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 30 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

All Star 1960s

Brian Poole And The Tremeloes, The Troggs, Badfinger, The Ivy League and The Pacemakers perform their hits.

Wed 21 Oct

£27.50 ( £25.50) / 02392 828282

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.

Wed 21 Oct

£27.50 (Members £25.50) / 02392 828282

Bizet Carmen

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.

Thu 1 Oct

£21–£28 / 02392 828282

Cantando: Workshop (Ages 3-5)

Learn basic music theory and classic tunes.

Mon 7 Sep

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Mon 14 Sep

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Mon 21 Sep

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Mon 28 Sep

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Cantando: Workshop (Ages 8-16)

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

Tue 8 Sep

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Tue 15 Sep

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Tue 22 Sep

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Tue 29 Sep

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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: 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.

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

Dr Hook

The man with the Stetson and the eye patch brings his incarnation of Dr Hook to town.

Wed 7 Oct

£28.50 ( £26.50) / 02392 828282

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Ellen Kent's Tosca

Traditional setting of Puccini's opera mixing true love, torture and treachery.

Fri 19 Feb 2016

£21.50–£28 / 02392 828282

The Fliks

The seven-piece performs rock and pop from the 1960s. With support from The Racketeers, The Bog Rolling Stones and The Southsea Skiffle Orchestra.

Sat 24 Oct

£10 / 02392 828282

Freddie Flintoff: 2nd Innings

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

Tue 20 Oct

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

Sun 13 Sep

The Hollywood Special Effects Show

An opportunity to see how effects in films are created.

Thu 8 Oct

£13.50–£15.50 ( £50) / 02392 828282

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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

The Irish House Party

An award-winning music and dance show celebrating the best of Irish culture.

Mon 19 Oct

£11–£21 / 02392 828282

The Lindisfarne Story

Former Lindisfarne members Ray Laidlaw and Billy Mitchell perform the songs of the folk-rock band, with stories of its history.

Thu 22 Oct

£18.50; £15.50 OAP mems (£16.50; £16.50) / 02392 828282

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.

Fri 30 Oct

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Sat 31 Oct

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Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers

Powerful rhythms and theatrical choreography from the energetic drumming group.

Sun 18 Oct

£20.50 (£17.50; £15.50) / 02392 828282

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.

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

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 …

Russell Watson

  • Written by: Claude-Michel Schonberg

One of the country's most popular crossover singers returns to the stage.

Tue 27 Oct

£38.50–£45 ( £36.50–£43) / 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.

Fri 6 Nov

£32 / 02392 828282

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

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

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Thu 17 Sep

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Thu 24 Sep

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Sunset Boulevard: Portsmouth Players

Andrew Lloyd Webber's famous musical based on Billy Wilder's 1950 film.

Tue 13 Oct

£13–£14 (Children £11–£12; £44–£48) / 02392 828282

Wed 14 Oct

£13–£14 (Children £11–£12; £44–£48) / 02392 828282

Thu 15 Oct

£13–£14 (Children £11–£12; £44–£48) / 02392 828282

…and 2 more dates until 17 Oct

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

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