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

How I Became a Dominatrix Using Damned Lies and Statistics

Counter culture housewife Christie thinks she's lost all interest in sex until she finds the internet and discovers … what she really wants is to be a dominatrix!

Previews from: Monday 15 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018

La Traviata

England, 2018. Violetta earns her crust dancing for the rich and powerful at an exclusive gentleman's club until a chance meeting with naive and idealistic Elijah changes everything.

Previews from: Thursday 27 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 27 October 2018

Upcoming shows


Fatherhood. A fatal canoe accident. Who are we now we don't have kids? A couple come face to face with the powerlessness of parenthood.

Previews from: Monday 22 October 2018
Closes: Friday 26 October 2018


A new Tory PM must unite his party's warring factions with his masterful plan for a final Brexit deal. Just ... what was it again?

Previews from: Tuesday 30 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

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: Wednesday 31 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

Momma Golda

The story of Israel's first and only female Prime Minister, otherwise known as 'the grandmother of the Jewish people.'

Previews from: Sunday 4 November 2018
Closes: Monday 12 November 2018

Buttons: A Cinderella Story

Charles Court Opera return to the King's Head Theatre for their 12th dazzling, delightful and downright hilarious boutique pantomime - a brand new production of one of the company's greatest hits, Buttons: A Cinderella Story.

Previews from: Friday 23 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 January 2019

The Crumple Zone

Taking place in a Staten Island apartment over the Christmas holiday season, this hilarious comedy gives a fly-on-the-wall perspective when four friends and a mystery visitor find themselves in just one apartment.

Previews from: Saturday 24 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 9 December 2018

The Boy Under The Christmas Tree

What would you do if you found a handsome young man almost naked under your Christmas tree? This is the dilemma that faces aspiring comedian Lawrence Bennett when he wakes up on Christmas morning, after a bad gig and with a king-size hangover ...

Previews from: Tuesday 11 December 2018
Closes: Saturday 5 January 2019


A fresh, exhilarating take on the classic tale of passion, jealousy and danger accompanied by Bizet's soaring, intricate music that promises to be truly unmissable.

Previews from: Thursday 7 February 2019
Closes: Saturday 9 March 2019

H.M.S. Pinafore

Directed by John Savournin, this witty and inventive update of the much loved comic operetta will have you rolling in the aisles from start to finish.

Previews from: Wednesday 10 April 2019
Closes: Saturday 11 May 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

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