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Tania Azevedo announces new Musical Theatre Season!

Getaway/Runaway: a twisted and darkly comedic family drama

Interview with Guest Artistic Director Tom Ratcliffe

PERVERTS: There’s nothing less sexy than dissecting sex

Tom Ratcliffe Announces new KHT season: A Queer Interrogation

Interview with Guest Artistic Director Isabel Adomakoh Young

Creator of WONDER DRUG on the inspiration behind his new play

Isabel Adomakoh Young Announces first Takeover Season: Sight Unseen!

27 Mar - 16 Apr

Opera is elitist, isn't it? We speak with writer of THE BURNING QUESTION

YES QUEENS: A royal marriage guaranteed to bring joy

Creator of SWELL discusses the power of story in climate discussion

THE MANNY: "You must be getting off with all the single mums...!"

AUTO-ENGRAIN: "Something can be engrained into your head from an abuser"

A COMMON WOMAN: "If we can somehow get all those voices to be the one voice. We are more powerful"

PUCCINI TRITTICO: We chat with the cast behind the LGBTQ+ revisioning of Puccini's beloved masterpiece.

LETHE: Can we erase trauma? Or is fear part of our code?

FAME WHORE: What would you do for fame?

With Becky Biro's terrible pursuit of fame on our minds, we asked the cast and crew of Fame Whore to tell us about their favourite viral moment from the last decade. From fashion faux pas, to (…

MAN OF 100 FACES: Researching a comedy about espionage, in the midst of war in Europe

East 15 Stella Wilkie award winner 'The Benefits Of Disabled Sex' transfers for one week run

The Stella Willkie Award was set in 2013 as a means for the King’s Head Theatre to support work from young makers and cement our link with East 15 Acting School where the Act…

Bi-boys, Bad-boys, Biographies and Bodies

Boys! Boys! Boys! Will take a Beautiful Breadth at the Kings Head Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe Previews land at King's Head Theatre

11 of the most exciting shows going to Edinburgh Fringe this year land at the King's Head Theatre for previews

Boys! Boys! Boys!

Join the Kings Head Theatre this summer as we peel back the masc of masculinity  2nd August - 10th September

Ever seen a ghost?

Let's hear it for the unsung heroes of TheatreIt's tense, the acting is superb and you won't want to look away for a second. But what do the team behind The Haunting …

The rise of therapy: Why we all need to talk

Phew-ee. It’s been a hell of a few years, right?! Our whole world has shifted. We’ve faced new challenges and concepts, navigated global trauma, witnessed mome…

Give a Grad a go: break through creatives join Ravenhill's new play

Full creative team for Ravenhill's The Haunting of Susan A now announcedWith Iman Qureshi as Associate Director and Suzanne Ahmet as Creative Associat…

Mark Ravenhill writes and performs in original ghost story based at King's Head Theatre

We are delighted to announce the world premiere of Mark Ravenhill’s new play The Haunting …

Barstools to Broadway best bits

It feels like only yesterday we had the delight of celebrating our fantastic (and belated) 50th year celebrations with you all. Take a peek at some of our gorgeous photos that only a fe…

Director Marlie Haco and Designer Justin Nardella give us an insight into designing Proud

Now Proud is up and running, director Marlie Haco and set & costume designer Justin Nardella talked to us about the process of designing the production for the King's Head stage.…

Re-Staging our History

“When we talk about the landscape of British fringe theatre as we know it today, we’re really talking about a world that sprung up around the King’s Head Theatre and one or two o…

11 February 2022

LGBT+ History Month: An interview with the team behind Proud

It’s LGBTQ+ history month and Proud, the powerful new drama that explores the intersection between race, religion, and sexualit…

7 February 2022

Call out for audience and friends experiences of King's Head Theatre's last 50 years

#KHT50 celebrates 50 years of cutting edge Fringe The King’s Head Theatre opened its doors behind a pub on Upper Street in 1970. Over the last 50 years we’ve seen o…

King's Head Theatre announces 50th birthday revival season

The Kings Head Theatre presents ‘KHT50: Barstools to Broadway’. Join us in celebration of 50 years of fringe theatre, as we dive into the dusty archives and re-mount plays that sta…

19 January 2022

Cultural Prozac - how's your New Year Noggin?

