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

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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


Paris. August, 1944. As the Second World War rages on, lovers Tosca and Cavaradossi give refuge to a political prisoner and find themselves ensnared in the machinations of the tyrannical head of the Paris Gestapo, Scarpia.

Previews from: Wednesday 20 September 2017
Closes: Saturday 28 October 2017

Upcoming shows


It is 1994. Returning from a successful parliamentary meeting, Macblair and Macbrown meet three weird hacks on a stairwell in the House of Commons. They prophesy that Macblair will become Leader of the Labour party.

Previews from: Monday 23 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 28 October 2017

The Diary of a Nobody

4 male actors, 45 mix gender roles, a stage full of props, a party, a brawl, a broken engagement and a lot of bad puns. This is a comedy of lovingly controlled chaos. Tells the story of a self-important but tender-hearted Victorian office-worker.

Previews from: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 18 November 2017

King Tut - A Pyramid Panto

Boutique Panto Masters Charles Court Opera return to the King's Head Theatre with their latest seasonal offering 'King Tut - A Pyramid Panto'.

Previews from: Friday 24 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 6 January 2018

Boys in the Buff - the Concert

A musical revue about body image, diets, the gym, selfies, Botox, nip 'n' tucks, photo-shopping and what we endure trying to look good. It's a show about everybody for everybody!

Previews from: Saturday 25 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 9 December 2017

Beauty and the Beast

A fairytale land, far, far away. A handsome young bookworm who always dreamt of more. A hideous beast, in her cursed castle … It's a tale as old as time, as you've never heard it before.

Previews from: Monday 11 December 2017
Closes: Saturday 6 January 2018

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