Hen & Chickens Theatre  

 
 
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109 St Paul's Road, N1 2NA
 
 
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Mon-Thu: 4pm-12midnight; Fri-Sat: 12noon-1.30am; Sun: 12noon-12midnight
 

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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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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:
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Slattery Night FeverSlattery Night Fever2018-03-09T21:00:00+00002018-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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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:
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Holloway Road Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
19 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th January to 8th April 2018
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
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
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 1 minute from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 1 minute from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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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
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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
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London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Hen & Chickens Theatre
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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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London > Business > Venue Hire
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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
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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

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Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 6 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

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Comedy | On 19th February 2018 

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Comedy | On 19th February 2018 

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Concerts | On 19th February 2018 

Kings Place 23 minutes walk from Hen & Chickens Theatre

The Glasgow-based quartet performs traditional Scottish folk songs....More

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