January is often bleak. The festivities are over. Your belly, liver and soul are all crying out for respite and sooner rather than later the credit card bill will hit the floor let…

Freud’s Last Session Off Broadway alliance ‘Best New Play’ comes to the King’s Head Theatre - full team announced.

International hit play Freud’s Last Session comes to the Kings Head Theatre for it’s European Premier from 18th Jan…

King's Head Theatre appoints Tom Ryalls and Sofi Berenger as Executive Director and Producer

King’s Head Theatre Appoints Thomas Ryalls as new Executive Director and Sofi Berenger as new Producer.Following the departure of Executive Director, Fiona English from the King’…

Enjoy a Festive Night Out with a JIJI Pre-Show Dinner Deal

Enjoy a Festive Night Out with a JIJI Pre-Show Dinner Deal We’ve partnered with fellow Islington Square neighbours,

30 November 2021

In the rehearsal room with Beowulf: An Epic Panto

Beowulf: An Epic Panto opens this week, Friday 26th November.  They've been working hard, warming up their vocal chords in the build up to Charles Court Opera's collosal…

23 November 2021

Safety and Covid-19 care this Christmas

Winter Mitigation: Small Acts have a Big Impact  It has been fantastic to welcome audiences back to the theatre after over a year away, and to get back to performing some …

Beowulf: An Epic Panto artwork designed by Alex Jackson, King’s Head Theatre Junior Associate

Alex Jack…

9 November 2021

Sound design for Theatre: Camille Marchadour on Philip Ridley's Tender Napalm

Camille Marchadour composed the soundscape for King’s Head Theatre’s current headline show, Tender Napalm by Philip Rid…

Executive Director Steps Down at the End of the Year

Fiona English, Executive Director of the King’s Head Theatre (KHT), Islington will step down from her post at the end of 2021, after five years working for the charity. …

26 October 2021

Behind The Scenes of Tender Napalm

Tender Napalm’s rehearsals are well underway, so we thought we’d highlight the incredible actors that shall be treading the boards in just under two weeks.The show is a taught tw…

18 October 2021

Beowulf - An Epic Panto Cast Announced!

The cast has been announced for Beowulf: An Epic Panto at King’s Head Theatre with festive favourites Charles Court Opera. Running from 26 November 2021 to 0…

15 October 2021

Production Images Released for Liminal

Production Photography Lidia Crisafulli.Production images of all four casts have been released for Liminal, starring CN Lester, Dan D&rsquo…

7 October 2021

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

All That New Preview and Press Night Dates

Following a COVID-19 alert amongst the production team, All That the headline show in King’s Head Theatre’s summer Queer Sea…

22 July 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes: All That with Shaun Kitchener & James Callàs Ball

Live from All That rehearsals, Shaun and James chat about our Queer Season headliner - opening next week!

22 July 2021

Star-studded Cast Announced for All That

The cast has been announced for All That, Shaun Kitchener’s whip-smart domestic drama of love, sex and monogamy: the headline show in…

9 July 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | How to Use Creative Captioning with Icarus Theatre (BSL Interpreted)

Viewing captions as an integral part of theatre design in order to increase access and aid a production dramatically, for all audiences.Edited by Ben Glover

9 July 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes: Dance with Charlotte Peters and Christopher Harper

Charlotte and Christopher give an insight into this captivating and funny story ahead of it opening this year's festival of new work, Playmill.

8 July 2021

Queer Season 2021 line-up announced

The King’s Head Theatre today announces the full line-up for its 2021 Queer Season.

17 June 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Self-Taping 101 with Will Austin

Will has worked with hundreds of actors through his business: In this session, he busts a few …

10 June 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Why Your Show Isn't For Everyone: Finding Your Audience with Dawn James

Park Theatre's Sales & Marketing Director, Dawn covers establishing and finding your audience, booking patterns, using offers, community outreach and partn…

3 June 2021

Iolanthe Cast Recording Now On Sale

We're delighted to release a downloadable audio recording of Charles Court Opera's enchanting - and timely - production of Gilbert & Sullivan's

29 May 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | No Strings Attached: Behind the Scenes with the Cast and Creative Team

Aileen Gonsalves, Shak Benjamin and Razak Osman give an insight into the rehearsal process and how the Gonsalves Method has shaped our electrifyin…

27 May 2021

An Honest Response

A key part of director Aileen Gonsalves' approach to working with actors involves finding ways for them to see clearly and respond honestly from their point of view.

