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A View from Islington North

Celebrated director Max Stafford-Clark teams up with the UK’s leading playwrights for an evening of biting political satire.

A View from Islington North showcases five short plays by Caryl Churchill (Top Girls), Mark Ravenhill (Shopping and F**king), David Hare (The Judas Kiss), Alistair Beaton (Not the Nine O’Clock News) and Stella Feehily (This May Hurt a Bit). In these brand-new pieces, Churchill envisages a world in which even the language we use is sponsored; Ravenhill takes aim at the military through the story of a mother who will do anything to avoid receiving the news she fears most; Hare recounts a visit from the high priestess of the free market; and Beaton and Feehily have some fun with what goes on behind closed doors when our major political parties are in the room.

Featuring original music by acclaimed musician (and lefty) Billy Bragg, these mischievous, smart and angry new plays by Britain’s best make for a captivating evening of entertainment.

Playing at the Arts Theatre on London’s West End from May, A View from Islington North is not to be missed. Book your tickets today.


84 Long Lane, London SE1 4AU

Cancellation Policy

No refunds after booking 


1 hour 45 minutes, including interval

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with a voucher attached.  Please print this voucher and bring it to the Box Office.  We recommend you arrive a minimum of 30 minutes before the show to collect your tickets and settle into your seats. 

Suitable For Children

Age recommendation: 14 +

When Can I Go

Performances: 18 May-2 July

Mon-Sat 7.30pm (7pm 24th May) 

Thu & Sat matinees 3pm

No matinee 19 May

Where Do I Go

Arts Theatre : 6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H7JB


Take the Cambridge Circus exit (Exit 3). The theatre is the first street on the right.

Arts Theatre

84 Long Lane, London SE1 4AU

Latest customer reviews

  • Perfect Venue & Perfect Show

    4 July 2016

    Once again a superb production at this venue. I am a HUGE Ann Mitchel fan and have to say she was nothing short of AWESOME! Play content hit some very current topics in our political affairs.

    James Wood Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Fantastic

    3 July 2016

    Best bit of political commentary and so relevant. Hope it's put on again. Should also be taken to Europe and USA.

    Doig Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Captivating!

    3 July 2016

    I loved the whole play - British politics is not an easy subject to talk about but the play managed to do it through adult humour and laughter. A pleasant afternoon at the theatre; what else could one need and want? Bravo!!!!

    Eduardo Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Worth a Watch

    23 June 2016

    This play (or series of related sketches) is no great shakes but it does make for a good evening's entertainment - you'll leave having laughed and re-considered your political positions!

    Anon Confirmed ticket purchaser