King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

Glasgow King’s Theatre
297 Bath St, Glasgow G2 4JN
Website: www.atgtickets.com/venues/kings-theatre/

Performances suspended until Sunday 31 May.

The Glasgow King’s Theatre. Pic: ATG

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2020

ATG Theatres has suspended all performances at its theatres until Sunday 31 May 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Glasgow King’s staff will be contacting all affected ticket holders with options regarding their bookings. Tickets for rescheduled shows are valid for the new date.

Full details and FAQs are here: www.atgtickets.com/coronavirus-info.

The King’s is still taking bookings for shows running after May 31 2020.

Cancelled and rescheduled shows:

2020
March 2020

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Tue 17 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Sun 18 October
Fascinating Aïda
Thu 19 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Fri 19 Mar, 2021
Jerry Sadowitz
Fri 20 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Sun 25 Oct 2020
Jim Smith: Back to The Teuchter
Sat 21 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Mon 28/Tue 29 Sept 2020
Janey Godleys Soup Pot Tour
Wednesday 25 March 2020 Rescheduled to Fri 26/Sat 27 March 2021.
Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Thu 26 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Thursday 18 Mar 2021
Susie McCabe: Born Believer
Sat 28 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Sunday 27 Sept 2020
What’s Love Got To Do With It – A Tribute to Tina Turner
Sun 29 Mar 2020 Rescheduled to Tuesday 22 September 2020.

April 2020

MAMMA MIA!
Tue 7 – Sat 25 Apr 2020 Currently not re-scheduled.
Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical
Tue 28 Apr – Sat 2 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.

May 2020

A Country Night in Nashville
Sunday 3 May 2020 Rescheduled: Tue 28 July 2020.
Kevin Clifton & Joanne Clifton – Burn The Floor
Monday 4 May 2020 Rescheduled to Thursday 9 July 2020.
Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show
Tue 5/Wed 6 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
The Greatest Hits of Motown – How Sweet It Is
Thu 7 May 2020 Rescheduled to Thursday 30 July 2020.
The Rocket Man – A Tribute to Sir Elton John
Fri 8 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
The McDougalls: Safari Adventure
Sat 9 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Sat 9 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes
Tue 12 – Sat 16 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Lyric Club presents Legally Blonde
Tue 19 – Sat 23 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Menopause The Musical 2
Sun 24 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Tue 26 – Sat 30 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.
Chris Ramsey
Sun 31 May 2020 Not currently rescheduled.

June 2020

Room on the Broom
Thu 4 – Sat 6 Jun 2020
Thurs – Sat 1.30pm; Fri/Sat: 11am.
The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers – a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a frantic frog. But this broomstick’s not meant for five… Book here.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Mon 8 – Sat 13 Jun 2020
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Jamie New is sixteen and lives on a council estate in Sheffield. Jamie doesn’t quite fit in. Jamie is terrified about the future. Jamie is going to be a sensation. Supported by his brilliant loving mum and surrounded by his friends, Jamie overcomes prejudice, beats the bullies and steps out of the darkness, into the spotlight. Book here.

Let Me Entertain You
Sunday 14 June 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Be captivated by the world of our greatest pop star Robbie Williams in this full stage production, celebrating the music of our UK born icon with huge stage sets, a host of talented musicians, state of the art video and that hint of Robbie magic. Book here.

Annual Showcase 2020
Fri 19 – Sat 20 Jun 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Fri: 1.30pm, Sat: 2pm..
The Dance School of Scotland returns to the Kings Theatre. Taking inspiration from ‘the 20s’ – from 1020 to 2020 and everything in between, the show will showcase the talents of its 65 pupils from across Scotland in ballet, contemporary, jazz – ending in a rip roaring 1920s extravaganza! Book here.

That’ll Be The Day
Sunday 21 June 2020
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.

Derren Brown: Showman
Tue 23 – Sat 27 June 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm;Sat: 2.30pm.
With his first brand new theatre show in five years, Derren Brown returns to astonish and amaze audiences up and down the country. The content of Showman remains a closely-guarded secret, but if you’ve seen him before, you know you’re in for a powerhouse treat! Book here.