21 May 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Fundraising Essentials for Artists: An Audience Informed Approach

Caroline McCormick is the Director of Achates, a strategy and fundraising consultancy that has worked with more than 500 arts organisations. 

20 May 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Everything Is Absolutely Fine: Behind the Scenes

House of Blakewell (aka Alice Keedwell and Harry Blake) share their process of making autobiographical work and how they use music and c…

13 May 2021

Stephanie Sinclaire Lightsmith

It is with deep regret that we share the incredibly sad news of Stephanie Sinclaire Lightsmith’s passing.

12 May 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes on Sacrament

Finding your voice as a writer and tackling daunting topics: join the writer and performer of Sacrament, Leigh Douglas for a writing workshop to brush up …

29 April 2021

A return to live performances with No Strings Attached

The King’s Head Theatre today announces the world premiere of No Strings Attached by ‘magnificent new talent’ Charles E…

28 April 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes on Vespertilio

Writer, Barry McStay and Director, Lucy Jane Atkinson discuss Vespertilio: its original production at VAULT Festival in …

27 April 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Behind the Scenes on I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical

Find out more about I Wish My Life Were Like A Musical: the creative process and filming a digital version for Plays On Film with Composer & Lyricist,…

22 April 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Meet the Writers of JEW...ish

Writers Saul Boyer and Poppy Damon discuss the process of working in a creative partnership and taking JEW...ish from page to stage, and …

15 April 2021

New term of #KHTOnline skills sessions announced

A new term of free, online skills sessions begins next week, running through until June.

8 April 2021

A Statement from our Executive Director

We are delighted to announce that we have received £155,985 in the second round of the Culture Recovery Fund.

2 April 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Digital Theatre Marketing

Ben and Benji work at industry-leading performance marketing agency, Sine Digital. In this session, Ben discusses the ever-changi…

25 March 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | How to Work with Your Stage Manager with Micaëla Corcoran

As a freelance Stage Manager, Micaëla has worked on a wide range of productions and with a diverse number of casts, from professional actors and opera singers to students and chil…

18 March 2021

Season Announcement | Plays On Film

King’s Head Theatre announces its first ever digital season, Plays On Film, available to watch on its new on-demand platform, KHTV, from 15 April

16 March 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Getting Reviewers into Your Show with Daniel Perks

Daniel is a freelance journalist, magazine editor and awards assessor. As a reviewer, he is passionate about London's Off West End and its huge variety of emerging talent. In t…

11 March 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | Conversations with Creatives: Coping and Capacity with Jess Mabel Jones

Jess is a theatre-maker, performer, puppeteer and producer. In this skills session, she presents testimonials from fellow creatives and shares her own experience of the long term e…

4 March 2021

Our Top Picks of LGBT History Month 2021

It’s been incredible to see that despite COVID-19, venues, organisations, companies and artists have still managed to celebrate LGBT History Month in style and create superb content that is e…

26 February 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | How to Approach and Email Agents with Kate Marston

Kate is an Agent at Global Artists with clients working across Film, TV and Theatre. In this skills session, she covers: What do agents look for? What should I put in an email? Spotl…

25 February 2021

Watch #KHTOnline | 15 October

Book Club: Mules by Winsome Pinnock with Amber Sinclair-CaseThis month's Book Club looks at Mules by Winsome Pinnock, h…

15 October 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 08 October

Behind the Scenes at KHT with Heather RuckHeather Ruck was Head of Programming for Assembly Festival and has worked in…

8 October 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 01 October

Skills Session: Actor 'Ask Me Anything' with Lee KnightStar of our West End, smash-hit production of Coming Clean, Lee Knight is no …

1 October 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 24 September

Spotlight On: The Space with Adam HemmingThe Space is a theatre on the Isle of Dogs increasing access to the arts and providi…

24 September 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 17 September

Book Club: When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell with Jen DavisBook Club is back! Each month, one of our resident or associate artists will prese…

17 September 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 10 September

Behind the Scenes at KHT with Executive Director, Fiona EnglishOnce a month, we will be brining you an update on all things King's Head Thea…

10 September 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 20 August

Behind the Scenes with Jess Mabel JonesJess Mabel Jones is a theatre-maker, puppeteer & producer. Growing from a place of inclusivity, playful improvisation and democr…

