King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

Glasgow King’s Theatre
297 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JN

The Glasgow King’s Theatre. Pic: ATG

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August 2022

Rock of Ages
Tue 30 Aug – Sat 3 Sept 2022
Tue – Thurs: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm, 8.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm, 7.30pm. 
Here we go again! The smash hit musical is back in the UK. Rock of Ages is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the dreams are as big as the hair, and yes, they can come true! Book here.

September 2022

Al Murray’s Gig For Victory
Sun 11 Sept 2022  
Evening: 7.30.
As the dust settles and we emerge blinking into the dawn of a new year, the men and women of this great country will need answers. Answers that they know they need, answers to questions they never knew existed. Who better to show the way than Al Murray The Pub Landlord? Book here.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Tue 13 – Sat 17 Sept 2022
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
The story of Carole King’s rise to stardom, from hawking her songs at 1650 Broadway, to creating hit songwriting team with Gerry Goffin, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Book here.

That’ll Be The Day
Sunday 25 Sept 2022
Evening: 7pm.
This very special edition of the show presents the most popularly requested songs, impressions and comic sketches from over 33 years of touring. Book here.

The Cher Show
Tue 27 Sept – Sat 1 October 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matines Wed, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
See news: Cher Show for Edinburgh.
From a young kid with big dreams, to the dizzying heights of global stardom, The Cher Show uses 35 of her hits to tell the incredible story of Cher’s meteoric rise to fame, flying in the face of convention at every turn. Directed by Arlene Phillips and choreographed by Oti Mabuse.  Book here.

October 2022

Joanne McNally: Prosecco Express
Thurs 6 October 2022 
Evening: 8pm.
Joanne revisits her irreverent and critically acclaimed show The Prosecco Express. Due to a relentless ageing process, she is suddenly in her late thirties with no husband, no kids, no pension and no plan. She is full of questions and is on a mission to solve absolutely nothing.  Book here.

Majesty – A Tribute to Queen
Fri 7 October 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Queen tribute band, Majesty have been entertaining audiences across the world for 10 years with the electrifying, energetic stage show tribute to the greatest Rock band in the world. Book here.

Sing-a-Long-a Encanto
Sat 8 October 2022
Two shows: 12.30pm & 4.30pm.
Gather la Familia! It’s time to celebrate something truly magical… From the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-Long-a Frozen, the brand new smash hit film musical of 2021 about the Family Madrigal with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing. Book here.

Mon 10 – Sat 22 October 2022
Mon – Sat: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
See Æ news: Dreamgirls on Sale.
Meet The Dreams – Effie, Lorrell and Deena – three talented young singers in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music history. Staring Nicole Raquel Dennis as Effie in an extraordinary story with unforgettable, spine-tingling vocals that send audiences wild. Book here.

Grease (Glasgow Light Opera Club)
Tue 25 – Sat 29 October 2022
Evenings: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
From the talented company that brought you All Shook Up in 2019, Glasgow Light Opera Club are finally back at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow following our break thanks to the Pandemic and are proud to be able to present the award-winning musical, Grease. Book here.

November 2022

Tue 1 – Sat 5 November 2022
Evenings: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
An absurdly funny new play by Ian Hislop and Nick Newman that delves into the inner workings of Spike Milligan, one of our most unique and brilliantly irreverent comedy minds whose genius scripted The Goon Show. Book here.

Robert Plant presents Saving Grace featuring Suzi Dian
Sun 6 November 2022
Doors: 7pm.
The opening track of Saving Grace’s set, Undone In Sorrow, illustrates perfectly the nature of the evening’s performance; the impact of sensitive arrangements and dynamics that can be produced when a talented cooperative congregate. Book here.

Pride and Prejudice (Sort of)
Mon 7 – Sat 12 November 2022
Evenings: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Direct from the West End, but created in Glasgow, Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) is a unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story. Men, money and microphones will be fought over in this irreverent but affectionately pop-tastic adaptation, where the stakes couldn’t be higher when it comes to romance. Book here.

Sister Act
Mon 14 – Sat 19 November 2022
Mon – Sat: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming immediately prior to its record breaking London run, re-imagined for the 21st century and starring Brenda Edwards (Hairspray, Chicago, Loose Women) in the specially rewritten role of Deloris Van Cartier. Book here.

November/December 2022

Beauty and the Beast
Sat 26 Nov – Sat 31 Dec 2022
Mon – Sat: 7.30; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac star in this year’s Beauty of a panto. Dreaming of a happier life, the beautiful Belle finds herself transported to a cursed castle and held captive by a hideous beast. To her surprise, the castle is full of magical characters placed under a spell by an evil enchantress. Book here.

