King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

Glasgow King’s Theatre
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October 2019

Eddie Izzard – Wunderbar
Thu 3 – Sun 6 Oct 2019
Evening: 8pm
The comedian is going back to his roots with an all-new rather personal show which expands on his own very unique, totally surreal view of life, love, history and his ‘theory of the universe’. Book here.

9 To 5 The Musical
Tue 8 – Sat 12 Oct 2019
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Tumble outta’ bed and stumble along to the Edinburgh Playhouse for the return of Dolly Parton’s smash-hit musical, telling the story of three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss. Book here.

Rip It Up – The 70s
Tue 13 Oct 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
From the Producers of Rip it Up the 50s and 60s comes the greatest music decade ever! Join Olympic champion Louis Smith, Rachel Stevens (S Club 7), Melody Thornton (Pussycat Dolls) and Lee Ryan (Blue) for a groovy evening of singing & dancing. Book here.

Frankly Sinatra
Fri 18 Oct 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
The iconic music of Frank Sinatra is brought to life once again his way. Featuring the swing, the swagger and the velvet vocals of Frank Sinatra in concert, enjoy a not-to-be-missed evening with world renowned vocalist, David Alacey. Book here.

Into The Groove – The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna
Sat 19 Oct 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
This dazzling and colourful production features all of Madonna’s greatest hits such as Holiday, Like a Prayer, Papa Don’t Preach, Material Girl, Vogue, Music, Hung Up and many, many more! Book here.

The Illegal Eagles
Tue 20 Oct 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2019 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail… Book here.

All Shook Up
Wed 23 – Sat 26 Oct 2019
Wed/Thurs, Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat 2.30pm; Fri: 5.30pm & 8.30pm.
The Glasgow Light Opera Club with the 2004 American jukebox musical with music from the Elvis Presley songbook and with a book by Joe DiPietro. The musical premiered on Broadway in 2005. Book here.

November 2019

Motown The Musical
Tue 29 Oct – Sat 16 Nov 2019
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The songs. The sound. The story. The tale of Motown Records and the man who fought to create something more than just a record label and brought to us music that defined a generation. This is Motown the Musical! Book here.

Carole – The Music of Carole King
Tue 17 Nov 2019
Evening: 7pm.
A cast of the UK’s finest musicians, singers and dancers tell the story of the music of Carole King, from its early beginnings in New York, The Troubadour Club and the singer-songwriter movement of early 70’s California. Book here.

Rob Beckett – Wallop
Tue 19 Nov 2019
Evening: 8pm.
It’s been a busy few years for the Mouth of the South and he’s back on tour with a brand new stand up show and coming to see you to fill you in and make you laugh.  Book here.

Michael – The Magic of Michael Jackson
Wed 20 Nov 2019
Evening: 7.30pm.
A jaw-dropping and magical tribute to the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. As the largest touring tribute to Michael Jackson in the UK today, this award winning production features an incredible live band, stunning costumes, iconic dance routines and of course, the inimitable Ben. Book here.

Diversity – Born Ready ‘The 10 Year Anniversary Tour’
Fri 22 – Sat 23 Nov 2019
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat mat: 2pm.
Since winning the third series of Britain’s Got Talent, Diversity have taken the nation by storm! 2019 marks their 10 year Anniversary Tour, Born Ready! Book here.

December 2019

Jack and The Beanstalk
Sat 30 Nov 2019 – Sun 5 Jan 2020
Various times
Fresh from their trip to Old Peking, Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac will be back, swapping their magic carpet for Dame Trot’s farm to follow Jack and his family and climb a beanstalk of gigantic proportions to Cloudland in another unmissable family show. Book here.

January 2020

Circus of Horrors
Wed 8 Jan 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
The almighty cast that stormed into the finals of Britain’s Got Talent is now a West End & worldwide hit and will take you on a rock ‘n’ rollercoaster ride of unbelievable, bizarre & beautiful acts. Book here.

Beyond The Barricade
Thu 9 Jan 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
For 2020, this brand new 21st Anniversary Tour will include many of the songs that have made Beyond the Barricade the most popular musical theatre concert in the Country. Book here.

The Chicago Blues Brothers – A Night At The Movies
Fri 10 Jan 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Direct from London’s west end, join the Chicago Blues Brothers and their 11 piece band, for a brand new 2-hour all singing, all dancing hit parade bringing you the greatest movie anthems of all time, performed live in concert. Book here.

McCartney – The Songbook
Sun 12 Jan 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
With authentic costume and instrumentation complete with a fantastic live band, McCartney – The Songbook features over 40 monster hits including Band On The Run, Can’t Buy Me Love, Yesterday, Live and Let Die, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Hey Jude. Book here.

Billionaire Boy
Wed 15 – Sun 19 Jan 2020
Various times
Joe Spud is twelve years old and the richest boy in the country in this adaptation of David Walliams’ hit book. He has his own sports car, two crocodiles as pets and £100,000 a week pocket money – but he doesn’t have a friend. So he leaves his posh school and stars at the local comp… Book here.

Josh Widdicombe – Bit Much…
Saturday 25 January 2020
Evening: 8pm.
The he guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand new stand up tour. A show that will change your life and how you perceive your place in the world. Bit much? Fine, it’ll be a very funny night of grumbles and jokes in which Josh will finally tackle the hot comedy topics of advent calendars, pesto and the closing time of his local park. Book here.