20 August 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 13 August

Casting for Theatre with Andrew DaviesFreelance Casting Director, Andrew Davies has worked in casting for theatre and film for five years. A year of casting for the

13 August 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 11 August

Spotlight On: Papatango with George TurveyPapatango champion the next generation of brilliant playwrights, especially those who might o…

11 August 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 06 August

Fight Directing with Kev McCurdyKev McCurdy is an Equity Professional Fight Director, gaining his status in 1999 and becoming the first Black Equity Registered Fight Direc…

6 August 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 04 August

Spotlight On: Brave New Worlds with Kate LaneKate Lane is an interdiscplinary artist and scenographer. She is a founding member an…

4 August 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 30 July

Voice & Performance Coaching with Leon TraymanLeon Trayman has been teaching voice and singing lessons for more than ten years and has worked as a singing teacher at t…

30 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 23 July

Trade Unions and the Entertainment Industry with Equity's Amy Dawson & Shenagh GovanEquity are a union of more than 47,000 performers and creative practitione…

23 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 21 July

Spotlight On: The Pappy Show with Rachel Hosker & Seda YildizThe PappyShow are a playful, physical and visual ensemble theatre comp…

21 July 2020

King's Head Theatre's Artistic Director Steps Down After a Decade

Adam Spreadbury-Maher, Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre, Islington will step down from his post this September after a decade of service.&nb…

21 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 17 July

Creative Producing and Freelance Careers with Georgia AttleseyGeorgia Attlesey FRSA is a Creative Producer making big ideas more accessible through culture. Now freel…

17 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 14 July

Spotlight On: Burn Bright with Tori Allen-MartinBurn Bright seeks to champion women writers and level the playing field wherever possib…

14 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 09 July

Designing for Different Genres & Forms with Isabella Van BraeckelIsabella Van Braeckel is an award-winning Set & Costume Designer. She has been a Jerwood Y…

9 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 07 July

Spotlight On: Papergang Theatre with Clarissa WidyaPapergang Theatre produce work that is informed by the East Asian experience wi…

7 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 03 July

Spotlight On: Swings & Roundabouts with Katie Berglöf, Will Irven & Imy Wyatt CornerSwings & Roundabouts is a collective for emerging theatre makers to connec…

3 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 01 July

Approaching a Script from a Sound Perspective with Tingying DongTingying Dong is a Sound designer, Composer and Technician. One of …

1 July 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 30 June

Behind the Scenes with Macadie AmorosoMacadie Amoroso is an Actor, Writer, Theatre-Maker and East 15 Acting School

30 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 29 June

Spotlight On: Hijinx with Ben Pettitt-WadeHijinx casts learning disabled actors in award-winning productions which tour the w…

29 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 26 June

Spotlight On: The Gonsavles Method with Aileen GonsalvesAileen Gonsalves is an Actor, Writer, Director and Education Practitioner. Aileen has worked exten…

26 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 25 June

Spotlight On: Flux Theatre with Will Adolphy & Georgie StraightFlux Theatre are a London-based new writing company creati…

25 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 24 June

What an Agent is, Does & How You Get One with Alexandra CoryAlexandra Cory is a Dramatists and Creatives Agent at Berl…

24 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 23 June

Theatre & Performance Publishing with George SpenderGeorge Spender was the Editorial Director of Oberon Books…

23 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 22 June

Spotlight On: Nouveau Riche with Ryan Calais CameronNouveau Riche are a multi-award winning creative movement. Their objective is to di…

22 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 19 June

Spotlight On: Graeae with Nickie Miles-WildinGraeae is a force for change in world-class theatre, boldly placing D/deaf and disabled actors centre stage and challenging pr…

19 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 17 June

Stage Managing a Show with Micaëla Corcoran Micaëla works as a freelance Stage Manager, both in the UK and abroad, on a wide ran…

17 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 16 June

Behind the Scenes with Lucy Jane AtkinsonLucy Jane Atkinson is an award-winning director and dramaturg. Named as number 1 in Th…

16 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 15 June

Spotlight On: Undetectable with Tom WrightTom Wright is a playwright, theatre director and New Work Associate at Kiln Theatre

15 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 12 June

Spotlight On: Plays Rough London with Caroline BuckleyCaroline Buckley, producer of Plays Rough London, discusses the process of developing a ne…