Walk Right Back – The Everly Brothers Story
Sun 28 June 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
From the Producers of That’ll be the Day, the show tells the story of the most successful duo of all time – The Everly Brothers. Follow the brothers’ rise to fame, through their decade-long feud to the glorious reunion that gave them back to the world, and back to each other. Book here.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously
Mon 29 June 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ many 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. Now he offers a personal journey through his life, from his early years to the present day. Book here.

July 2020

Paul Smith: Changed
Fri 3/Sat 4 July 2020
Evenings: 8pm.
A lot has changed for Paul in recent years. Join him for his 3rd and largest ever tour of the UK and Ireland as he once again mixes sharp, hilarious stories from his life with his trademark off the cuff wit. Book here.

Kevin Clifton & Joanne Clifton – Burn The Floor
Thursday 9 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Kevin Clifton is back with the Burn the Floor cast in 2020…and this time he will be joined by his sister Joanne Clifton! The famous siblings will tour together for the very first time and will play on their individual successes in an ‘Anything You Can Do…’ inspired theme. Book here.

Bowie Experience
Friday 10 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert featuring all of David Bowie’s hits – celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon. An unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie’s golden years from Space Oddity through to Let’s Dance. Book here.

The Little Mix Experience
Saturday 11 July 2020
Matinee only: 2pm.
Four hugely talented girls pay tribute to the UK’s finest girl-band with breath-taking dance moves, replica costumes and some of the finest vocals in the UK. This is a high-energy show from beginning to end, packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits – and it’s suitable for all ages! Book here.

Believe – The Cher Songbook
Saturday 11 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Experience the ultimate tribute to Cher with dazzling costume changes and outstanding musicianship in this turns back time to celebrate the Goddess of Pop, Cher. An exhilarating show sensationally recreating all her hits, the hair, the costumes from her breathtaking career spanning six decades. Book here.

The Frock Fairies in Sleeping (with) Beauty
Sunday 12 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
The heat is rising this Summer as Adult Pantomime debuts in Glasgow – can you handle this?! Think Dream Girls meets Destiny’s Child as Baga Chipz, Divina De Campo and Blu Hydrangea, best known from Series 1 of Drag Race UK headline ‘Sleeping (with) Beauty’ as The Frock Fairies. Book here.

Once
Mon 13 – Sat 18 Jul 2020
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Broadway and West End hit musical telling the uplifting yet yearning story of a part-time Dublin guitarist busker (who works by day in his dad’s Hoover repair shop) who falls unexpectedly in love with a young Czech immigrant fellow musician. Book here.

A Country Night in Nashville
Tue 28 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
With songs including Ring Of Fire, Crazy, Sweet Home Alabama, Don’t Rock The Jukebox, Need you Now, 9-5, Don’t Worry Baby to name just a few, this incredible celebration of Country music is a night not to be missed. Book here.

The Greatest Hits of Motown – How Sweet It Is
Thu 39 July 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Now in its 18th successive year, this stunning 100% live show combine’s first class music together with slick choreography and an amazing band. Book here.

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory
Fri 31 July 2020 
Evening: 7.30.
The year is 2020. The world stands on the brink. Turmoil is the norm. Questions have been asked and none answered. What we need is one man, to step forward, one man with all the answers. Well you’re in luck, ladies and gentlemen – he’s here and he’s touring the nation. Book here.

August 2020

The Dreamboys
Saturday 1 August 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Are the Dreamboys Too Hard To Resist? Let them tease, tantalise and sweep you off your feet as you and your friends enjoy the raunchiest night out of the year. Think chiselled torsos, high-energy dance routines and boy-next-door seduction that will leave your heart pounding. Book here.

Footloose
Mon 3 – Sat 8 August 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
City boy Ren thinks life is bad enough when he’s forced to move to a rural backwater in America. But his world comes to a standstill when he arrives at Bomont to find dancing and rock music are banned. Gareth Gates stars as loveable cowboy Willard Book here.

Some Guys Have All the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story
Sun 9 Aug 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
50 years on from the release of Rod’s first album, Some Guys Have All The Luck – The Rod Stewart Story is back in theatres in 2019 with a brand new show, bringing to the stage a fantastic live concert celebration. Book here.

Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman
Sunday 23 August 2020
Two shows: 2pm & 7pm.
Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron and hiss Rebecca Ferguson as you experience The Greatest Showman in the greatest way possible – with lyrics on the screen so you can join in as loudly as you want. Book here.

The Addams Family
Tue 25 – Sat 29 August 2020
Evenings: 7.30; Weds, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, is all grown up and has a shocking secret that only Gomez knows and about which cherished Morticia in the dark. Join them, Uncle Fester, Lurch, Pugsley and more for a heart‐warming story of love, family and friendship… with a spooky kooky twist! Book here.

A Night at the Musicals
Sun 30 August 2020
Evening: 6pm.
The maker of Girls’ Night Oot! present an evening of the best songs from the most popular West End and Broadway shows brought to you by a first-class professional cast. Songs from Les Miserables, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, and many more. Book here.

September 2020

Bring It On
Tue 1 – Sat 5 Sept 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mat, Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
Cheer-royalty and newly crowned Squad Captain, Campbell, should be embarking on her most cheertastic senior year at Truman High School. But when she’s forced to move to the neighbouring hard-knock Jackson High, Campbell fears her life is over. Book here.

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers
Sun 6 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
A unique voyage back to the 1970s, when The Bay City Rollers ruled the world’s pop charts and their music became the soundtrack for a generation of teenagers. Les brings back the all the thrill and excitement of Rollermania, with all the original hits including Bye Bye Baby, Shang-a-Lang, Remember, Summerlove Sensation and Give A Little Love Book here.

9 to 5 The Musical
Tue 8 – Sat 12 Sept 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds/Thurs, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
Tumble outta’ bed and stumble to Dolly Parton’s rip-roaring musical telling the story of three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Book here.

The Sound of Music
Tue 15 – Sat 19 Sept 2020
Tue – Sat: 7:30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
TSP are delighted to bring the much-loved musical, The Sound of Music, to the King’s Theatre. Set in 1938, on the eve of WW2, The Sound of Music tells the story of Maria, a governess employed to care for seven motherless while she decides whether or not to become a nun. Book here.

UK Pink Floyd Experience
Sunday 20 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30.
Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the Floyd in concert. Featuring top-flight musicians and complete with video projections, a stunning light show and of course, over 2 hours of incredible music! Book here.

What’s Love Got To Do With It – A Tribute to Tina Turner
Tue 22 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
A night of high energy, feel-good rock-and-roll featuring Tina’s greatest hits performed by the amazing vocal talent of Elesha Paul Moses (Whitney – Queen Of The Night, The Voice, X Factor) supported by full live band. Book here.

Barry Steele & Friends – The Roy Orbison Story
Wednesday 23 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
An upbeat night of solid gold 60’s hits and 80’s contemporary genius celebrating the musical legacy of The Big O and his friends. Barry Steele is joined on stage by the sensational guest pianist Boogie Williams as they present original material written – but never sung – by Roy Orbison. Book here.

Sill Gaun
Thursday 24 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Join lifelong friends Paul, Jane and Mark for an evening of fun, laughter and memories of the hit show with an opportunity for you, the audience, to ask anything you’ve ever wanted about the iconic multi-award winning Still Game! Book here.

Alan Carr: Not Again, Alan!
Fri 25 and Sat 26 Sept 2020
Evenings: 8pm.
It’s been four years since Alan last went on tour, and in that time he’s managed to find himself in all sorts of dramas. Between his star-studded wedding day and becoming an accidental anarchist, from fearing for his life at border control to becoming a reluctant farmer, three words spring to mind…Not again, Alan! Book here.

Susie McCabe: Born Believer
Sun 27 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Susie looks at life in her own unique way, and in her 40th Year she has decided to (try) leaving the cynicism behind and being the all new positive Susie (optimistic at best, positive is pushing it). Book here.

Jim Smith: Back to The Teuchter
Mon 28/Tue 29 Sept 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
It’s Countryfile meets The Only Way Is Essex as Jim hits the stage using characters, regional accents and impressions to help explain to city slickers what the outside world looks like through the eyes of those that ‘bide up the glen’. Book here.

