Address: The Hope Theatre is above the Hope & Anchor pub (the corner of Upper Street and Islington Park Street).
207 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 1RL.

Transport: The nearest station is Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line, Overground and First Capital Connect). The area is well served by buses and the routes 4, 19, 30 and 43 all run past the venue. The nearest bus stop is Islington Town Hall.

Parking: There is on-street parking (meters) on nearby Compton Terrace and Canonbury Lane. The theatre is outside of the Congestion Charge Zone.

Access: We regret that there is no wheelchair access at the Grade II listed venue. For further information on access please contact us at


For all general enquiries please email:

PRESS ENQUIRIES for press enquiries please email:

WORK EXPERIENCE/INTERNSHIPS: Please note that we are not currently able to offer any work experience placements or internships.

CASTING: Please note that we do not accept actor CV’s or expressions of interest by email. All in house productions are cast via Spotlight. Please refrain from sending us CVs for casting.


Concessions apply to 60+, Students and Theatre Union members. You will be required to show your valid Student/ membership card at the Box Office when you collect your tickets.

Please note that refunds and ticket exchanges are not available.

telephone bookings:
0333 666 3366
(booking fees apply, fees for telephone sales will be higher)

your visit

Box Office at the venue opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets.

If you have booked in advance (online or telephone) please ensure that you come see us at the Box Office before the show to let us know that you’re here.

All shows start at 7.45pm. Please arrive on time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.

food & drink

Food is served at the Hope & Anchor pub but please ensure you place your order by 7pm to dine before the show starts at 7.45pm. Orders placed after 7pm won’t be ready in time.

Drinks can be taken into the auditorium.

privacy policy

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took affect in the UK on 25 May 2018. Our Privacy Policy provides you with information about the types of personal data we hold. You can access the Hope Theatre’s Privacy Policy here HT Privacy Policy PDF.