12 June 2020

A Statement from the King's Head Theatre June 2020

We are seeing a global explosion of anger at systemic racism, triggered by the brutal murder of George Floyd. The King's Head Theatre has always fostered diver…

Watch #KHTOnline | 10 June

Behind the Scenes with Jamie ArmitageJamie Armitage is an Artistic Associate at the King's Head …

10 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 09 June

Lighting Design for Live Performance with Clancy FlynnClancy Flynn is a lighting designer for theatre, dance and events. In this sessio…

9 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 08 June

Spotlight On: Cuckoo Bang with Holly Mallett & Chris MayoHolly Mallett and Chris Mayo, Artistic Directors of Cu…

8 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 04 June

Directing for Small Spaces with Josh RocheYou think you're the next Ivo van Hove but your stage space is the size of a kitchen cupb…

4 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 03 June

Revisiting a Role with Honey RouhaniHoney is no stranger to the King's Head Theatre, having starred in o…

3 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 02 June

Working as an Emerging Artist with Aran CherkezAran is a theatre director and actor. He recently directed a regional touring produ…

2 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 01 June

Spotlight On: Lemon House Theatre with Jennifer Cerys & Samia DjilliLemon House Theatre's previous work includes a double bill …

1 June 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 29 May

Examining Pedagogical Approaches to Writing with Dr Farokh SoltaniFarokh is a Writer and Audiodramaturg, and Lecturer in Writing for Broadcast Media and Performance a…

29 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 28 May

How to Set Up a Youth Theatre Company with Cheryl NdioneCheryl Ndione is the Founder and Managing Director of Youth Theatre Company,

28 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 27 May

Directing a New Writing Festival with Deborah Edgington In this #KHTOnline session, Deborah Edgington shares…

27 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 26 May

Spotlight On: The Space with Adam HemmingAdam Hemming, Artistic Director of the Space, discusses new online progr…

26 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 22 May

Programming New Musical Theatre with Kiki StevensonArtistic Programme Coordinator at The Other Palace, Kiki Stevenson shares her passion for new Musical T…

22 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 21 May

Promotional Photography for Theatre with Michael WharleyWhat goes into creating a standout poster image or press shots? How can you get the best out of …

21 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 20 May

Finding and Pitching a Play with Ben AndersonOne of our wonderful Junior Associates, Ben Anderson directed

20 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 19 May

Stepping up the Drag Game with Chris CleggChris Clegg talks us through his experiences working as a Theatre Manager and Producer in the…

19 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 15 May

Spotlight On: La Traviata with Becca MarriottAn in-depth look at the plot of Verdi's tragic drama of forbidden love, as well as some insights…

15 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 14 May

Sound Design and Composition for Theatre with Nicola ChangNicola Chang is a sound designer/composer for theatre, film and commercial me…

14 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 13 May

Choreographing Theatre with Chris WhittakerNamed 'Best Choreographer' at the 2018 Off West End Awards, Chris Whittaker

13 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 12 May

Desining Set and Costume for Theatre with Louie WhitemoreLouie Whitemore has been a Set and Costume Designer for the last 14 years and …

12 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 11 May

Spotlight On: Bitter Pill with Max EltonMax Elton and Hew Rous-Eyre discuss Bitter Pill's re…

11 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 07 May

Making Work Outside of London with Jen DavisIn this instalment of #KHTOnline, Jen Davis shares her experiences working…

7 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 06 May

Programming Festivals with Nic ConnaughtonFrom running a London venue to programming at the biggest arts festival in the world, Nic Connaughton

6 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 05 May

Working as an Associate Director with James Callàs BallJames Callàs Ball, freelance director and Associate Director on

5 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 04 May

Working with a Production Manager with Elaine FaulknerProduction Manager at Exeter Northcott Theatre and Co-director of Exeter …

4 May 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 01 May

Directing in Germany and the UK with Helena JacksonInternational Director Helena Jackson talks about working in both Germany and the UK, the pros and cons to both and her role as the&…

Watch #KHTOnline | 30 April

Theatre Photography with Ali WrightAli Wright talks about starting out as a Theatre Photographer, how to tell theatrical stories through photographs and…

Watch #KHTOnline | 29 April

Theatre PR with Amanda MoulsonWant to learn more about how to do PR for your show? Amanda takes your questions on PR in theatre and how you can think ou…

