Almeida is a small local theatre that’s made a big impact on London’s performing arts scene. Open since 1980, the theatre puts on a variety of drama productions, ranging from classics such as Orwell’s 1984 and Shakespeare’s Hamlet to new productions by contemporary playwrights. Many plays put on at…
The Almeida Theatre, opened in 1980, is a 325-seat studio theatre with an international reputation, which takes its name from the street on which it is located, off Upper Street, in the London Borough of Islington.
a 15 minute walk from the flat. has high quality theatre, one of the best "off west end" theatres! they also have cheap tickets so you can grab a bargain. and so many restaurants on Upper Street to get a pre theatre dinner or post play drink!
Just off upper street, they had a run with lots of their productions moving to the west end. Just around the corner. 7min to walk
Just off upper street, they had a run with lots of their productions moving to the westend
“It's a much-loved institution... one of only three puppet theatres in the country, the Little Angel Theatre doesn’t just put on puppet shows, it makes the figures in the attached workshop too. Dame Judi Dench, Clive Owen, Sir Simon Rattle and Michael Rosen are just some of the theatre's trustees. Established in 1961, the theatre features its own productions and travelling companies from abroad, developing and keeping puppetry alive and children amazed. ”
“This place is fantastic. Catch a play or stay late for excellent live music.”
“Salads, but not as you know them, at Ottolenghi, the original outpost of the cookbook superstar.”
“The Albion is an elegant late Georgian pub with a country atmosphere. They serve traditional British food including Sunday roasts as well as a wide range of ales. Major sporting events are available for viewing on TV. They also have a beer garden with vine-entwisted trellises and flower beds full of roses.”
“Screen on the Green is a single-screen theatre overlooking Islington Green which offers a distinctive movie going experience and is more than a century old. Its neon-lit exterior and retro marquee make it hard to miss, and inside there’s a licensed bar for a pre-movie tipple.”