February 2020

The King and I
Tue 28 Jan – Sat 8 Feb 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
The Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s great collaboration tours with a 50 strong cast and full orchestra. A sight to behold. Book here.

The Musical Box – A Genesis Extravaganza Part II
Mon 10 Feb 2020
Evening: 8pm
As the only band ever licensed and supported by Genesis and Peter Gabriel, The Musical Box presents a new, never performed show featuring the music of Trespass, Nursery Cryme, Foxtrot, Selling England by The Pound, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway, A Trick of the Tail and Wind & Wuthering. Book here.

Tue 11 – Sat 15 Feb 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Forget feel good, Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is feel great! Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story, from his meteoric rise to fame, to his final legendary performance at The Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. Book here.

Adam Kay – This is Going to Hurt
Sunday 16 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Award winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this ‘electrifying’ (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music. Book here.

The Woman in Black
Tue 18 – Sat 22 Feb 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black engages a skeptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story… Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Book here.

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman
Wed 26 Feb 2020
Evening: 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 loud as you want. Book here.

Respect – The Aretha Franklin Songbook featuring Cleopatra Higgins, Tanya Edwards and Cleo Stewart
Fri 28 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
The two-hour production directed by Racky Plews (Footloose, American Idiot) will take you on an uplifting musical journey as a powerful sermon is delivered throughout celebrating Aretha Franklin’s life and greatest hits. Book here.

The Rolling Stones Story
Sat 29 Feb 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Let’s Spend The Night Together in the company of Mick and the boys and you will experience a truly authentic Rolling Stones spectacle; complete with an awesome production, the finest musicians and the world’s No. 1 Mick Jagger lookalike Paul Ashworth. Book here.

March 2020

On Your Feet
Mon 2 – Sat 7 Mar 2020
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The inspiring true love story of Emilio and Gloria and charts their journey from its origins in Cuba, onto the streets of Miami and finally to international superstardom. Featuring all of their smash hits. Book here.

David Baddiel – Trolls: Not The Dolls
Sun 8 Mar 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Trolls – the terrible people who spend all day insulting and abusing strangers for no other reason than to fill the huge gaps in their souls. There is a common wisdom about how to deal with trolls: don’t, for goodness sake, encourage these people by replying to them. Book here.

Tue 10 – Sat 14 Mar 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
It’s murder putting on a new musical – literally! Jessica Cranshaw, star of the new Broadway-bound musical Robbin Hood, has been murdered on stage on opening night! Time to call in the detective… Book here.

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Tue 17 Mar 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.

Fascinating Aïda
Thu 19 Mar 2020
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.

Janey Godleys Soup Pot Tour
Wednesday 25 March 2020
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.

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Thu 26 Mar 2020
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.

Susie McCabe: Born Believer
Sat 28 Mar 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.

What’s Love Got To Do With It – A Tribute to Tina Turner
Sun 29 Mar 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.

Thriller Live
Mon 30 Mar – Sat 4 Apr 2020
Mon – Fri: 7.30pm; Sat: 4pm & 8pm.
Taking you on an electrifying visual and audio journey through the magic of Michael’s 45 year musical history, you’ll experience over two hours of non-stop hits from pop to rock, soul to disco. Book here.

April 2020

Tue 7 – Sat 25 Apr 2020
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.

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical
Tue 28 Apr – Sat 2 May 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Based on the Oscar-winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a battered old bus bound for the Outback to put on the show of a lifetime. Their epic journey is a heart-warming story of self-discovery, sassiness and acceptance. Book here.

May 2020

A Country Night in Nashville
Su 3 May 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.

Kevin Clifton & Joanne Clifton – Burn The Floor
Mon 4 May 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.

Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show
Tue 5/Wed 6 May 2020
Evenings: 7.30, Weds mat: 2.30pm.
25 years on, composer Bill Whelan has rerecorded his mesmerising soundtrack while producer Moya Doherty and director John McColgan have completely reimagined the ground-breaking show with innovative and spectacular lighting, projection, stage and costume designs. Book here.

The Greatest Hits of Motown – How Sweet It Is
Thu 7 May 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.

Ross Noble: Humournoid
Sat 9 May 2020
Evening: 8pm.
What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see it. This is it. Book here.

Matthew Bourne’s production of The Red Shoes
Tue 12 – Sat 16 May 2020
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Matthew Bourne’s triumphant adaptation of the legendary film returns. A tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion. Book here.

Lyric Club presents Legally Blonde
Tue 19 – Sat 23 May 2020
Tue – Thu: 7.30pm; Fri: 5.30pm, 8.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm, 7.30pm.
They Lyric Club follow the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal! Book here.

Menopause The Musical 2
Sun 24 May 2020
Two show: 4pm, 7pm.
The hysterical sequel to the smash-hit show Menopause The Musical®, we fast forward five years to catch up with the same four ladies as they set off on the high seas for tales of their lives, loves and losses. Book here.

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Tue 26 – Sat 30 May 2020
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.

Chris Ramsey
Sun 31 May 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Critically acclaimed comedian Chris Ramsey is hitting the road for his biggest ever stand-up tour in 2020. Book here.

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.

Derren Brown: Showman
Tue 23 – Sat 27 Jun 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.

July 2020

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.

October 2020

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.