Watch #KHTOnline | 28 April

Designing for Theatre with Amanda MascarenhasAmanda answers your questions on what it's like to be a designer including working with the King&#…

Watch #KHTOnline | 27 April

Spotlight On: Gigglemug Theatre with Sam CochraneSam Cochrane Artistic Director of Gigglemug Theatre talks to us about Gigglemug's work, their hit c…

Watch #KHTOnline | 24 April

Spotlight On: Sweet Like Chocolate Boy with Tristan Fynn AiduenuTristan talks about his insrpiration for the piece, how he came to direct his own work…

Watch #KHTOnline | 22 April

Writing and Directing Theatre with Rikki Beadle-BlairRikki answers your questions about his career so far and his hopes for the future of the industry p…

Watch #KHTOnline | 21 April

Being a Creative in Wales and London with Peter DarneyPeter talks about his career so far, including juggling working in Wales and London, and across wr…

Watch #KHTOnline | 20 April

Spotlight on Hive NorthAdam and Mike talk about the work that Hive North do, and their experience of theatre making.

Watch #KHTOnline | 17 April

Spotlight on The Pillowman with Jon BrittainPlaywright Jon Brittain takes us through The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. Learn about the themes and characters in the play and discuss wh…

Watch #KHTOnline | 16 April

Theatre Posters with Rebecca PittTheatre artworker Rebecca Pitt talks about her process, how to work with designers and what makes a great poster design…

Watch #KHTOnline | 15 April

Theatre Director Q&A with Andrew KeatesDirector and producer Andrew Keates shares his thoughts on finding projects, keeping good relationships …

Watch #KHTOnline | 14 April

Edinburgh Fringe Marketing with Rhiannon MorrisEdinburgh Fringe Marketing. Rhiannon Morris is Marketing Manager for Something For The Weekend who take u…

Watch #KHTOnline | 09 April

SKILLS SESSIONArts Photographer Nick Rutter takes us through his process of working with theatres and marketing teams to best represent the show as well…

Watch #KHTOnline | 08 April

ASK US ANYTHINGProducer and Writer Darren Murphy takes us through what it's like to transfer a production from the fringe to the West End and talks …

Watch #KHTOnline | 07 April

Q&AKing's Head board member Tahmid Chowdhury takes us through access and diversity in theatre - what's happening at the moment to improve th…

Watch #KHTOnline | 06 April

COMPANY TAKEOVERGlobal Origins is a network and platform for international and multicultural artists. Founded by Aneesha Srinivasan and Emma Jude Harris…

Watch #KHTOnline | 03 April

BOOK CLUBDirector and Stage Manager Ben Anderson talks about Lungs by Duncan Macmillan (most recently revived at the Old Vic starring Matt Smith and Claire Foy)

A Statement from the King's Head Theatre April 2020

We know the world seems pretty scary right now and we want to let you know that at home, we are in this together.As the situation has developed in the last week we have taken the incredibly …

Watch #KHTOnline | 01 April

ASK US ANYTHINGActor and Writer Lee Knight talks about his experience in the industry, upcoming work, audition advice and how to stay creative during lo…

Watch #KHTOnline | 31 March

Q&ALawyer and King's Head Trustee Molly Waiting hosts this Q&A covering fundraising, the legalities surrounding being a charity and copyrigh…

Watch #KHTOnline | 30 March

COMPANY TAKEOVERIn this week's #KHTOnline Company Takeover, Jessica Lazar talks about past work by Atticist at The King's Head, making…

30 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 27 March

BOOK CLUBIn this week's #KHTOnline Book Club, the overarching themes, characters and social aftershock of Caryl Churchill's mighty Top Girls are discussed, as…

27 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 26 March

SKILLS SESSIONArtistic Director of the Rose Theatre Kingston, Christopher Haydon hosts this #KHTOnline Skills Session, divulging experi…

26 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 25 March

ASK US ANYTHINGExecutive Director of the King's Head Theatre, Fiona English, hosts this week's #KHTOnline Ask Us Anything and d…

25 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 24 March

Q&A DAYThe KHT marketing team spill their secrets and discuss selling tickets, audience development, creating content and everything inbetween in th…

24 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 23 March

COMPANIES TAKEOVERAristic Director of Charles Court Opera, John Savournin, hosts the first #KHTOnline Companies Takeover in which he de…

