Pleasance - Islington


Pleasance Theatre, London, seen from the street.

Photo: Peter Brown 2015



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Theatres


Mainhouse - seats 230
Stagespace - seats 54
Downstairs - seats 80

Telephone




Box office: 020 7609 1800

Email


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Location


Address:
Carpenters Mews
North Rd
London N7 9EF

Council: Islington

Region: London

Location map for Pleasance - Islington

Transport


Tube:
Caledonian Road (Piccadilly Line)

Train:
Caledonian Road & Barnsbury

Buses:

Stop:

North Road/Pleasance Theatre


Day no:
17, 91, 153, 259, 274, 393


Night no:
N91

Access information


General

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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Access link for this theatre


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


Build A Rocket

A powerful and uplifting, one-woman show about triumph over adversity. Yasmin is young and feisty and lives on the edge. A young mum, her Scarborough isn't sandcastles, arcades and donkey rides.

Previews from: Tuesday 18 September 2018
Closes: Sunday 23 September 2018

Upcoming shows


Ricky Gervais Plus Special Guests

Inspired by the first man in America to plead insanity as his defence, award-winning writer Camilla Whitehill and Strictly Arts examine the unspoken link between mental health and systemic racism.

Previews from: ... no date announced
Closes: ...no close date announced

Aid Memoir

Martine, an aid worker from Kenya is running a refugee camp in the UK, a country. She is desperate to help Chelle, a 17-year-old refugee. Potential salvation appears in the form of Taz, a showbiz journalist who has come from Kenya to launch an appeal.

Previews from: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 6 October 2018

KillyMuck

Niamh navigates life through the parameters of growing up, with the trials and tribulations of being a kid from the benefit class system. Inspired by real events, Killymuck is a housing estate built on a paupers' graveyard in 1970s Ireland.

Previews from: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Closes: Friday 5 October 2018

Freeman

Inspired by the first man in America to plead insanity as his defence, award-winning writer Camilla Whitehill and Strictly Arts examine the unspoken link between mental health and systemic racism.

Previews from: Tuesday 16 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 21 October 2018

It's Not A Sprint

Meet Maddy, a typical millennial, celebrating her 30th birthday running a marathon - tied to a balloon. But this is more than just a race. It's a battle. By the finish line she needs to have made a decision. Yes or no.

Previews from: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018

The Archive of Educated Hearts

Scrawled diary entries, answer-phone messages blinking on an old landline, a shoebox of postcards and cassette tapes winding stories across years and continents. The Archive is an intimate storytelling installation containing the remarkable moments.

Previews from: Wednesday 24 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 28 October 2018

Narcissist in the Mirror

Laced with acerbic wit, punchy dialogue and intricate spoken word, Narcissist in the Mirror is an honest account of self-exploration as rip-roaring as it is poignant and heartfelt. A dark comedy about life, ambition and millennial expectation.

Previews from: Friday 2 November 2018
Closes: Wednesday 7 November 2018

How To Catch A Krampus

International drag collective Sink the Pink present a dark and terrifying twist on the traditional Christmas theatre show this winter. Inspired by London's bawdy and dangerous theatrical past and a love of classic British Horror.

Previews from: Tuesday 13 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 23 December 2018

Tobacco Road

Tells the story of five resourceful young men and women attempting to carve out a place in the murky underworld of 1920s London.

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


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