King's Head Theatre

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Artistic director: Adam Spreadbury-Maher
Executive director: Fiona English


King's Head Theatre


Box office: 0207 226 8561


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115 Upper Street
London N1 1QN

Council: Islington

Region: London

Location map for King's Head Theatre


Angel (Northern)
Highbury & Islington (Victoria, Overground)

Highbury & Islington



St Mary's Church

Day no:
4, 19, 30, and 43

Night no:
N19, N41

Access information


If you are registered disabled and require an essential companion in order to visit the theatre your companion will be priovded with a complimentary ticket.

For all access bookings, you are advised to book by phone on 0207 226 8561 or emailing

You will find more information on the theatre website access page.

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Wheelchair access

The venue is wheelchair accessible, but space is limited so the theatre advises booking as far in advance as possible - call or email the box office for booking assistance.

Current shows

Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody

Before Voldemort became He Who Must Not Be Named, he was just Tom Riddle, another moody teenager at Hogwarts. Join him in this brand new hilarious musical adventure as he learns the ways of love, proper snake maintenance and The Unforgivable Curses.

Previews from: Thursday 29 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 September 2019

World's End

A love story that looks at how trauma changes us, World's End explores the Kosovo War, single parenthood and sexuality - all through the lens of a 90s games console.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 August 2019

Closes: Saturday 21 September 2019

Upcoming shows

The Elixir of Love

New English version of Donizetti's dazzling comic opera blends the sensational music with a decidedly different take on the astonishing tale of romance and magic.

Previews from: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Closes: Saturday 26 October 2019

In PurSUEt

Inspired by true events: a passionate Sue Perkins Superfan, sent to a therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursing Sue.

Previews from: Tuesday 1 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 5 October 2019

Don Giovanni

New English version of Mozart's dazzling tragicomic opera blends the sensational music with a decidedly different take on the astonishing adventures of the famous libertine.

Previews from: Thursday 3 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 2 November 2019


If you're a tribal gym warrior, or an after work spin class 'wannabe'. If you've ever struggled with your identity, sexuality, ever felt not-enough, or attempted to find your 'soul' through fitness.

Previews from: Monday 7 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 12 October 2019

Tickle: The Musical

Two good looking guys are made a curious offer: they can earn decent money from being ticklish. Really? Yes, it's a sport; and 'it's not gay!'

Previews from: Monday 14 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 26 October 2019

A Prayer For Wings

Tells the story of a mother and daughter, who have no other family and live in a disused church in central Swansea. With her mother suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS), Rita has been her minder and keeper since she was ten years old.

Previews from: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019


Disney villain. Octo-woman. Plus-size icon. But who is the woman behind the tentacles?

Previews from: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019


Robert Chesley's Jerker, or the Helping Hand is a pornographic elegy with redeeming social values and a hymn to the Queer Men of San Francisco in twenty telephone calls - many of them dirty.

Previews from: Wednesday 30 October 2019

Closes: Saturday 23 November 2019

The Nativity Panto

Join Mary, Joseph, an ever-so-angelic Gabriel and a dastardly Herod on the road to Bethlehem for a heavenly cocktail of spiritually sublime musical numbers, immaculately conceived puns and - as always - the entirely unexpected!

Previews from: Friday 29 November 2019

Closes: Saturday 11 January 2020


A groundbreaking exploration of family, survival and same-sex relationships in London's Peckham.

Previews from: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Closes: Saturday 2 May 2020

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