King's Theatre

King's Theatre
297 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JN

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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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There are 39 events at this location

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ABBA Mania

Celebrating decades of golden hits with a recreation of the live Abba show.

Sat 18 Jul

£14.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7648

Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

Sun 22 Mar

£26.50 / 0844 871 7648

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

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.

Sun 22 Mar

£26.50 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Sat 28 Mar

£12 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Anything Goes

  • Directed by: Daniel Evans
  • Written by: lyrics)

Cole Porter's uplifting masterpiece of song, dance and romance, featuring songs including 'I Get A Kick Out of You', 'You're the Top' and It's 'De-Lovely'.

Mon 20 Apr

£15.90–£45.90 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 21 Apr

£15.90–£45.90 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 22 Apr

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Avenue Q

Muppet/puppet musical tale – packed full of risqué songs – pondering what one can really do with their BA in English.

Tue 25 Aug

£15–£44.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 26 Aug

£15–£44.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 27 Aug

£15–£44.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 29 Aug

Barnum

Brian Conley stars in a musical about P T Barnum, showman, businessman and entertainer in the 1800s, telling the story of his colourful life.

Tue 31 Mar

£10–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 1 Apr

£10–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 2 Apr

£10–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr

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.

The Bodyguard

  • Directed by: Thea Sharrock
  • Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)

Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

Wed 4 Mar

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 5 Mar

Fri 6 Mar

£20–£57.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 7 more dates until 14 Mar

Burnistoun: Live and For Real

The Burnistoun Boys take their sketch show to the stage for one night only. The whole gang heads to the city centre including McGregor and Toshan the quality polis, Jolly Boy John, deceased ice cream brothers Paul and Walter and even the stubborn voice recognition lift who doesn't understand Scottish. For Real.

Wed 25 Mar

£19.50–£23.50 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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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 16 Jun

£15–£49.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 17 Jun

Thu 18 Jun

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jun

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

Fri 10 Jul

£20.50–£37.50 / 0844 871 7648

Crazy for You

The Lyric Club present Gershwin's energetic musical comedy about a 1930s playboy whose main goal in life is to dance. Including songs like 'I Got Rhythm' and 'Embraceable You'

Wed 18 Mar

£12–£34 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Thu 19 Mar

£16–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fri 20 Mar

£16–£37 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 21 Mar

£16–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

£16–£37 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Marianne Elliott
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)

Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Aug

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Tue 7 Apr

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 9 Apr

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr back to top

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
  • Written by: lyrics)

Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound star in this West End production, based on the 1989 film.

Tue 23 Jun

£15.50–£56.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 25 Jun

£15.50–£56.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 8 more dates until 4 Jul

Dorothy Paul: Classic Dorothy

Some of the classic gags from familiar characters and hopefully a bit of new material as well.

Thu 26 Mar

£21 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Tue 11 Aug

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 15 Aug

The Dreamboys

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

Wed 8 Jul

£25.50–£40.50 / 0844 871 7648

An Evening With Noel Fielding

First solo live tour from the star of The Mighty Boosh and Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy. Expect a mix of Noel's unique brand of stand up comedy, live animation, music and some of Fielding's best-known TV characters.

Sun 15 Nov

£26–£41 / 0844 871 7648

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Fred Macaulay: Twenty Fifteen

The grandaddy of Scottish comedy (sure, there are a few contenders, but this one still lives in the country. Yes, we are looking at you Craig Ferguson and Billy Connolly) has been in the game for a quarter century now and presents his latest show for 2015.

Sat 28 Mar

£16.50 (£14.50) / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Fred MacAulay: Twenty Fifteen

The grandaddy of Scottish comedy takes one of his looks at the world in 2015.

Sat 28 Mar

£15.50–£17.50 / 0844 871 7648

Illegal Eagles

Tribute band to the prolific Hotel California songsters.

Thu 9 Jul

£22–£39 / 0844 871 7648

Jackson Live In Concert: Amir Sharma: Michael Jackson Tribute

The tribute act performs pop and R&B covers by the late American star known as the King Of Pop.

Jerry Sadowitz: Card Tricks and Close Up Magic

Brushing aside his reputation for the offensive, Sadowitz is also an amazing magician and king of the sleight-of-hand.

Fri 27 Mar

£23.50 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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The Johnny Cash Roadshow

Cash tribute from singer/songwriter Clive John.

Wed 30 Sep

£20–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Magic: A Kind Of Queen

Long-running tribute to pomp rockers Queen.

Sat 23 May

£19.50–£36 / 0844 871 7648

Michelle McManus: Reality Reloaded

The presenter and singer treats audiences to a reloaded version of her Reality: The Musical show, featuring comedy, chat and – of course – plenty of songs.

Tue 24 Mar

£17.50 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is

Celebrating over 50 years of Motown music with tributes to The Four Tops and The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, the Jackson 5 and many more.

Fri 22 May

Paddy McGuinness

English comic actor and TV personality know for his work with Peter Kay and his innuendo laiden presenting on dating show Take Me Out. No likey, no lighty.

Fri 5 Feb 2016

£18.50–£26 / 0844 871 7648

£18.50–£41 / 0844 871 7648

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

TV comedy favourite Merton and his talented group of 'impro chums' (read: show offs) magically weave laughs from audience suggestions.

Mon 18 May

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Wed 29 Apr

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May

Spamalot

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: music)

The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from the Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.

Mon 1 Jun

£10.50–£50.50 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 2 Jun

£10.50–£47.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 3 Jun

£10.50–£47.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Stand Up for MND: #gordonsfightback

A host of comedians – including Frankie Boyle, Gary Little, Janey Godley and Patrick Monahan – get together to raise funds for Gordon Aikman, a 29 year old who has Motor Neuron Disease. In his own words, Gordon doesn't have much time, but is dedicated to raising funds towards working towards a cure for MND.

Mon 23 Mar

£16–£21 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Sat 28 Mar

£17 / 0844 871 7648

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Trevor Noah: The Racist

Sharp wit and intelligent commentary from the South African comic.

Mon 28 Sep

We've Only Just Begun: The Carpenters

Relive the magic of one of the greatest female voices in pop music history as Toni Lee becomes Karen Carpenter and sings over 22 hits.

Mon 15 Jun

Yer Granny

Riotous comedy about a Scots-Italian restaurateur family and their granny's proclivity for food. Adapted by Douglas Maxwell from Roberto La Cossa’s La Nona, Argentina’s favourite play. Featuring Jonathan Watson, Paul Riley and Maureen Beattie and Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch & Wry star Gregor Fisher.

Tue 26 May

£10–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 27 May

£10–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 28 May

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Comments & ratings

2. cork6 Dec 2010, 11:58am Report

went to see snow white and the seven dwarfs at the kings theatre last night...BRILLIANT.....all the cast were great.....thought it wouldn't be the same without gerrard.....but outstanding...although gerrard was sadly missed.....i liked how he was mentioned through the show...a tear in my thinking about him...but the cast did him proud i'm sure he's looking down on them and having a great time......well done again to cast....looking forward to next year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1. Aunty Mad30 Apr 2009, 3:30pm Report

We went last night to see The Witches of Eastwick one word sums it all up - FABULOUS - I was on a high the whole night right from Marti ran down the centre aisle to the standing ovation at the end. The whole cast were magnificent, well done to one and all.

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