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The glitziest, most glamorous productions passing through Glasgow often land at the King's Theatre, with productions of Broadway and West End plays and musicals sitting on a programme with physical theatre and circus acts. The odd megastar comedian or retro musical act also graces the stage of King's Theatre, which first opened its doors in 1904.
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An Afternoon with Sir Roger Moore
Suzanna Rosenthal & Jeremy Meadow present Celebrating 71 years in show business this year, the Hollywood legend and James Bond star chats with biographer Gareth Owen about his extraordinary life and career. Featuring inside stories and exclusive anecdotes from an astonishing career that has included the hit TV series…
Al Murray: Let's Go Backwards Together
A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.
Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom
- Directed by: Richard Lewis
- Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)
Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.
Beyond the Barricade
A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
- Directed by: Rob Bettinson
- Written by: Alan Janes
Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.
Wed 5 Apr 2017
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
The much-heralded stage version of the popular family film, in a production that has been nominated for a host of awards in its four-year tour. Boo at the Child Catcher and sing along with all those classic songs.
Thu 20 Oct
Family panto featuring the Fairy Godmother, Ugly Sisters and Cinderella herself.
A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.
Crazy For You
From the producer of Calamity Jane and Sister Act, the critically acclaimed and gloriously glamorous musical Crazy For You is going on tour! High energy and high kicking, Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical starring Tom Chambers (Top Hat and winner of Strictly Come Dancing) featuring a fabulous score from the…
Wed 18 Oct 2017
Thu 19 Oct 2017
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
- Directed by: Steven Hoggett
- Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)
Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.
Mon 14 Aug 2017
Tue 15 Aug 2017
Wed 16 Aug 2017
- Directed by: Sarah Tipple
- Written by: Eleanor Bergstein
See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.
Dreamboats and Petticoats
Performance of the jukebox musical, which is based on popular songs from the 50s and 60s.
Wed 14 Jun 2017
The ELO Experience
This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.
The Full Monty
Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy has adapted his hit 1990s film about six washed-up steel workers who swap the dole queue for the stage. Gary Lucy, Joe Absolom, Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Chris Fountain and Kai Owen flex their pecs to great songs by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.
Wed 1 Mar 2017
- Directed by: Michael Mayer
- Written by: Isobel Lennart
A major revival of the hit musical, directed by Michael Mayer.
Wed 31 May 2017
Thu 1 Jun 2017
- Directed by: Matthew Warchus
- Written by: lyrics)
Bill Kenwright presents his adaptation of the classic tale of love, hope and despair. The Academy Award-winning 1990 film is brought to life with a stellar cast including Girls Aloud singer and actress Sarah Harding as grief-stricken Molly opposite Hollyoaks hunk Andy Moss as her spectral lover, Sam.
GLOC: Fiddler On The Roof
An amateur performance by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd. on behalf of Music Theatre international of New York This November, The Glasgow Light Opera Club presents the much loved Fiddler on the Roof. Follow the struggle Tevye has with his rebellious daughters as they seek to find true love. Absorb yourself along…
Wed 2 Nov
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast
The enormously tall and slightly manic-eyed comedian you'll know from many a telly panel show and from his terrifying turn as the head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners, Davies returns with a new show of stand-up to follow the likes of Firing Cheeseballs at a Dog and The Back of my Mum's Head.
Henning Wehn: Westphalia Is Not An Option
New show from the German Comedy Ambassador.
Sat 18 Mar 2017
Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.
Islands In The Stream
Tribute to the king and queen of country: Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton.
Psychic Medium John Edward has captivated audiences world-wide on his TV shows Crossing Over and Cross Country. See him connect with the other side as he returns to visit the UK! There will be question and answer sessions and messages from loved ones on the other side! John Edward live seeing is believing.
Josh Widdicombe: What Do I Do Now
A new show from Widdicombe, who has been so busy doing everything else (appearing on TV, radio and writing/starring in his own sitcom) that we're surprised he's found the time to write a whole new stand-up tour.
Magic: A Kind Of Queen
Long-running tribute to pomp rockers Queen.
Miles Jupp: Songs Of Freedom
The son of a minister in the United Reform Church, Jupp was a natural when it came to the casting of Nigel, a Church Of England Lay Reader, in the BBC sitcom Rev. Now the actor, stand-up and Radio Four stalwart presents his latest show about modern life. Astronauts, regrets, social media, hipsters, rage and medicine are…
Million Dollar Quartet
Musical based on a recording session that saw Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins working together for the first and only time.
Wed 16 Nov
Nina Conti: In Your Face
Improvised comic ventriloquism from Conti, who manages to weave humour and poignancy into her shows. Her puppet creations include Monk (a cynical monkey) and Granny (an elder Scotswoman).
Peppa Pig's Surprise
- Directed by: Richard Lewis
Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …
Thu 13 Jul 2017
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
High camp musical based on the Hugo Weaving/Terence Stamp/Guy Pearce 1994 movie, following three pals who go on an adventure in a battered old bus. Expect dancefloor fillers aplenty, including 'I Will Survive', 'It's Raining Men', 'Go West', 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' and many more.
Sat 1 Oct
Puppetry of the Penis
Puppetry of the Penis features two Australians who manipulate their genitals into various shapes, objects and landmarks.
Sean Lock: Keep it Light
The team captain of Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats presents his latest live show.
Sister Act: BLOC
X Factor winner Alexandra Burke plays sassy diva Deloris Van Cartier, who hides out in a convent after witnessing a crime and gets back into some righteous habits, in Alan Menken's feel good and funky musical. Curve Leicester's production is directed and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood.
Wed 5 Oct
- Directed by: Adam Cooper
- Written by: Joe Penhall
British singer-songwriter, Ray Davies, recalls his early life and the career of the eponymous pop-rock group, The Kinks, in this musical biography set during the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Edward Hall.
Wed 12 Oct
Thu 13 Oct
Thoroughly Modern Millie
Based on the 1967 film of the same name, Thoroughly Modern Millie is the tale of a young girl's quest to become a modern woman in the bustling city of New York.
Wed 8 Feb 2017
Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.
Waterloo - The Best of ABBA Tribute Show
In 1974 the little known Swedish pop group Abba swept to superstardom with their Eurovision winning Waterloo, and four decades later the song and the band remain as popular as ever. Now the phenominal new tribute show 'Waterloo' looks back at the sensational rise to stardom of Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid and gives…
The Wedding Singer
The story of wedding singer and rock star wannabe Robbie Hart, who falls for Julia while helping to plan her big day.
Wed 19 Apr 2017
Whitney: Queen Of The Night
A celebration of the music and life of Whitney Houston. This award-winning production features a stellar line up with rising West End star Rebecca Freckleton.
The Woman in Black
- Directed by: Robin Herford
- Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)
Spookily Gothic and highly theatrical adaptation of Susan Hill's story about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.
Wed 18 Jan 2017
Thu 19 Jan 2017
- Directed by: Javier de Frutos
- Written by: Moira Buffini (lyrics)
A new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland which takes the action into the modern world. Young Aly becomes Alice in online happy place wonder.land, but the real world and cyber space begin to collide in ways she didn't expect. Presented by Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini.