Upstairs at the Gatehouse

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Artistic director: John Plews
Artistic director: Katie Plews


Upstairs at the Gatehouse - seats 128


Box office: 020 8340 3488


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Highgate Village
London N6 4BD

Council: Camden

Region: London

Location map for Upstairs at the Gatehouse


Archway (Northern)
Highgate (Northern)




Pond Square, Highgate School or South Grove

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143, 210, 214, 271

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About Upstairs at the Gatehouse

Upstairs at the Gatehouse is an award winning London Fringe Theatre with a varied programme of drama, musicals and fringe theatre productions. Situated at the top of Highgate Hill we really are London's Top Theatre.

Access information


Concessionary rates available for most productions for registered disabled.

Hearing assistance

The theatre is now equipped with an induction loop system to assist those who are hard of hearing.

Current shows

Terry and Jude

Jude is desperate for a child, Terry is lost and looking for company. In a thought provoking, bitter sweet comedy one of them decides to make the other an offer he can't refuse.

Previews from: Monday 13 August 2018
Closes: Sunday 19 August 2018

Upcoming shows

Richard III

Poor, poor Richard. Dug up, he now must endlessly repeat the events that led to his inevitably gruesome death. Both helmets and hard hats combine: Join us for a fusion of modern and 15th century slander.

Previews from: Monday 20 August 2018
Closes: Friday 24 August 2018

Prairie Flower

No description available.

Previews from: Wednesday 12 September 2018
Closes: Saturday 6 October 2018

Muswell Hill

January 2010 - one night an earthquake in Haiti results in the death of around 100,000 people and almost two million are left homeless. At the same time, in leafy Muswell Hill, six friends meet over avocado, prawns and a monkfish stew.

Previews from: Wednesday 10 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 14 October 2018

A National Scandal

Helped by his aristocratic lover Edwina Mountbatten, cabaret singer "Hutch" has become Britain's first black superstar. In the libel case which follows, Edwina is ordered to appear in court to deny ever having met Hutch.

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

The Giant Killers

Set in the early years of Association Football, The Giant Killers follows a ragtag bunch of Lancashire mill workers who defied all odds to become the first working-class team in the country to play in the FA Cup.

Previews from: Tuesday 30 October 2018
Closes: Sunday 4 November 2018

John Gabriel Borkman

In this, his penultimate play, Ibsen explores the effects of hubris on his eponymous character and those around him. Written in the naturalistic style it explores the rise and fall of a man of humble origins.

Previews from: Tuesday 6 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 17 November 2018

Hay Fever

A comedy of bad manners which starts with the arrival of four guests, invited by different members of the Bliss family for a weekend. The promise of an idyllic and peaceful weekend is trounced by the self-absorbed eccentricities of the family.

Previews from: Thursday 22 November 2018
Closes: Sunday 25 November 2018

Nice Work If You Can Get It

Winner of two Tonys and three Drama Desk Awards, this screwball comedy pokes fun at the Prohibition era in a clash of elegant socialites and boorish bootleggers, all set to the glorious songs of George and Ira Gershwin.

Previews from: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Closes: Sunday 27 January 2019

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