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

Catherine and Anita

All hell breaks loose when a tortured young misfit named Catherine strikes up a friendship with the mysterious Anita. As their unlikely relationship develops, their world escalates into a violent cycle of destruction and revenge.

Previews from: Wednesday 7 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 February 2018

Somewhere A Gunner Fires

In the final months of the First World War, as the gears of the Great War machine grind inexorably to a halt, as the snows thaw, and the troops desert - six stories reach their end.

Previews from: Tuesday 6 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 24 February 2018

Upcoming shows


He tries his best with girls. He tries his best with mates. But for all his efforts, things just don't seem to be going right. So he's making a change. Something's triggered him to stand up for himself and reassert his worth.

Previews from: Tuesday 27 February 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 March 2018


A unique combination of new writing and Shakespeare, featuring fragmented voices of Othello, Patrick Stewart and Mike Tyson, Monster is a thrilling new play where fact and fiction blur, and multiple masculinities collide.

Previews from: Wednesday 28 February 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 March 2018

Jesus and Lucifer

A brand new comedy musical from a vibrant, young company behind much praised Edinburgh Fringe shows, Faith and Horrids.

Previews from: Tuesday 13 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 March 2018

The Mikado

Behind the closed doors at the British Consulate, the scheming, slippery Lord High Executioner is about to hatch one plot too far, with far-reaching and hilarious consequences for everyone involved, especially when the Mikado himself arrives.

Previews from: Thursday 22 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018


Follows the power struggle between a prison guard and criminal as they come face-to-face with a notorious inmate.

Previews from: Saturday 31 March 2018
Closes: Saturday 21 April 2018

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