23 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 20 March

BOOK CLUBThe King's Head Theatre's Executive Director, Fiona English, leads the first #KHTOnline Book Club on Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen and discu…

20 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 19 March

SKILLS SESSIONIn the first of the #KHTOnline Skills Sessions with leading industry professionals, James Seabright shares his insig…

19 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 18 March

ASK US ANYTHINGMichelle Barnette, Producer at the King's Head Theatre, weighs up her experiences freelance and in-house producing, takes q…

18 March 2020

Watch #KHTOnline | 17 March

Q&A DAYIn the first episode of #KHTOnline, the Artistic Director of the King's Head Theatre discusses his care…

17 March 2020

A Statement from the King's Head Theatre March 2020

At times like this the world can seem frightening and we know the power of spaces like theatre to be unifying powers in the darkness.We also make theatre with passion and a commitment to kee…

16 March 2020

King's Head Theatre Receives Transformational Funding Boost Ahead Of Move

Pioneering Islington theatre awarded £800,000 by the Mayor of London’s Good Growth FundThe King’s Head Theatre has come one major step closer to entering a new phase in its…

Love, Shame and the Chemsex Epidemic

In the summer of 2016, I sat amongst a crowd of gay men, most of them friends, in a theatre in Islington. House music pumped through the sound system. Onstage, five guys, semi-naked, partied before…

Playmill 2020: submissions now open

Playmill is our festival for new work. For two weeks every July, we open our doors to some of the UK's most exciting and ambitious emerging companies.

18 February 2020

Peter Bull Announced as thirteenth Artistic Associate

Peter Bull is today announced as the 13th Artistic Associate of the King's Head Theatre, and will be staging several shows at the theatre in 2020, the first of which will be the Off-Broadway mu…

Big Birthday Bash Press Release

On Sunday 9 February 2020, the King’s Head Theatre is hosting the Big Birthday Bash for 450 guests at Porchester Hall. This exclusive, one-off event marks the historic North London venue&rsqu…

Black Friday Sale

This Black Friday weekend, we're offering huge discounts on Band C tickets for a fantastic array of Spring 2020 shows. This is the perfect time to treat yourself or buy a Christmas gift for tha…

29 November 2019

Full Cast announced for Opera Undone: Tosca & La bohème

CLICK HERE TO BOOK TICKETS>>The Olivier Award-nominated producers of the 2017 smash-hit La bohème, annou…

26 November 2019

The Future of the King's Head Theatre

The King’s Head Theatre is on the move - the well-worn, much-loved 110-seat auditorium can no longer contain the artistic ambition of the Theatre. To realise a creatively and financially…

25 November 2019

King's Head Theatre wins London Healthy Workplace Award

The King’s Head Theatre has been accredited by the Mayor of London's Office for outstanding dedication to the health and wellbeing of its staff.

21 November 2019

Full Cast Announced for Coming Clean

The King’s Head Theatre, Making Productions and RGM Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for the return of Kevin Elyot’s Coming Clean to Trafalgar Studios 2.

12 November 2019

Revivals, Rehearsals and Refreshments

Assistant director for Southern Belles Aran talks to us about his experience in the rehearsal room.This is your first show as a Trainee Resident Director at the King's Head Theatre, how …

July 22, 2019

Press Release - Southern Belles Cast Announcement


July 5, 2019

Time To Train(as a Trainee Resident Director)

I have been on the Trainee Resident Director Scheme for several months now and have already encountered so many great opportunities. Having graduated from Rose Bruford College last year, I wanted t…

June 24, 2019

Adrian Pagan Award Winner 2019 - Charles Entsie - Press Release

The Adrian Pagan Award, which was set up in 2014 to provide a platform for exceptional new writing, will this year be awarded to Charles Entsie's NSA, a groundbreaking exploratio…

June 11, 2019

What Do You Do? Executive Assistant: Tanya Agarwal

How long have you been working at the King's Head Theatre? I have been working at the King's Head Theatre for just under 4 months now. What does an Executive Assistant do on a day to d…

28 June 2019

What Do You Do? - Artistic Director - Adam Spreadbury-Maher

Our wonderful Artistic Director Adam Spreadbury-Maher gives us an insight into running the King's Head Theatre!How long have you been working at the King's Head Theatre?I&rsqu…

27 May 2019