Pavilion Theatre

Pavilion Theatre
121 Renfield Street, Glasgow, G2 3AX
  • Box office 0141 332 1846
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; box office until 8pm on show nights
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Pavilion Theatre

One of Glasgow's oldest theatres, the Pavilion Theatre of Varieties opened in 1904 as a music hall. It is a category A listed building, designed by Bertie Crewe. It is now the only privately run theatre in Scotland.

The auditorium's capacity of 1449 is made up of 677 stalls, 341 circle, 413 balcony and 18 box seats.

Legendary performers at the Pavilion include Marie Lloyd, Little Tich, Harry Lauder, Sarah Bernhardt and a then unknown Charlie Chaplin.

The nearest car park is Concert Square. The Pavilion is well served by rail, bus and underground transport.

Events at this venue

There are 24 events at this location

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Baker & Harris: Backstage Pass

Bob Harris & Danny Baker, two of the nation’s best broadcasters, have unparalleled experience of witnessing the great names of modern music up close. They have been back stage, front stage, at home and on the road with virtually every legend in the business. Fortunately they both have great memories (in both senses of…

Fri 8 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 1846

Count Arthur Strong: And This Is Me!

A twentieth anniversary tour! After many years of giving his wonderful lecture talks of his he does, Count Arthur Strong has at last bowed to substantial pubic demand and allowed himself be talked into making the show about himself for once. And that had never occurred to him before because of him being highly…

Sat 26 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01642 815181

The Francie & Josie Sketchbook

The Producers of “The Francie & Josie Show” are back with a Brand new production. The much loved Glasgow characters return by popular demand with another nod to nostalgia as they open up the archives with a show full of fantastic Comedy Sketches, Routines & Songs starring Scottish Variety & Pantomime…

Sat 11 Jun

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Sun 12 Jun

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The Fureys

Legends of Irish music & song, The Fureys, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Saturday 2nd April. The Fureys have…

Sat 2 Apr

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Graeme Hall The Dogfather

The hugely popular and accomplished Graeme Hall (Channel 5’s Dogs Behaving (very) badly) is bringing his wisdom, charm and puppy prowess to Bridlington Spa. For the first time ever, dog and puppy owners up and down the country will have the chance to seek advice from ‘Britain’s best dog trainer’ (The Telegraph) for all…

Thu 5 May

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Harry Hill: Pedigree Fun!

Harry is back with brand-new amazing jokes in an all-singing, all-dancing one-man spectacular. “I hadn’t realised how much I missed performing live until lockdown stopped me from doing it,” says Harry, “It’s great to be going back on stage and the good news is I am planning a very silly show.” Audiences will meet Harry’s…

Thu 13 Oct

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Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

Iain Stirling (Love Island, Buffering and Taskmaster) is taking his ‘extremely funny’ (Daily Telegraph) comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour. After selling out his 2018 smash hit U OK HUN? X and two consecutive Edinburgh Fringe runs in advance, Failing Upwards is set to be the hot ticket of the…

Sat 9 Apr

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Ireland the Show

Following a debut sell out nationwide tour join an all star cast of Ireland’s most talented singers and performers accompanied by the fabulous Keltic Storm band and world champion Keltic Fusion Irish dancers for an unmissable “Ireland the Show“ that will take you on a journey through the decades of a globally loved…

Sun 15 May

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Jason Fox

Star of SAS: Who Dares Wins goes on tour and discusses his career as a member of the UK Special Forces.

Wed 9 Feb

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Jason Manford: Like Me

He’s back!  It’s been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show but fans of his Absolute Radio show will know this nationally acclaimed comedian hasn’t changed a bit. Like Me is Jason’s latest comic offering set to hit road, and is sure to be ‘expert observational comedy’ (The Guardian…

Thu 10 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 01803328385

Jimeoin: Turn It Up!

Live Nation & MZA present Jimeoin - Turn it Up! A brilliant evening of world-class comedy from the Irishman internationally celebrated as one of live stand-up’s true masters. We’re thrilled to welcome Jimeoin to Komedia as part of his new smash-hit “Turn it Up!” tour - don’t miss this hilarious show!  Jimeoin is an…

Sat 12 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 1846

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

Observational humour from the famed stand-up.

Thu 3 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 1846

Jurassic Live

A roarsome new experience millions of years in the making and the closest you’ll ever come to real dinosaurs. Jurassic Live is a thrilling new stage adventure following our team of rangers on the hunt for a missing dinosaur. Along the way you’ll meet and greet dinosaurs from the Cretaceous and Jurassic eras in this live…

Sat 19 Mar

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Sun 20 Mar

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Sat 1 Oct

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Sun 2 Oct

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Kevin Bloody Wilson

Australia's cult comedy king performs his too-crude-for-TV songs.

Sat 5 Nov

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Lady Boys of Bangkok: Flight of Fantasy Tour

A brand new show from the world renowned entertainment group.

Wed 7 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 332 1846

The Legends of American Country

Country music tribute show featuring songs by Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Merle Haggard, Alan Jackson, Buck Owens and Johnny Cash.

Sun 16 Oct

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Milton Jones In Milton: Impossible

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy, before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo. But this is also a love story with the twist, or even a really bad sprain. Just gloriously daft…

Wed 16 Feb

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The Music of Lionel Richie

Following his recent appearances with Lionel Richie himself on ITV’s ‘Sunday Night At The Palladium’ and the ‘Graham Norton Show’ for the BBC, Malcolm Pitt delivers a powerhouse and breathtaking performance in this high octane show celebrating the music of Lionel Richie and the Commodores. This award winning five star…

Sun 13 Mar

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Nish Kumar

It has been a period of upheaval and uncertainty with COVID and the political situation. You will be amazed by my capacity to somehow take all these things personally. “Comedian Nish Kumar was booed off stage after making Brexit jokes at a charity event on Monday night.” BBC News Report – 3rd December 2019 Take…. “You can…

Fri 18 Mar

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One Night In Dublin With The Wild Murphys

ONE NIGHT IN DUBLIN The Wild Murphys will set up Murphy’s Pub guaranteeing one glorious night of high-energy Irish Music and more than a little bit of Irish Craic. In their own inimitable style, multi-award-winning Irish band The Wild Murphys perform classics tracks including: Galway Girl, Tell Me Ma, Dirty Old Town, The…

Thu 17 Mar

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Paul Chowdhry: Family Friendly Comedian

Front Doors Open: 6.30pm Auditorium: 7pm Show Starts: 7.30pm To alleviate large queues we ask that you arrive in good time as there are bag searches in place. Where possible please bring small bags with you. Tickets: Standard £26.50* *A transaction fee of £1.25 per ticket is charged for online purchases Following his…

Sun 10 Apr

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Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads

The award-winning comedian returns with her new show.

Fri 3 Feb 2023

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Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers, brace yourselves.

Sun 9 Oct

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A Vision of Elvis

Winner of The National Tribute Music Awards “Official Elvis Show” and “No.1 Male Tribute” – Rob Kingsly is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert, touring the world today. Officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises (EPE) for charitable contributions and by Mr Ed Bonja – Elvis’s…

Fri 11 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01698 452299