Pleasance Theatre

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Carpenter's Mews, N7 9EF†
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Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the London Omnibus Company (hence the huge winch by the entrance) and the opening production was Bus! The Musical.

Pleasance Theatre events

Cardinal Burns: Edinburgh PreviewCardinal Burns: Edinburgh PreviewThe BAFTA nominated duo presents it's own brand of absurdist, anarchic character comedy.13th August 2014Wednesday 13th August 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
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Cardinal Burns: Edinburgh Preview
event > Comedy > Alternative
DATESWednesday 13th August 2014 - 8pm
The BAFTA nominated duo presents it's own brand of absurdist, anarchic character comedy.
Cardinal Burns: Edinburgh PreviewCardinal Burns: Edinburgh PreviewSketch comedy as the British Comedy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated duo try out new material.13th August 2014Wednesday 13th August 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Cardinal Burns: Edinburgh Preview
event > Comedy > Sketch show
DATESWednesday 13th August 2014 - 8pm
Sketch comedy as the British Comedy Award-winning and BAFTA nominated duo try out new material.
PaxoPaxoThe broadcaster, author and Spitting Image puppet probes pogonophobia, underpants and the human condition.14th August 2014Friday 15th August 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Paxo
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Literary Events & Book Signings
DATESThursday 14th and Friday 15th August 2014 - 7.30pm
The broadcaster, author and Spitting Image puppet probes pogonophobia, underpants and the human condition.
Civil RoguesCivil RoguesEngland, 1649: the King has lost his head; the Queen has fled; the Globe Theatre has been demolished and all productions are banned. Developed at the Other Place at the Royal Shakespeare Company, this rakish new comedy from Fringe First winner, Tim Norton, follows three foolhardy actors in their attempts to keep one step ahead of Puritan forces, dr4th September 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Civil Rogues
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES4th, 5th, 6th and 7th Sep 2014 - 7.45pm
England, 1649: the King has lost his head; the Queen has fled; the Globe Theatre has been demolished and all productions are banned. Developed at the Other Place at the Royal Shakespeare Company, this rakish new comedy from Fringe First winner, Tim Norton, follows three foolhardy actors in their attempts to keep one step ahead of Puritan forces, dr
A Strong And Beautiful ThreadA Strong And Beautiful ThreadA show to celebrate how 60 years of synchronicity and adversity, of separation and integration, and specifically 30 years of HIV/AIDS, has shaped our very different selves and our loving friendship. There will be dance/movement, spoken word and video footage. Not to mention ranting, raging and music. And threads. And, of course, coloured plastic ba6th September 2014Sunday 7th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
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A Strong And Beautiful Thread
event > Dance
DATESSaturday 6th September 2014 at 7.30pm & Sunday 7th September 2014 at 3pm and 7.30pm
A show to celebrate how 60 years of synchronicity and adversity, of separation and integration, and specifically 30 years of HIV/AIDS, has shaped our very different selves and our loving friendship. There will be dance/movement, spoken word and video footage. Not to mention ranting, raging and music. And threads. And, of course, coloured plastic ba
WoyzeckWoyzeckMadness, murder, passion and peas feature in Splendid's exhilarating adaptation of Georg Buchner's gothic classic.8th September 2014Monday 8th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Woyzeck
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATESMonday 8th September 2014 at 4.30pm and 7pm
Madness, murder, passion and peas feature in Splendid's exhilarating adaptation of Georg Buchner's gothic classic.
Heather Stewart And Helen Cox/Ieva Kuniskis/Waldeinsamkeit Theatre: Lapse/Women's Tales/You Must Be Heather Stewart And Helen Cox/Ieva Kuniskis/Waldeinsamkeit Theatre: Lapse/Women's Tales/You Must Be A programme of contemporary dance and physical theatre.11th September 2014Friday 12th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Heather Stewart And Helen Cox/Ieva Kuniskis/Waldeinsamkeit Theatre: Lapse/Women's Tales/You Must Be
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATESThursday 11th and Friday 12th September 2014 - 7.30pm
A programme of contemporary dance and physical theatre.
SafewordSafewordEverybody lives a double life. For some it's a game. For anxious artist Isobel, it's self-preservation. A dark, daft fairytale of trust, truth, lust and love, Safeword is a true story, only every word is a lie. Urban Fox Theatre is an Edinburgh based theatre company, specialising in new writing and collaboration.12th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Safeword
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATESFriday 12th and Saturday 13th September 2014 - 8.30pm
Everybody lives a double life. For some it's a game. For anxious artist Isobel, it's self-preservation. A dark, daft fairytale of trust, truth, lust and love, Safeword is a true story, only every word is a lie. Urban Fox Theatre is an Edinburgh based theatre company, specialising in new writing and collaboration.
Adam Kay And EnemiesAdam Kay And EnemiesMusical comedy from the Amateur Transplants frontman and special guests.19th September 2014Friday 19th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Adam Kay And Enemies
event > Comedy > Musical
DATESFriday 19th September 2014 - 7.30pm
Musical comedy from the Amateur Transplants frontman and special guests.
Woman Of Flowers (Over 12s)Woman Of Flowers (Over 12s)An innovative re-telling of an ancient Welsh myth where nothing is quite as it seems. Using a cross-art form approach, this beautiful piece of storytelling will feature live music, dance, video, integrated sign language and subtitles.22nd September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Woman Of Flowers (Over 12s)
event > Theatre > Physical theatre
DATES22nd, 23rd and 24th September 2014 - 7.30pm
An innovative re-telling of an ancient Welsh myth where nothing is quite as it seems. Using a cross-art form approach, this beautiful piece of storytelling will feature live music, dance, video, integrated sign language and subtitles.