January 2023

The Bodyguard
Sat 28 Jan – Sat 4 February 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm
The smash-hit musical is back. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge–what they don’t expect is to fall in love. Book here .

February 2023

The Girls Bathroom – Live
Wed 15 February 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
It’s a place we all know to be full of girl chat and gossip, and the place you often confide in girls you’ve never even met before! Every Wednesday, Sophia & Cinzia’s hit podcast discusses everything from girl talk and boy talk to friendships and relationships dramas. Book here.

Vampires Rock
Sat 18 February 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Now in its 20th year Vampires Rock Starring Steve Steinman returns to the King’s Theatre, Glasgow with an incredible cast of singers, dancers and musicians. With a tongue-in-cheek and laugh out loud storyline, it’s a show like no other. Book here.

The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Tue 21 – Wed 22 Feb 2023
Tue: 1pm, 4pm; Wed: 10.30am 1pm.
A musical play adapted and directed by David Wood, based on the book by Judith Kerr direct from a smash-hit West End season. Book here.

Death Drop – Back In The Habit
Thurs 23 – Sat 25 February 2023
Thurs: 7pm; Fri/Sat: 5pm & 8.30pm
Death Drop is Back In the Habit with the killer drag murder mystery Nun of you asked for… A gaggle of fabulous Nuns are trapped in their convent with a serial slayer slashing their way through the Sisters in this all new follow up to the five-star, smash hit West End comedy. Book here.

March 2023

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, (PMOS)
Tue 28 Feb – Sat 4 Mar 2023
Evening: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Paisley Musical & Operatic Society take on the most phantasmagorical story of inventor Caractacus Pots and his flying car, based on the film of the same name. Book here.

Demon Dentist
Thurs 9 – Sat 11 March 2023
Thurs: 1.30 & 5.30pm; Fri: 10.30am & 5.30pm: Sat: 2.30 & 6.30pm
Strange things are happening in Alfie’s town! Children are leaving their teeth for the tooth fairy and waking up to find horrible things under their pillow! Alfie and his friend Gabz are determined to get to the bottom of the mystery – but no-one could have dreamed what they’ll discover, when they come face to face with the Demon Dentist herself! Book here.

April 2023

Dave Gorman: Powerpoint to the People
Sat 22 April 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
The man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, Powerpoint To The People Book here.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously
Sun 30 April 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Named by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph’s many ambitious endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the very limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration with an unparalleled story to tell. Book here .

May 2023

The Mousetrap
Mon 1 – Sat 6 May 2023
Evening Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinee Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Agatha Christie’s who-dunnit has become the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre. The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? Book here.

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners
Sun 7 May 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres in 2023 with a brand production for its incredible 5th Anniversary tour, telling  the story of a career spanning 50 years. Book here.

Fisherman’s Friends – The Musical
Tue 9  – Sat 13 May 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
The true story of the Cornish chart topping buoy band. Based on the true story of the chart-topping Cornish singing sensations and their hit 2019 movie, this is a feel-good voyage about friendship, community and music which smashed box office records in Cornwall. Book here.

The King and I
Tue 16 – Sat 20 May 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
The multi award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I returns to the UK, following its critically-acclaimed sold out season at The London Palladium. The greatest musical from the golden age of musicals – with one of the finest scores ever written. Book here.

Hey Duggee
Thurs 25 – Sat 27 May 2023
Thurs, Fri: 10.30am, 2pm; Sat: 10am, 1pm.
HEY DUGGEE THE LIVE THEATRE SHOW is going to be HUGE and will feature Duggee, the Squirrels plus many more of your favourite characters! Betty wants to make costumes, Happy wants to sing, Tag wants to make music, Norrie wants to dance, Roly wants jelly and they all want you to join them at the Clubhouse. Book here.

June 2023

Mon 29 May – Sat 3 June 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
In 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Book here.

The Stamping Ground
Tue 13 – Sat 17 June 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
An uplifting new musical, featuring the songs of Runrig. Euan and Annie return home seeking a fresh start for their teenage daughter. But there’s a heatwave in the Highlands and they soon find themselves lost in this once familiar place, now filled with more tourists than residents.. Book here.

The Tommy Burns Story
Fri 7 – Sat 8 July 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll sing a few songs. Celebrating the life of the man who grew up in the Calton, before going on to play for and manage his beloved Glasgow Celtic. The self-proclaimed “supporter who got lucky”. Book here.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tue 29 Aug – Sat 2 Sept 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
Neil Gaiman’s thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship, is a five-star spectacular from the English National Theatre which blends magic with memory in a tour-de-force of storytelling that takes audiences on an epic journey to a childhood once forgotten and the darkness that lurks at the very edge of it. Book here.