The Hen & Chickens Theatre

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What You Need To Know About The Hen & Chickens Theatre: 

The Hen & Chickens Theatre is a popular fringe theatre located above a pub. Seating 54 visitors, the theatre stages a mixture of comedy and theatre. It is particularly well known for its comedy acts, which have introduced a host of now-household names. 

Top Facts About The Hen & Chickens Theatre:

  1. The Mighty Boosh are just one of the now-famous acts who played at The Hen & Chickens Theatre at the start of their career…
  2. Other performers include Jimmy Carr, Frankie Boyle and Rhona Cameron.

Key Information About The Hen & Chickens Theatre:


Tube: The closest tube station is Highbury and Islington (Victoria line), which is less than a five-minute walk from the venue.

Train: Highbury and Islington train station is served by Great Northern and London Overground trains. It is less than a five-minute walk from the venue.

Bus: Bus numbers 4, 19, 30, 43 and 277 all stop at Highbury Corner. To plan your journey in more detail, please visit the Transport for London website.


The Hen & Chickens Theatre is above the Hen & Chickens pub, which serves classic pub grub throughout the day. Its bar is a hit with craft beer drinkers – they offer bottles from British microbreweries, plus high quality Belgium ales. There’s also an extensive wine menu and a range of cocktails. Basically everything you need for a night out seeing comedy.

For more information visit The Hen & Chickens Theatre’s website