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The black bearded diva, Le Gateau Chocolat comes to the King's Head Theatre after a year in absentia. Exploring the bittersweet richness of the dark, with the creamy decadence of the light in a brand new chocolat assortment. Each night, a specially curated operatic song cycle will offer a meditation on where do we go and who do we become when we lose our anchor? Guest artists will take up the mantle of Gateau’s original production.

Tender Napalm

Tender Napalm

'I could push a bullet between those lips. Gently. I wouldn't break a single tooth'Philip Ridley's seminal Tender Napalm was hailed an instant classic when it premiered in 2011. Named Best Show by the Observer, Time Out and The Guardian, it has since been performed worldwide. The show now makes its long overdue return  - in a startling, brand new production -  to surprise and seduce all over again.Two lovers. A desert Island. Sea serpents. UFOs. Tsunamis. Unicorns. Atomic bombs. What is this thing...called love?



Autumn Opera Liminal Officially Announced

Liminal: Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold.Exploring the bittersweet richness of the dark, with the creamy decadence of the light, Le Gateau Chocolat join…

15 September 2021

10th Anniversary Production of Philip Ridley's Tender Napalm Announced

Hailed an instant classic when it first premiered in 2011, Tender Napalm was nominated for a variety of awards and featured in Time Out, The Observer and The Guardian. It has since been performed a…

14 September 2021

Cancellation of the remainder of the season of All That

We are incredibly sad to announce that the remainder of the season of Shaun Kitchener’s All That will be cancelled due to COVID-19.

13 August 2021

Mark Ravenhill and Hannah Price appointed as new Artistic Directors of the King's Head Theatre

King’s Head Theatre appoints artistic directing double-act Mark Ravenhill and Hannah Price to drive historic venue move in 2022 and to carry…

5 August 2021

How shame and gay-on-gay fighting inspired All That

I’m pretty obsessed with Lil Nas X at the moment, so let me shoe-horn in a little quote from a recent interview he did with GQ. He said it years after I…

30 July 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes: Wilde Without the Boy with Gerard Logan

Tune in to find out more about Wilde Without the Boy, playing until Saturday 31 July as part of our Queer Season.

29 July 2021