Relationships, and break-ups in particular, are a common focus for stand-up.
What would you do to become a star?
Rockstar is an original musical telling the story of a band’s meteoric rise from obscurity to international success.
Jonas (Michael Batten) would ideally like to be in full-time employment as an actor on stage.
Five microphones and music stands, a coat rack and assorted instruments.
Days after Andrew ends his seven-year relationship with college sweetheart, Jake, he is messaged out of the blue by a former ‘friend’.
Ace has arrived 15 minutes before the club opens because: A) she’s never been clubbing before and B) on time is late!She must survive the whole night in this hostile new environm…
A dark comedy following twenty-something waitress Kit who moves to London with a fresh diagnosis, PTSD.
A fast pace and some hilarious banter about their names, how to pronounce and spell them, gets Barry McStay’s Breeding off to an immediately engaging and rip-roaring start that s…
Frangipane Productions proudly presents ‘The Q’, a rapid-fire, state-of-the-nation satire written by Gavin Fleming, returning to London after a successful run at the OSO Arts Centr…
Government special adviser Elliot has a problem - his two girlfriends are giving birth on the same day in the same hospital.
Join two up and coming comedy maestros, John Travulva (Jodie Mitchell) and Priya Hall for their Work in Progress shows.
A female pope? Dead? Holy smoke!
The Burning Question is a new, comic opera about the adventures of a female pope who passes into the afterlife.
A fragmented, non-linear performance that details a modern queer odyssey.
Russian Doll meets clowns in And Then the Rodeo Burned Down, a circular metaphysical piece that combines elements of dance, comedy and mystery to form a labyrinth equivalent of a s…
A dark comedy drama about a heavily populated society which has been pushed to take extreme measures.
A dark comedy drama about an overpopulated society pushed to take extreme measures.
The Manny is a one-man black comedy about an Irish male nanny who works for rich single mums in West London.
18th Century Romance meets 21st Century Dating in this critically-acclaimed hit comedy drama by Gillian Duffy.
Renowned as The Godfather of Gothic Horror, Edgar Allan Poe has left a timeless mark on the horror genre.
Renowned as the ‘Godfather of Gothic Horror’, Edgar Allan Poe has left a timeless mark on the horror genre.
For many, Christmas is a time of togetherness and a celebration with loved ones, friends and family; yet for others it can be a seriously un-comforting occasion.
Zofia is rich, celebrated, a highly successful novelist and happily married.
Playing 100 distinct characters in a one hour performance, writer-performer Saul Boyer delivers the rip-roaring tale of Sir Paul Dukes, a child runaway who, after just three weeks’…
Alice is drowning under misguided medical advice, chirpy Insta-announcements and yet another fucking miscarriage.
Freud’s Last Session returns to the King’s Head Theatre after a sell-out run in January and February 2022.
ICI’s Darren Lee Murphy has produced this retelling of Puccini’s La Boheme and he has organised a special ICI event on the 17th May at the Kings Head Theatre.
A powerful female exploration about food, culture, body image and self-care…with a dash of South American flavour
A comedy horror: the audience’s fate in the fabulously manicured hands of hapless drag queens and feuding friends Crudi Dench and Kate Butch who host a spectacular cabaret night …
This queer love story explores the complicated boundaries between sex, intimacy and love.
“Don’t you think it’s pretty f*cked that a lot of stuff we do in the prison, like if we were to do that in the street we’d get arrested straight off”
A dark comedy writt…
Aidan Sadler’s runaway hit at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, takes you on a journey through their upbringing in a show set against a backdrop of 80s synth-pop nostalgia…
The first of September, 1939.
Writer/Director Paul Stone has unearthed a gem of World War II history and transformed it into a delightful monologue, now on stage at the King’s Head Theatre, Islington.
Philip Ridley’s seminal Tender Napalm was hailed an instant classic when it premiered in 2011.
He and She, both called Max, are boxfresh on the London queer scene.
Is there a ‘right’ way to be in a gay relationship in the modern world? In this play, written by BAFTA Racliffe-winning, Offie-nominated writer Shaun Kitchener, two gay couples…
“Mrs Kirkham comes up to my classroom at lunch and sees.
Agatha Christie’s The Rats - one of her perplexing shorter plays in all its intrigue and deceit.
Two strangers trapped in a room.
Balancing work and love is a struggle, but what if your job is killing people? A hitwoman is trying to reconcile these two aspects of her life.
I went in expecting to hate FacePlant's The Service.
Exploring subjects that affect us all: body image, bullying, photoshop, exercise, selfies, diets, weight, beauty treatments, photoshop.
Brought to you by the winners of the 2016 Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award, this new production of Steven Berkoff’s riotous masterpiece opens at the King’s Head Theatre, wh…
It’s 35 years since Kevin Elyot’s first
Clean, premiered at the Bush Theatre and 50
years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK.
The loneliest planet in our solar system struggles with his identity; a probe from Earth arrives bearing information that turns his world upside down.
Sid, struggling to become Sue,
proclaims, “The great barrier between myself and the outside world is my
An ‘incident in a hotel room’ becomes a life-changing event for Tom Crowe, a rising star of the Labour Party whose past, present and future form the basis of Tremors.
Queers comes with no explanation, but the title alone is enough preparation for an hour of material that is amusing and sad, historical and contemporary.
An end of life comedy, exploring themes of status, dynamics, and changing relationships in the light of parental loss.
Set in the heart of the South American jungle, intrepid explorer Tamino as he embarks on a journey filled with fantastical, magical creatures.
If you’re looking for a wholesome chapter from The Good Book then this is not the show for you.
Written entirely in rhyming iambic pentameter, Ryan J-W Smith’s ‘MacDeth!’ lovingly parodies Shakespeare’s MacBeth while asserting itself as a modern verse comedy classic in its ow…
The Detectorists’ Paul Casar is Max in this one-man black comedy about the lows of ageing.
A graphic, gripping, funny and frank verbatim drama exposing the gay Chill-Out scene.
The Kings Head Theatre is once again offering multiple seasonal shows for their audiences to enjoy.
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