October 2020

The 13-Storey Treehouse
Thu 1 – Sat 3 Oct 2020
Daily: 1.30pm; Also Thu: 4.30pm, Fri: 10.30am, Sat: 10am.
The one and only, super-famous, ultra-brilliant The 13-Storey Treehouse is now a stage show…. But there’s just one problem – Andy and Terry have forgotten to write it! Where will they find flying cats, a mermaid, a sea monster, an invasion of monkeys and a giant gorilla? Book here.

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Sun 18 Oct 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Ever the trouper – John returns to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival to regale audiences with an evening of his classic songs (plus new ones and hilarious ‘back’ stories), pausing only to reapply his deep heat rub! Book here.

Hairspray the Musical
Mon 19 – Sat 24 Oct 2020
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
It’s Baltimore, 1962 where Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, is on a mission to follow her dreams and dance her way onto national TV. Book here.

Jerry Sadowitz
Sun 25 Oct 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Sadowitz returns with his whacky impressions of Greta Thunberg, Frankie Boyle and deep vein thrombosis. He also promises to do less hate fuelled swearing and focus more on faux liberal pish in order to appeal to the middle class and their disposable income and personalities. Book here.

Blood Brothers
Tue 27 – Sat 31 Oct 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; matinees Weds/Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
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Willy Russell’s legendary musical tells the captivating and moving tale of twins separated at birth, who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with tragic consequences. Booking opens 10am Fri 31 January 2020.

November 2020

Tommy Tiernan – Tomfoolery
Sun 1 November 2020
Evening: 8pm.
The now 50 year old comedian is back onstage with an exhilarating mix of the highly personal and flamboyant storytelling that audiences have come to love. Age has not dulled him, in fact he seems more full of fire and mischief now than he ever was. Book here.

Slava’s Snow Show
Wed 4 – Sun 8 Nov 2020
Evenings Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Thurs, Sat/Sun: 2.30pm.
The multi award-winning international sensation returns by popular demand. This truly unique theatrical adventure is filled with heart, humour and stunning spectacle. A wonder of a show that is equally enjoyed by adults and families alike. Book here.

Bat Out Of Hell – The Musical
Tue 10 – Sat 21 November 2020
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Strat, the forever young leader of rebellious gang ‘The Lost’, falls in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler of Obsidian, in the jukebox musical based on the anthems of Jim Steinman and MeatLoaf. Book here.

December 2020

Cinderella
Sat 28 Nov 2020 – Sun 3 Jan 2021  
Evenings: 7pm; Matinees daily.
Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming. Book here.

2021
March 2021

School of Rock
Mon 8 – Sat 13 March 2021
Evenings: 7.30, Weds mat: 2.30pm.
Wannabe rock star Dewey Finn poses as a substitute music teacher at an elite prep school, exposing his students to the rock gods he idolises, transforming them into a mind‐blowing rock band. Book here.

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Thu 18 Mar 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
Tornado questions Stew’s position in the comedy marketplace; Snowflake questions Stew’s worth in a society demolishing the liberal values he has been keen to espouse in a fairy-tale landscape of winter wonder. Book here.

Fascinating Aïda
Fri 19 Mar 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
With a selection of old favourites, songs you haven’t heard before and some you wish you’d never heard in the first place. The songs are hilarious and topical – the glamour is unstoppable. Book here.

Larry Dean – Fudnut
Saturday 20 March 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominee and star of Live At The Apollo returns with a brand new hour of confessional storytelling. Book here.

Janey Godleys Soup Pot Tour
Fri 26/Sat 27 March 2021
Evening: 7.30pm
So, tell all the Sandra’s, Big Frank and all the lassies fresh from Zumba to grab the soup pot and get ready for the Queen of Scottish Comedy coming to the Glasgow International Comedy Festival! Book here.

April 2021

Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Mon 19 – Sat 24 April 2021
Evenings: 7.30; Matinees Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Directed by dancer, choreographer, theatre director Strictly judge and occasional drag artiste: Craig Revel Horwood, Baz Luhrmanns’s musical adaptation of his 1992 movie features over 20 world class performers. Book here.

May 2021

Diversity – Connected 2021
Fri 28/Sat 29 May 2021
Evenings: 7.45, Mat, Sat: 2.30pm..
To take them into the new decade of Diversity,choreographer Ashley Banjo has created a new show, Connected, which centres around the world of social media, the internet, and the digital era we now live in, but more importantly how this connects us all. Book here.

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