Pleasance Theatre Trust
The Pleasance Theatre Islington has been one of the most exciting Fringe theatres in London since it opened its doors in 1995, providing a launch pad for some of the most memorable productions and most renowned practitioners of the past decade and staying true to its mission of providing a platform for the talent of the future. The building that is now the Pleasance Theatre Islington was once the timber store for the London Omnibus Company and several original features (including a huge winch by the entrance!) remain to this day.
Who to contact
- 020 7619 6868 (non ticket enquiries) 020 7619 6868 (non ticket enquiries) 020 7609 1800 (box office) 020 7609 1800 (box office)
- Pleasance Theatre Trust
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- Pleasance Theatre Festival Ltd
5 North Road
- N7 9EF
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More recently the building was home to the internationally renowned Circus Space School. The theatre was designed by Pleasance founder Christopher Richardson and the conversion was completed in May 1996 with the help of one of London's first Lottery grants and a great deal of private support. In October 2003 the company office was moved upstairs and in its place the StageSpace was created - a versatile studio theatre built to aid the development of new work and new ideas.