- Telephone 02392 828282
- Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; closed Sun.
- Website www.kingsportsmouth.co.uk
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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80s Invasion Tour
Pop, rock and soul covers from the decade that favoured the mullet. Boogie to classics from Madonna, Duran Duran and Prince.
All Star 1960s
Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The Troggs, Badfinger, The Ivy League and The Pacemakers perform their hits.
All Star 60s Show
Relive the swinging 60s with performances from iconic bands Gerry & The Pacemakers, Brian Poole & The Tremeloes, The Troggs, Bad Finger and Ivy League.
AWARD-WINNING opera producer Ellen Kent returns after critically acclaimed tours of Madama Butterfly, Traviata and Rigoletto, bringing the heat and passion of Spain in this magnificent production of Carmen, inspired by Kent's childhood in Andalucia.
Cantando: Workshop (Ages 3-5)
Learn basic music theory and classic tunes.
Mon 14 Sep
Mon 21 Sep
Mon 28 Sep
Cantando: Workshop (Ages 8-16)
Learn chart-topping songs along with music theatre and songs from various genres.
Tue 8 Sep
Tue 15 Sep
Tue 22 Sep
Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler
The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.
David O'Doherty: We Are All in the Gutter but Some of us are Looking at David O'Doherty
Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.
Mon 5 Oct
Derek Acorah: Enlightenment
The Most Haunted medium calls upon the spirits of the dead in a dramatic stage show.
The man with the Stetson and the eye patch brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.
Ellen Kent's Tosca
Traditional setting of Puccini's opera mixing true love, torture and treachery.
The seven-piece performs rock and pop from the 1960s. With support from The Racketeers, The Bog Rolling Stones and The Southsea Skiffle Orchestra.
Freddie Flintoff: 2nd Innings
The cricketer shares his memories of the historic 2005 Ashes victory for the England team.
Heritage Open Day Tours
A detailed tour of the Kings Theatre and its history run by one of the Kings Theatre trust members, all of which have extensive knowledge about the building.
Thu 10 Sep
Fri 11 Sep
Sat 12 Sep
The Hollywood Special Effects Show
An opportunity to see how effects in films are created.
Thu 8 Oct
International Ocean Film Festival
A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.
The Irish House Party
An award-winning music and dance show celebrating the best of Irish culture.
The Lindisfarne Story
Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.
Marie Clarke: For The Love Of Dance
Dances will include songs from famous musicals and west end shows inclduing Fame, Gypsy, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Frozen.
Mister Maker & The Shapes Live UK Tour
The CBeebies arts and crafts hero embarks on his first ever live theatre tour in the UK.
Sat 3 Oct
Sun 4 Oct
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers
Powerful rhythms and theatrical choreography from the energetic drumming group.
National Gilbert And Sullivan Opera Company: HMS Pinafore
- Written by: W S Gilbert
The company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's comic operetta about unrequited love and class hierarchy.
Sat 5 Sep
£19.50–£27 / 02392 828282
One Night Of Elvis
In this brand new show for 2015, Europe's most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist- Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King- celebrating the entire career of the musical legend. This spectacular show begins with an authentic recreation of the groundbreaking '68 comeback special. The second half…
Peppa Pig's Surprise
Fun family show following the adventures of little Peppa Pig, who's having fun playing outside, but Mum and Dad have a surprise …
Tue 15 Mar 2016
- Written by: Claude-Michel Schonberg
One of the country's most popular crossover singers returns to the stage.
Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake
- Written by: Tchaikovsky
Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.
The Searchers have survived multiple line-up changes as well as a schism of People's Front of Judea-style bitterness, the echoes of which twang across the internet to this day. Longest-lasting original member John McNally leads the band that gave us 'Needles and Pins' and 'Sweets for my Sweet'.
Sing And Sign
Young children can learn signs and gestures to help them communicate, using action songs, props, pictures and toys in musical activities.
Thu 10 Sep
Thu 17 Sep
Sunset Boulevard: Portsmouth Players
Andrew Lloyd Webber's famous musical based on Billy Wilder's 1950 film.