra Behn and the Widow Ranter

Still grieving just weeks after Aphra Behn's unexpected death, some of the people who say they loved her most, end up in a pub together in the wake of yet another disaster.

Previews from: Tuesday 16 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018

The Fireraisers

Described by many as an epic parable-comedy, it tells the story of two arsonists disguised as door-to-door salesmen who talk their way into Gottleib Biedermann's house.

Previews from: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

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