Enjoy an evening of entertainment with stand-up comedy, new shows, work-in-progress productions and more at this fringe theatre in Islington.
Find headline shows, including musicals and touring productions, in the theatre's Main Space. Uncover emerging artists and writers with groundbreaking new works at Stage Space. And see transfers and premieres of exciting works at Downstairs, a temporary thrust stage that's housed at the theatre for 10 months each year.
Since opening in 1995, the Pleasance Theatre has welcomed some of the hottest names in comedy, including Micky Flanagan, Russell Brand and Michael McIntyre.
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North RoadLondonN7 9EF
- +44 (0)20 7609 1800
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Top 5 reviews of Pleasance Theatre
Excuse while I slightly embarrass my self with my happy dance
As my lungs recover from my cachectic jig, time for the review.
Finally a good theater near me up towards Halloway/Highgate. The previous nearest decent one was The Bicycle in Kilburn and that was a pain beyond pains to get to. There's not really a lot around the place apart from the slightly gangsta Halloway Road... more
One of my favourite theatres In London.comfortable seats, great little shows and this theatre off the beaten track is worth a visit mire than once I'm a while. The theatre provides an intimacy to the stage that is only obtainable in few other theatres. Enjoy the delights this has to offer. And then go to the downstairs bar for some old music classics. Wish I was living a bit nearer. more
If you prefer smaller, more eclectic theatre then put Pleasance on your list. They have some great shows. The most recent one I saw was by the Momentum Theatre Company called "Anima", which was amazing.
What I like about Pleasance is that you get a good view of the stage wherever you sit. It's spacious but also quite intimate. The architecture of the building is interesting and it was once a... more
Although in getting to the Pleasance you might feel a sense of post-apocolyptic fear schlepping through unfriendly territory but once you get there it is actually quite pleasant. There are two spaces the main auditorium and the intimate studio space. As a fringe theatre tickets are cheap-ish but the quality of productions is massively varied. It's a good place to see big names in comedy... more
A lovely homely theatre with great acoustics. Mind you stepping out of the platform with the long strenuous walk down to the location does strike some sort of fear into you. But the welcoming yellow signs glimmering in the distance sets the tone for what would be a fantastic night.
I managed to see Mark Kermode's episode of With Great Pleasure for BBC Radio and was so impressed with the... more