Kings Theatre

Kings Theatre
Kings Theatre
Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2QJ

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The dignified and beautiful Kings Theatre with its Italian Renaissance style of decor is one of the most elegant Edwardian playhouses in the British Isles. The Kings Theatre is the primary theatre in the city of Portsmouth, seating 1600 people and providing a vast and exciting programme for its valued patrons, playing host to touring West End productions.

The Kings is situated on the corner of Albert Road and Exmouth Road in Southsea among a hub of activities – shops, salons, bars, restaurants and art galleries.

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Event times

There are 30 events at this location

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Alan Carr: Yap, Yap, Yap

The camp face of Chatty Man proves his status as the King of bitchy comedy.

Fri 26 Jun 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 02392 828282

Sat 27 Jun 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 02392 828282

Allegro: UPDMS

UPDMS, with the full university orchestra, presents a lesser-known show by Rodgers & Hammerstein, now widely believed to have been ahead of its time.

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£13 (£11; £8) / 02392 828282

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£13 (£11; £8) / 02392 828282

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£13 (£11; £8) / 02392 828282

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£13 (£11; £8) / 02392 828282

The Billy Fury Years

Michael King performs a tribute to rocker Billy Fury, alongside music by several more 60s acts.

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£18 / 02392 828282

Birdsong

  • Written by: Rachel Wagstaff (adapt)

Adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' best-selling novel of love, courage and sacrifice set before and during WWI.

Mon 1 Jun 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Tue 2 Jun 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Wed 3 Jun 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02392 828282

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun 2015

Calamity Jane

  • Directed by: Nick Winston

Jodie Prenger stars in this Watermill Theatre touring production of the Wild West musical, which also features a cast of multi-talented actor-musicians. Directed by Nikolai Foster.

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£25 (£23; £22) / 02392 828282

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£25 (£23; £22) / 02392 828282

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£25 (£23; £22) / 02392 828282

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Cats: The Petersfield School

Andrew Lloyd Webber's record-breaking musical, adapted from TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats.

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£8 (£4; £6) / 02392 828282

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 (£4; £6) / 02392 828282

The Circus Of Horrors: Valentine's Day Massacre

A Gothic-themed show featuring various circus performers from around the world.

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£18–£26 (£19–£23) / 02392 828282

The Dreamboys

The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.

Thu 21 May 2015

£13.50–£15 / 02392 828282

English Youth Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

An updated version of the classical ballet in which the princess Aurora is cryogenically frozen and looked after by ice fairies.

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£20–£22 (£18–£20; £17–£19) / 02392 828282

Sat 7 Mar 2015

The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£22 (£20; £19) / 02392 828282

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The Fureys & Davey Arthur

The Irish legends perform with Davey Arthur.

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£18–£20 / 02392 828282

Godspell

  • Directed by: Kenneth Avery-Clark

A parable of Christ's life featuring a rock musical score by Stephen Schwartz.

Tue 28 Apr 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Wed 29 Apr 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Hairspray: The Portsmouth Players

  • Directed by: Jack O'Brien
  • Written by: John Waters

A jolly musical based on the 1988 film by John Waters about a plump girl with big hair and a passion for dance.

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£12–£13 (Children £10 under 15s; £40–£42) / 02392 828282

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£12–£13 (Children £10 under 15s; £40–£42) / 02392 828282

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£12–£13 (Children £10 under 15s; £40–£42) / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

House of Burlesque

One of the biggest events of its kind in the UK.

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£13.50–£15.50 / 02392 828282

House of Burlesque

Master of ceremonies Joe Black presides over an evening of naughty entertainment featuring Katrina Darling, The Great Aziz, Bruise Violet, Elliot Mason, Rococo Chanel and, he claims, the winner of Baghdad's Got Talent.

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (£11.50–£13.50; £12.50) / 02392 828282

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I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The BBC Radio panel show, featuring Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee bringing puns, innuendo and swannee whistles to the world for nigh on 40 years.

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25 / 02392 828282

The Ladykillers By Graham Linehan

'The Ladykillers' is a classic black comedy; a sweet little old lady, alone is her house, is pitted against a gang of criminal misfits who will stop at nothing…

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (£10–£12; £9–£11) / 02392 828282

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (£10–£12; £9–£11) / 02392 828282

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (£10–£12; £9–£11) / 02392 828282

Milkshake! Live 2015

A musical extravaganza for families and small children featuring well-known Channel 5 Milkshake characters plus Milkshake Monkey and two Milkshake presenters.

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£12 (Children £10) / 02392 828282

One Night of Elvis: Lee 'Memphis' King

An evening in the company of top Elvis impersonator Lee 'Memphis' King, performing a selection of Presley's hip-shaking greatest hits.

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Open Day 2015

An action-packed day of tours, activities and workshops.

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£4 / 02392 828282

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Portsmouth Music Festival Gala Concert 2015

The event features performers from the festival's dance, drama and music sections.

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£8–£10 (Children £5–£7; £6–£8; £6–£8) / 02392 828282

Portsmouth Schools :Most Wanted Dance Off

Annual street dance performance featuring talented pupils from local schools.

Fri 6 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Rock And Roll Paradise

Tributes to Elvis, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Big Bopper and Eddie Cochran.

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£20 (£18; £17.50) / 02392 828282

Sid's Show

Share Sid's experiences at the bottom of the sea, deep in the jungle or floating in outer space as he searches for his favourite socks and shoes includes poems, songs, magic and games.

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£9–£12 / 02392 828282

Talbot House – A Home From Home

  • Written by: Peter Gill

Peter Gill's drama tinged with humour and music about the house in Poperinge, Belgium, which became a refuge for Allied troops during the Great War.

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12 (£10; £9) / 02392 828282

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The Tap Dancing Mermaid: Tessa Bide Productions (Over 3s)

A devised solo show with puppets, live music, storytelling and tap dancing, which the Moon narrates the magical story of a tap-dancer who can only come out at night.

Theatre Tours

Guided tour behind the scenes.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£6 (Children £1) / 02392 828282

La Traviata

A tragic tale of searing passion and memorable music.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£24 / 02392 828282

La Traviata

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Verdi

Ellen Kent present the tragic tale of searing passion, Verdi's outstanding interpretation of one of the best-known love stories of the 19th century, 'La Dame aux Camelias'.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£23.50–£27 (£20.50–£24) / 02392 828282

Waterloo: The Best of ABBA

Don your flares, chuck on your white pleather and close your eyes – it's the 70s again. This tribute show to Swedish popsters ABBA will also help – all the quartet's best songs performed for an evening of nostalgia.

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£19.50 / 02392 828282

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