This Highbury-based pub theatre has a long tradition of presenting fantastic stand-up comedy.
The small but perfectly formed Hen and Chickens Theatre Bar has hosted a variety of top acts from upcoming theatre groups to the likes of Russell Brand and Jimmy Carr.
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Hen & Chickens Theatre Bar
St Paul's Road
- +44 20 7354 8246
Great little place with a lot of character. Anita is the best! Come for one of their many many beers and stay for a show upstairs in the intimate theatre. Close to tube stops and in a nice location.more
The Hens & Chickens Theatre is actually a theatre bar - bar downstairs, theatre upstairs. And both of them small.
Seriously small. When we came in for a show, the bar was packed full of people to the point that it was awkwardly crowded to even try to order a drink, much less drink it. And forget trying to get across the room to use the bathroom, that's a whole separate adventure.
Great little venue in essentially the heart of london. Well in my hear of london anyway, your just off upper st , which in my opinion, has the coolest amd most interesting food and restaurants and bakies etc in the whole on london on it! Hens and chickens is a 56 seater venue! Its also where I'm appaearing in 'gameplan' by Alan Ayckbourn until tomorrow night so get booking if you want to come...more
Nice venue, the downstairs bar is quite small, so it can be a little claustrophobic at peak times (such as Arsenal matchdays).
The upstairs theatre seems to host a wide variety of acts- from amateur drama to professional stand-ups- but is far from the largest of venues so big acts sell out very quickly.
The venue is two minutes walk from Highbury & Islington station (which is on Victoria &...more
Great pub located on Highbury corner.
Gets really busy, has a youngish crowd, students, yong prefessionals etc.
There is a good theatre upstairs which is why the pub can get really busy, especialyl good for comedy.
This is also where the Mighty Boosch started their careers!