Hen & Chickens Theatre  

 
 
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Hen & Chickens TheatreA wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares its name. The venue has been going for over 25 years and for the past ten years, resident production company Unrestricted View has been producing shows and inviting companies to perform in the intimate space. The audiences at Hen and Chickens certainly do enjoy an unrestricted view as its 54 raked seats mean that people find themselves ensconced in the action and the convivial atmosphere. Tending towards light-hearted stuff, the company is run by actors for actors with a commitment to new writing and comedy. For pre of post-theatre nosh and wine, the Victorian pub is one of the best theatre bars around to complete a cheerful, sparky, arty evening.

 

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Hivemind Presents: Stick And TwistedHivemind Presents: Stick And TwistedImprov night, where the audience gets to decide what happens after the scene has finished.2018-02-02T21:30:00+00002018-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109  St Paul's Road      N1 2NA
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The Little AngelThe Little AngelA new musical which tells the story of Sashka, a troubled boy with seemingly nothing to live for, until he sees 'The Little Angel' hanging on the Christmas tree and his life is inexplicably changed forever.2018-02-20T19:30:00+00002018-02-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109  St Paul's Road      N1 2NA
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The Little Angel
Slattery Night FeverSlattery Night Fever2018-03-09T21:00:00+00002018-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109  St Paul's Road      N1 2NA
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Slattery Night Fever
Passages To SomewherePassages To SomewhereA new full length play about life and getting through it, set on a cruise ship.2018-03-20T19:00:00+00002018-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hen & Chickens Theatre, 109  St Paul's Road      N1 2NA
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Passages To Somewhere
 

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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
19 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  23% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 13 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th January to 8th April 2018
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Hen & Chickens Theatre, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 3 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 11 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 1 minute from Hen & Chickens Theatre
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
 
 
 
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300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 1 minute from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 1 minute from Hen & Chickens Theatre
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
 
 
 
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Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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Newington Green, N1 | 15 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 3 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Enchanted Room
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 3 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

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Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

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Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

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Angel Comedy Raw
Comedy | On 24th January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 14 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

A night featuring stars and experienced acts trying new material. Also featuring acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

Time Unwrapped
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Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 23 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
London A Cappella Festival
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Concerts | Until 27th January 2018 

Kings Place 23 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

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Estonian Voices at the London A Cappella Festival
Concerts | On 24th January 2018 

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