Hen and Chickens Theatre
Time Out says
Posted: Wed Jun 20 2012
This dinky, black box theatre (seating only 54) above a cosy Victorian corner pub in Islington is well known as the place to see great solo comedy shows, especially those warming up for a tour. Acts have included the likes of Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle and Rhona Cameron.
Hen and Chickens Theatre 109 St Paul's Rd
What's on at Hen and Chickens Theatre
Stand-up, Solo shows, Political comedy
Israel-born comic Daphna Baram (AKA Miss D) has had a pretty extraordinary career path. She's a former human rights lawyer and Jerusalem news editor, and has written for the Guardian, Independent, NewStatesman and the BBC. Her solo show focuses on the...
Character comedy, Edinburgh Fringe preview
Character comedian Jody Kamali brings his Edinburgh Fringe show – parodying old school variety – to the Hen and Chickens.
Aussie comic and former soap-opera star Mark Little returns to the capital for three nights of humour and 'avant-garde agit-prop'. Expect music, comedy, poetry, theatre, prizes and plenty of Neighbours-related heckles.
Stand-up, Solo shows
Cheeky Irish comic Rory O'Hanlon brings his solo, story-driven stand-up show to London, following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
To be honest, we're not quite sure what this comedy show, from the creators of music hall-style duo Bob & Jim, will actually involve. It's being billed as 'a new free form concept event'.
Four short new plays - including one 100 word play - are staged by up-and-coming theatre company Written Foundations. The company was founded to work with a direct focus on the text and stage work in intimates spaces. Here 'Unveiled' opens at inclusive...