King's Head Theatre
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115 Upper St
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A cult buried within a cult, ‘Shock Treatment’ is the oft-maligned, more often forgotten 1981 film follow-up to ‘The Rocky Horror Show’. It’s a deeply weird, startlingly prescient satire on the rise of reality television, rampant commodification and the...Until Saturday June 6 2015Read more
A new play with puppets about a 12-year-old Zambian girl who begins working at her local church to try to avoid an arranged marriage. But her secret definitely isn't safe. Piqued Productions perform the new play by Lucy Avery.Thursday May 7 2015Read more
Richard Cameron's play is a funny portrait of a struggling Yorkshire mining village featuring a soundtrack of 60's soul classics. 'The Flannelettes' is a Motown tribute act that want to reform with the help of a drag act from George the Pawnbroker. Mike...Wednesday May 13 2015 - Saturday June 6 2015Read more
Staging a play about slavery set on a nineteenth-century Caribbean plantation in the wake of ‘12 Years a Slave’ is a smart move, but it’s also an audacious one. Out-bastarding Michael Fassbender alone is a task and a half.The pale-faced baddies in Matilda...Sunday June 14 2015 - Sunday June 28 2015Read more
Average User Rating
2.8 / 5
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Dirty toilets, poor service and rude staff. This place has gone downhill since getting a late licence.
I loved "Elixir of Love". Everything was spot on - singing, acting, direction and translation. In fact I am going to book to see the parallel cast who have had equally good reviews. Hope it has not sold out yet!
So much fun to have our very own opera house in Islington. Have now seen three new opera productions here (Barber of Seville, Madam Butterfly & The Coronation of Poppea) and would highly recommend every single one. Wonderful to have singers so close up, you see every expression. No food served in the pub these days, but lots of good finds on Upper Street. Look forward to the next opera!
I have never experienced such poor customer service. The theatre cancelled the performance of Barber of Seville for the third time in a row and hasn't notified me in time. Avoid buying tickets in advance for their shows as the show will probably be cancelled.