Opening and closing times for Pleasance Theatre

Today (Thursday) Pleasance Theatre closes at 20.00

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Hotels near Pleasance Theatre

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Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £81† 42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ...More
Great Northern Hotel London
Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel† from £110† 41% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ...More
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel London
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £68† 38% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ...More
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Alternative Theatres nearest Pleasance Theatre

Nearest to Pleasance Theatre
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ...More
Hen & Chickens Theatre London
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A 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 ...More
Almeida Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ...More
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Entertainment near Pleasance Theatre

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Filthy's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ...More
The Forum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ...More
Kings Place London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ...More
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Events near Pleasance Theatre

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Ishbel And I London
Now On
Ishbel And I
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th Jul to 2nd Aug 2014 - 7.30pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
A solo performance by Julia Voce has made bold, inclusive and innovative theatre in London since training at The Poor School and LISPA....More
Lastleg & helenthorsendances: Chimera My Evil Twin London
Now On
Lastleg & helenthorsendances: Chimera My Evil Twin
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 31st July, 1st August and 2nd August 2014 - 7pm
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub, 51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A multimedia performance of dance, physical theatre and video, satirising the relationships between American government and businesses....More
Community Service London
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Community Service
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th, 30th and 31st July 2014 - 7.30pm
London Irish Centre, 50-52 Camden Square, NW1 | 11 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Two plays presented by Green Curtain Theatre, looking at relationships across the generations in the Irish community....More
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Sights and Attractions near Pleasance Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasance Theatre
King's Cross Filling Station London
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King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ...More
Camley Street Natural Park London
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Camley Street Natural Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
12 Camley Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Camley Street Natural Park's two acres of woodland, water and wild meadow, concealed in the urban heart of King's Cross, have a 'secret garden' feel that ...More
Guardian News & Media Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ...More
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Shopping near Pleasance Theatre

The best shops and markets near Pleasance Theatre
Dots London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 16 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ...More
Zoots London
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ...More
Gill Wing Cookshop London
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ...More
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Restaurants near Pleasance Theatre

What are the best dining options near Pleasance Theatre London?
Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant London
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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
45 Roman Way, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Muya Restaurant London
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Muya Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
13 Brecknock road, N7 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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The Duchess of Kent London
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ...More
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Education near Pleasance Theatre

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Jenius Social London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ...More
Out of the Bloom London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ...More
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique London
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 23 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ...More
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Caroline Pick Yoga London
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 13 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ...More
Parliament Hill London
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ...More
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa London
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 25 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ...More
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Pubs near Pleasance Theatre

The best pubs near London Pleasance Theatre.
The Duchess of Kent London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ...More
Swimmer at the Grafton Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
...More
The Lion and Unicorn London
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Nightlife near Pleasance Theatre

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EGG London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ...More
The Champagne Bar London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ...More
Hoxley & Porter London
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ...More
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Meeting venue hire near Pleasance Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pleasance Theatre.
Union Chapel London
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Kings Place London
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ...More
Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ...More
 
 

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Lastleg & helenthorsendances: Chimera My Evil Twin
Dance | Until 2nd August 2014 

Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub 7 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A multimedia performance of dance, physical theatre and video, satirising the relationships between American government and businesses....More

Painting For Pleasure: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Capoeira: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 25th September 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Rhythm Boxx
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st July 2014 

Relentless Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Cold In Berlin
Concerts | On 31st July 2014 

Relentless Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The four-piece band from London-performs its own mixture of punk, Goth and doom. With support from Them Wolves, Thunder On ...More

Raghu Dixit Project
Concerts | On 31st July 2014 

Relentless Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

World music and Indian folk from the musician and his band....More

Ravioli Me Away
Concerts | On 31st July 2014 

Buffalo Bar 16 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The London-based threesome performs indie-pop. With support from Thee Ahs, The Hundredth Anniversary, Tender Pre....More

Gagged & Bound Comedy
Comedy | Until 1st January 2015 

The Constitution 16 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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The Summertime Ferret
Comedy | Until 2nd August 2014 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Paul Wogan, Paul David Collins, Cate Mackenzie, Stu Turner present stand-up and comedy magic with audience participation....More

Judge
Concerts | On 31st July 2014 

The Dome 18 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The straight edge band from New York, formed by John Porcelly and Mike Ferraro, performs its metal originals....More

 
 
 
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