- 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.
Abstract Dance & Performing Arts: Happily Ever After
The company presents a dance showcase featuring performers from Parent & Toddler, Pre-School, Infant and Primary classes.
Fri 24 Jul
£12 / 02392 828282
Abstract Dance & Performing Arts: Written In The Stars
The company presents a dance showcase featuring students from Junior, Senior, Graded, Vocational and Adult classes.
Fri 24 Jul
£12 / 02392 828282
All The Kings A Stage: Summer School 2015 (Ages 10-15)
Students will cover acting, singing, dancing and musical theatre. Budding young stars will be given the unique opportunity to learn performing arts skills with other students who share their passion for theatre.
Mon 10 Aug
Tue 11 Aug
Wed 12 Aug
The Basil Brush Show
Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.
Sun 19 Jul
Cantando: Workshop (Ages 3-5)
Learn basic music theory and classic tunes.
Mon 13 Jul
Mon 20 Jul
Cantando: Workshop (Ages 8-16)
Learn chart-topping songs along with music theatre and songs from various genres.
Tue 7 Jul
Tue 14 Jul
Tue 21 Jul
Classique School Of Dance: HMS Classique
The talented young students of the company presents a themed dance showcase.
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 Has Checked Everything
Armed with a teeny keyboard and an incredible wit, David presents his latest solo show of comedy and songs, the ledge.
Derek Acorah: Enlightenment
The Most Haunted medium calls upon the spirits of the dead in a dramatic stage show.
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'.
The ELO Experience
This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.
An Evening With Manic And Friends
Manic Stage Productions celebrates their 10th anniversary with a song-and-dance show in aid of charity. Acts include high-kicking showgirls, acrobats, singers and other local talent.
Freddie Flintoff: 2nd Innings
The cricketer shares his memories of the historic 2005 Ashes victory for the England team.
Give My Regards To Broadway: Classique School Of Dance
The school presents a dance showcase celebrating the best of Broadway.
Sun 5 Jul
£15 (£12; Children £8) / 02392 828282
House Of Burlesque
Joe Black is the gin-addled ringmaster of a provocative burlesque and cabaret show featuring Eliza Delite, Fancy Chance, Frank Sanazi, Delores Deluxe, Lolo Brow, Lilly Snatchdragon, Chi Chi Revolver and others.
International Ocean Film Festival
A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.
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.
Fri 10 Jul
£19.50 (£17.50) / 02392 828282
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
National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company: The Mikado
- Written by: W S Gilbert
A performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's tale of love set in the fictitious Japanese town of Titipu.
Fri 4 Sep
The Main Auditorium
£23.50–£27 ( £20.50–£24; £20.50–£24; Children £20.50–£24; Children £20.50–£24 under 15s) / 02392 828282
Oink: Summer School 2015 (Ages 7-12)
Drama course for youngsters, with a chance to showcase new skills in a performance at the end of the week.
Oink: Technical Summer School 2015 (Ages 10-16)
A week-long workshop culminating in a show.
Mon 27 Jul
Tue 28 Jul
Wed 29 Jul
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…
Deep Purple nad Led Zeppelin tribute acts on the same bill.
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'.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
The story of one of music's most compelling duos.
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 9 Jul
Thu 16 Jul
Thu 23 Jul
Summer Art School: Workshop (Ages 8-12)
Simon Whitcomb guides students to understand composition, drawing and painting skills whilst creating a cardboard theatre with working mechanisms.
Thank You For The Music
Double the tribute trouble.
That'll Be the Day
Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.
Guided tour behind the scenes.
Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior & The Aristocats Kids: The Academy Of Musical Theatre
A double bill of musicals: A 30-minute condensed version of Disney's The Aristocats by younger pupils followed by the main show.
Sat 11 Jul
£12 (£10) / 02392 828282
Timestep Academy Of Dance & Performing Arts: The Greatest Dance Of All
The talented students presents a dance showcase featuring ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary.
Sun 12 Jul
£11.50–£9.50 (£9.50–£7.50) / 02392 828282