Pleasance - Islington

Pleasance Theatre, London, seen from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015

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Main House - seats 180
Stagespace - seats 54


Box office: 020 7609 1800


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Carpenters Mews
North Rd
London N7 9EF

Council: Islington

Region: London

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Caledonian Road (Piccadilly Line)

Caledonian Road & Barnsbury



North Road/Pleasance Theatre

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Access information


Audio described, sign interpreted and captioned performances are arranged on a show by show basis in conjunction with the performing company where possible - please check with the box office for further details.

If you need to be accompanied by a carer or assistant the theatre will provide them with a complimentary ticket - speak to Box Office staff in advance of the show.

Assistance dogs are welcome. During performances our staff will look after your dog in the foyer.

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

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Wheelchair access

The Main House is fully accessible - there is lift access from street level directly into the auditorium and foyer. Up to two wheelchair users per performance. Please advise the Box Office if you are a wheelchair user when booking your tickets.

Access to the StageSpace - unfortunately this space is not wheelchair accessible due to its location on the second floor of the building.

Toilet facilities - there is a disabled toilet located to the left of the bar.

Hearing assistance

An infra-red hearing loop is available in either of our two venues with advance notice - please check with the Box Office for further details.

Current shows

We don't have any shows listed.

Upcoming shows

Litmus Fest 2017

A work-in-progress theatre festival: six companies present six brand new shows over six days.

Previews from: Tuesday 26 September 2017
Closes: Sunday 1 October 2017

Suspicious Minds

It's been a particularly tough year for Mark and Fran. Mark's Dad died of cardiac arrest whilst playing squash. Fran f*cked someone. In a last-ditch attempt to fix their relationship, they book a commercial time-travel holiday.

Previews from: Tuesday 3 October 2017
Closes: Sunday 8 October 2017

Jump Out Of Skin

'Girl' has a problem. 'Girl' is fourteen and pregnant. The father is probably her dad, and her two school friends Kika and Ika only want to talk about seducing their P.E teacher. Then she meets 'Boy'.

Previews from: Tuesday 10 October 2017
Closes: Sunday 15 October 2017

Flesh and Bone

Gives the gritty residents of an East London Tower Block a stage - through their wickedly eloquent voices we are thrust into their stories, held by the scruff of the neck and made to listen.

Previews from: Tuesday 17 October 2017
Closes: Sunday 29 October 2017

Me & My Bee

Climate change is massive. Bees aren't. Our fuzzy little friends need our help and so ThisEgg are launching a political party disguised as a party party disguised as a show.

Previews from: Tuesday 24 October 2017
Closes: Saturday 28 October 2017

The Damned United

Adapted from David Peace's brilliant and ingenious novel, The Damned United takes you inside the tortured mind of a genius slamming up against his limits, and brings to life the beauty and brutality of football, the working man's ballet.

Previews from: Monday 13 November 2017
Closes: Saturday 18 November 2017

The Lost Boy Peter Pan

A magical adaptation of J M Barrie's classic tale of fairies, pirates and the little boy who flew through the window. This wild new version mingles together well-loved live rock music played by a superb actor-musician cast.

Previews from: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Closes: Sunday 7 January 2018

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