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


Escape From Planet Trash


It's 2050 and in a galaxy not too far from our own, Planet Trash is the most dangerous place in the solar system - the dumping ground for the universe.


Previews from: Tuesday 19 November 2019

Closes: Sunday 22 December 2019



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



Knitmas: A Winter Yarn


LongSleeves is a jumper. His jumpery arms aren't the right size and they aren't the same length. One Christmas he was unwrapped, thrown aside and forgotten and he's been alone ever since.


Previews from: Saturday 7 December 2019

Closes: Sunday 22 December 2019



Fix


Responding to a call-out, a repairman finds himself inexplicably drawn to an old woman and her house in the woods. At first it seems like a simple fix, but as a storm starts to close in, he is forced to confront the ghosts from his past.


Previews from: Tuesday 14 January 2020

Closes: Saturday 1 February 2020



The Wright Brothers


Imani is on a journey to find a date for her sister's wedding, though she's not been interested in meeting anyone since her last relationship ended. However with only 3 weeks till the wedding, the pressure from friends and family is on!


Previews from: Monday 3 February 2020

Closes: Saturday 8 February 2020



Godot is a Woman


Two people wait beneath a solitary tree on a country road - it's a familiar scene, but this is not Waiting for Godot. Waiting for Godot was written by a man, for men and Silent Faces aren't men ... So what are they waiting for?


Previews from: Tuesday 24 March 2020

Closes: Saturday 11 April 2020



Catching Comets


Toby discovers a comet heading towards Earth. When nobody listens to his warning, he snaps, turning into an action movie hero on a mission to protect the world.


Previews from: Tuesday 5 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 16 May 2020



Science Fiction Theatre Festival: Antarctica


Featuring every day Antarctica: A comedy based on real groundbreaking climate change and artificial intelligence research, with the collaboration of King's College London.


Previews from: Tuesday 19 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 23 May 2020



Many Moons


Follows four lonely Londoners as they tell stories, weave lies and confessions, reveal and conceal desires and regrets. All are plummeting towards one blistering afternoon in July.


Previews from: Tuesday 26 May 2020

Closes: Saturday 13 June 2020



Thank You For Doing Nothing


This satirical musical is a hilarious night out like no other, exploring the climate emergency and the men that profit from it.


Previews from: Tuesday 16 June 2020

Closes: Sunday 28 June 2020




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