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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May 2022

Tue 10 – Sat 14 May 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds Sat mats: 2.30pm.
The Pantheon Club present Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s take on the story of Eva Perón’s rags-to-riches life as she goes from poor provincial child to First Lady of Argentina. A champion of the working-class she uses popularity and politics to serve her people – and herself. Book here.

Dylan Moran
Sun 15 May 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm.
How can it be you have spent a whole ten minutes staring at a banana? These times have not been easy. We Got This is the brand new show from BAFTA and Perrier award winning comedian Dylan Moran. It promises to be a joyously furious romp through the frustration and folly of modern day life. Book here.

The ELO Experience
Wed 18 May 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra needs little introduction – suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet. The ELO Experience have been bringing the music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light orchestra to the live stage for over 12 years. Book here.

Diversity – Connected 2022
Thurs 19 – Sat 21 May 2022
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.

Tue 24 May – Sat 11 June 2022
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget. Book here.

June 2022

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Tue 14 – Sat 25 June 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Weds, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
The brand new London Palladium production of Joseph is touring to Edinburgh with Jason Donnovan as Pharaoh, and Jac Yarrow reprising his acclaimed turn as Joseph, in which he made is professional stage debut at the Paladium. Book here.

The Rocky Horror Show
Mon 27 Jun – Sat 2 Jul 2021
Mon – Thurs: 8pm; Fri/Sat: 5.30pm, 8.30pm.
Ready to thrill you and fun you, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical, directed by Richard Luscombe, is on tour again. Ode Oduba plays Brad to critical acclaim (It’s ★★★★★ Damn it!). So Damn it, Janet, get your Sweet Transvestite on and get ready for the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp.  Book here.

July 2022

Islands in the Stream
Sun 3 July 2022
Evening: 7.30.
Leave your ‘9 to 5’ worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty! This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny’s charisma and energy with hit after hit.. Book here.

Chris Ramsey
Mon 4/Tue 5 July 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Production rescheduled from 2020. Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour. Book here.

The Tommy Burns Story
Thurs 7 – Sat 9 July 2022
Thurs: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm & 7.30pm.
This is not a football play. It’s a play about an amazing man who happened to be a footballer: 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.

Alan Carr: Regional Trinket
Sunday 10/Monday 11 July 2022
Evening: 8pm.
It’s been four years since Alan last went on tour. From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm, a lot has changed since then, including Alan. Nowadays, it’s all about finding happiness and joy in the small things – why be a national treasure when you can be a Regional Trinket?!  Book here.

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Wed  13/Thurs 14 July 2022
Wed: 1pm & 4pm; Thurs: 10am & 1pm.
Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more! Book here.

Paul Smith: Changed
Fri 15/Sat 16 July 2022
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.

Russell Kane Live: The Essex Variant!
Sun 17 July 2022
Evening: 8pm.
Russell Kane with his gut-punch funny, searing, award-winning take on the two years we’ve just gone through. This high-octane show brings nuclear-energy belly laughs and pant-wetting observations which prove laughter really is the best medicine. Book here.

Dreamboats & Petticoats
Mon 18 – Sat 23 July 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Bobby & Laura, Norman, Sue & the gang get back together for the follow-on musical inspired by the million selling albums. Now, Bringing On Back The Good Times features the the same wit, charm, and songs from the golden era of Rock’n’ Roll. Book here.

The Carpenters Story
Sunday 24 July 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
A spectacular celebration of the classic songbook that made The Carpenters a legend in the world of popular music. This brand new show for 2020 once again features Claire Furley, with MD Phil Aldridge and The Carpenters Story Orchestra re-creating Richard Carpenter’s original orchestral arrangements. Book here.

Fascinating Aïda
Sat 30 July 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
They’re back – at last! 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.

Thriller Live
Mon 25 – Sat 30 July 2022 Tour postponed, new date TBA.

Into the Groove – Ultimate Tribute to Madonna
Sun 31 July 2022 
Evening: 7.30pm..
Recreating highlights from her breath-taking live tours, this dazzling and colourful production features all of Madonna’s greatest hits as it pays tribute to the classic songs, spectacular costumes and iconic dance routines that have earned her the title Queen of Pop. Book here.

August 2022

Mon 1 – Sat 6 Aug 2022
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. Book here.

Singin’ in the Rain
Mon 8 – Sat 13 Aug 2022
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
A smash-hit at Chichester and in the West End, Jonathan Church’s acclaimed production is back to make a splash. Andrew Wright’s high-energy choreography and Simon Higlett’s sumptuous set design combine with the charm, romance and wit of one of the world’s best- loved films. Book here.

Lost In Music – One Night at the Disco
Wed 24 Aug 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic. This show boasts a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals and is sure to have you dancing in the aisles. Book here.

Some Guys Have All the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story
Thurs 25 Aug 2022 
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.

UK Pink Floyd Experience
Fri 26 Aug 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Celebrating over 50 Years of one of rock music’s most influential bands, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert. Featuring top-flight musicians and complete with video projections, a stunning light show and, of course, over two hours of far out music. Book here.

Jack Dee – Off the Telly
Sat 27 August 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) in his new stand-up tour. “In these difficult and uncertain times people need hope – a ray of sunshine to brighten their day. And that’s very much where I come in” says the notoriously dour host of Radio 4’s, I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue. Book here.

The Rocket Man – A Tribute to Sir Elton John
Sun 28 Aug 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
A tribute to Multi-Grammy award-winning legend and superstar, Sir Elton John charting the rise to fame of one of the biggest selling artiste of all time. Combining breath-taking vocal and piano performances, flamboyant costumes, a dazzling light show – all accompanied by an outstanding band and backing vocals. Book here.

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

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

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.


April 2023

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.