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King's Head Theatre

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Great little theatre attached to a good pub

Classed as a fringe venue this theatre has independent productions in the small theatre.Bench style... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom

This is one of the great fringe theatres with splendid programming located on Upper Street with... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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115 Upper Street, London N1 1QN, England
+44 20 7478 0160
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classed as a fringe venue this theatre has independent productions in the small theatre.Bench style seating is cosy but with plenty of leg room. The traditional pub it is attached to is very good and the area generally has some great resturants. Well worth a...More

Thank lara749
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Saw a Tennessee Williams play here, or rather tried to see it, since the lighting person had aimed the spotlights directly into my eyes where I sat in the front row! I sat there shading my eyes and trying to figure out the action from...More

Thank Arnold050
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is one of the great fringe theatres with splendid programming located on Upper Street with lots of good places to eat in. An ideal away from the horror of the West End venue. Lots of buses. Handy tubes. The Overground.

Thank cleghorn
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We found the Kings Head Theatre in Islington to be very good. It is small but the leg room is fine, bench-style seats comfortably padded and the view of the stage good from all seats. Theatre groups from across the country visit to perform. We...More

Thank simon460
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I saw a great show here but the people taking tickets didn't inform me that there was an extra charge if you pay with a card. I looked around but could see now written sign either. This, for me, constitutes pretty lax service and poor...More

Thank Coffee_Sleeve
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I've seen the D'Oyly Carte perform at the ENO and while I enjoyed it immensely, nothing could beat the sheer enjoyment of experiencing it performed here in the intimate confines of the Kings Head Theatre. I stand a good six five and while the seating...More

Thank Faisal K
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Perfect night out before Christmas. Great script brought to life by the talented cast and the time flew. Preferred it to the recent movie remake and theatres like this where you can almost touch the cast are priceless . You can take your drinks in...More

Thank sarah j
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

What a bar Its just got the right feel about it Good clientele Its a bar that feels so easy to drink in

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have been here a few times this year to see productions with my adult children. It's lovely and relaxed and I enjoy the informal approach to entering the theatre. No print outs, no code on the mobile, just your name on the spectator list....More

Thank Una B
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Recently went to see "Diary of a Nobody" at the Kings Head Theatre - laughing all evening, acting superb and all with very few props, just sheer talent! The bar is lovely, old fashioned with a very nice pasty (had 2) and relaxing atmosphere, the...More

Thank k p
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Melanie S
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Response from Dennise R | Reviewed this property |
You can't really get a bad seat in this theatre, you're close to the stage wherever you sit.