Kings Theatre

Kings Theatre
Kings Theatre
Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2QJ

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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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There are 36 events at this location

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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.

Wed 2 Mar 2016

£34.50 / 02392 828282

Abstract Dance & Performing Arts: Happily Ever After

The company presents a dance showcase featuring performers from Parent & Toddler, Pre-School, Infant and Primary classes.

Abstract Dance & Performing Arts: Written In The Stars

The company presents a dance showcase featuring students from Junior, Senior, Graded, Vocational and Adult classes.

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

£150–£165 / 02392 828282

Tue 11 Aug

£150–£165 / 02392 828282

Wed 12 Aug

£150–£165 / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 14 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

£14 (Children £12) / 02392 828282

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Cantando: Workshop (Ages 3-5)

Learn basic music theory and classic tunes.

Mon 6 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Mon 13 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Mon 20 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

…and 6 more dates until 31 Aug

Cantando: Workshop (Ages 8-16)

Learn chart-topping songs along with music theatre and songs from various genres.

Tue 7 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Tue 14 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Tue 21 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

Classique School Of Dance: HMS Classique

The talented young students of the company presents a themed dance showcase.

Sun 5 Jul

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.

Wed 23 Sep

£23 / 02392 828282

Thu 24 Sep

£23 / 02392 828282

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.

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Derek Acorah: Enlightenment

The Most Haunted medium calls upon the spirits of the dead in a dramatic stage show.

Fri 25 Sep

£19.50 / 02392 828282

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'.

Mon 3 Aug

£25.50–£29 / 02392 828282

Tue 4 Aug

£25.50–£29 / 02392 828282

Wed 5 Aug

£25.50–£29 / 02392 828282

…and 3 more dates until 8 Aug

The ELO Experience

This tribute band recreates 'Mr Blue Sky' et al, probably with a more stable line-up than the real ELO.

Wed 22 Jul

£20 ( £18; £18; Children £18) / 02392 828282

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.

Sun 26 Jul

Freddie Flintoff: 2nd Innings

The cricketer shares his memories of the historic 2005 Ashes victory for the England team.

Tue 20 Oct

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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.

Sat 25 Jul

£15.50–£13.50 (£13.50–£11.50) / 02392 828282

International Ocean Film Festival

A selection of documentaries celebrating the beauty and power of the world's oceans.

Tue 22 Sep

£11 (£9.50) / 02392 828282

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

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

£13.50 (Children £10; £42) / 02392 828282

Sun 4 Oct

£13.50 (Children £10; £42) / 02392 828282

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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.

Mon 27 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

Tue 28 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

Wed 29 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jul

Oink: Technical Summer School 2015 (Ages 10-16)

A week-long workshop culminating in a show.

Mon 27 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

Tue 28 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

Wed 29 Jul

£150 / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 31 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…

Sat 12 Sep

The Main Auditorium

£21.50 ( £19.50; £19.50; Children £19.50; Children £19.50 under 15s) / 02392 828282

Purple Zeppelin

Deep Purple nad Led Zeppelin tribute acts on the same bill.

Fri 17 Jul

£17.50–£16.50 (£15.50–£14.50) / 02392 828282

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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

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'.

Wed 30 Sep

£20 ( £18) / 02392 828282

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The story of one of music's most compelling duos.

Wed 8 Jul

£19–£17 (£17–£15) / 02392 828282

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

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Thu 16 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

Thu 23 Jul

Phone for prices / 02392 828282

…and 5 more dates until 27 Aug

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.

Tue 25 Aug

£125 / 02392 828282

Wed 26 Aug

£125 / 02392 828282

Thu 27 Aug

£125 / 02392 828282

Fri 28 Aug

£125 / 02392 828282

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Thank You For The Music

Double the tribute trouble.

Sat 26 Sep

£22.50 ( £21.50; £21.50; Children £21.50; Children £21.50 under 15s) / 02392 828282

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.

Sat 15 Aug

Main Auditorium

£22–£25 / 02392 828282

Theatre Tours

Guided tour behind the scenes.

Sat 1 Aug

£6 (Children £1) / 02392 828282

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.

Timestep Academy Of Dance & Performing Arts: The Greatest Dance Of All

The talented students presents a dance showcase featuring ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary.

The Young Irish Tenors: Rhythm of the Dance

Irish dance at its most thrilling, with beautiful costumes, experienced dancers and high production values.

Tue 7 Jul

£22 / 02392 828282

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