King's Head Theatre

King's Head Theatre
115 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1QN
  • Telephone 020 7478 0160
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  • Website www.kingsheadtheatre.com
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Attic

'Maybe you're the last person I'll ever ****.' 'Yes. If you die tomorrow.' An intimate two-hander that invites you to follow the journey of Leonie and Bay as they relive their dangerous, boundary-pushing relationship in one night. By turn understated and visceral, "Attic" examines the dark, animalistic and…

Sun 25 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 20:30

Mon 26 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 20:30

Sun 2 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 20:30

Mon 3 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 20:30

Body & Blood

Lorraine Mullaney's dark comedy tackles the little-discussed topic of arranged marriages in rural Ireland, which she says continued into the 1970s along with dowries.

Mon 10 Jul

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Tue 11 Jul

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Wed 12 Jul

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Coming Clean

Kevin Elyot's landmark drama questions the nature of fidelity and the limits of love.

Tue 25 Jul

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Wed 26 Jul

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Thu 27 Jul

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00
…and 26 more dates until 26 Aug

Funeral Meats

Cradeaux Alexander directs his own one-act drama, exploring the legacies of same-sex marriage, fame and inherited mental illness. Starring Helen Adie, Cradeaux Alexander, and Luca Pusceddu.

Tue 8 Aug

£18 / 020 7478 0160

  • 21:30

Wed 9 Aug

£18 / 020 7478 0160

  • 21:30

Thu 10 Aug

£18 / 020 7478 0160

  • 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 13 Aug

Holy Crap

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder.

Fri 23 Jun

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 20:40

Sat 24 Jun

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 16:00
  • 20:40

Sun 25 Jun

£10; £14; £19.50 (£15–£18) / 020 7478 0160

  • 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 8 Jul

Incident At Vichy

After a critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre, Phil Willmott's new production of Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy transfers to the King's Head Theatre. In this forgotten masterpiece about Jewish registration in Nazi-occupied France, Miller's play seems closer than ever to today's world of "Extreme…

Fri 23 Jun

£10–£25 / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sat 24 Jun

£10–£25 / 020 7478 0160

  • 14:15 – 15:45
  • 19:00 – 20:30

Sun 25 Jun

£10–£25 / 020 7478 0160

  • 14:15 – 15:45

Mirrors

Siobhan McMillan's black comedy, written and performed by her, looks at the pressures of life on women and its emphasis on appearance.

Tue 4 Jul

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Wed 5 Jul

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Thu 6 Jul

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Jul

Pluto

Moonchild Theatre Company presents Callum O'Brien, examining themes of identity, space exploration and the experiences of the LGBT community under the Trump administration.

Sun 30 Jul

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Mon 31 Jul

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Queers

LGBTQ empowerment in 2017 is the theme for Patrick Cash's play, directed by Peter Darney.

Tue 27 Jun

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:30

Wed 28 Jun

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:30

Thu 29 Jun

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 2 Jul

Stiff And Kitsch: By All Accounts Two Normal Girls

Comedy Award winners and writers return to take you through their extraordinarily ordinary lives.

Sat 15 Jul

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 14:00 – 15:00

Sun 16 Jul

£12 / 020 7478 0160

  • 14:00 – 15:00

SwanSong

As part of the King's Head's Queer Season '17, Nathan Evans presents the premiere of his comedy-drama set in a suburban care home, into which a gentleman called Joan lands like an colourful, combustible cocktail. A veteran of Gay Lib and no stranger to conflict, Joan dons battle dress, seeking an ally in the young, gay…

Sun 20 Aug

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Mon 21 Aug

£18 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Tremors

Broken Silence Theatre presents Tim Cook's play about a man trying to repair his political career and the choices he needs to make.

Sun 25 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Mon 26 Jun

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Sun 2 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

Mon 3 Jul

£15 (£12) / 020 7478 0160

  • 19:00

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