King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

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

Performances suspended until Sunday 20 September.

The Glasgow King’s Theatre. Pic: ATG

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Cancelled and rescheduled shows:

ATG Theatres has suspended all performances at its theatres until Sunday 17 January 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All pantomimes have also been suspended until Christmas 2021.

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:

The King’s is still taking bookings for shows running from 15 February 2021.

December 2020

Sat 28 Nov 2020 – Sun 3 Jan 2021. Rescheduled to Christmas 2021.

January 2021

Ross Noble: Humournoid
Wed 6 Jan 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
The Greatest Hits of Motown – How Sweet It Is
Fri 8 Jan 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
The Carpenters Story
Saturday 9 January 2021. Rescheduled to August 2021
Let Me Entertain You
Sunday 10 Jan 2021. Not currently rescheduled.
Heathers the Musical
Tue 12 – Sat 16 Jan 2021. Not currently rescheduled.

February 2021

Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman
Monday 15 February 2021
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.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously
Tue 16 Feb 2021
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.

Paul Smith: Changed
Wed 17/Thurs 18 Feb 2021
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.

Menopause The Musical 2
Sat 20 Feb 2021
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.

Chris Ramsey
Sun 21 Feb 2021
Evening: 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 Dreamboys
Sunday 28 February 2021
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.

March 2021

School of Rock
Mon 8 – Sat 13 March 2021: Now playing Theatre Royal, March 2022.

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Mon 15 March 2021
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.

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Thu 18 March 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 March 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.

Jim Smith: Back to The Teuchter
Sun 21/Mon 22 March 2021
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.

Jerry Sadowitz
Wed 24 March 2021
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.

Susie McCabe: Born Believer
Thurs 25 March 2021
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.

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.

The Addams Family
Tue 30 Mar – Sat 3 April 2021
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.

April 2021

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory
Sun 18 April 2021 
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.

Mon 19 – Sat 24 April 2021
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.

Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Mon 19 – Sat 24 April 2021. Rescheduled to Theatre Royal, March 14-19 2022.

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.

Derren Brown: Showman
Tue 27 April – Sat 1 May 2021
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.

May 2021

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners
Sun 23 May 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Production rescheduled from Theatre Royal in 2020. Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns to theatres with an even bigger production. Book here.

Walk Right Back – The Everly Brothers Story
Mon 24 May 2021
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.

Alan Carr: Not Again, Alan!
Tue 25 and Wed 26 May 2021
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.

Into the Groove – Ultimate Tribute to Madonna
Thurs 27 May 2021
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.

Diversity – Connected 2021
Fri 28 – Sun 30 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.

The Rocket Man – A Tribute to Sir Elton John
Mon 31 May 2021
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.

June 2021

Kevin Clifton & Joanne Clifton – Burn The Floor
Tuesday 1 June 2021
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.

UK Pink Floyd Experience
Wednesday 2 June 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.

That’ll Be The Day
Thursday 3 June 2021
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.

Abba Mania
Friday 4 June 2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
A special concert presentation, which celebrates the music of ABBA “in a respectful and enjoyable way”, reviving special memories of when ABBA ruled the airwaves. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA Mania is for you! Book here.

Some Guys Have All the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story
Sun 13 June 2021
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.

Adam Kay – This is Going to Hurt (Secret Diaries of A Junior Doctor)
Mon 18 June 2021
Evenings: 8.30pm.
Award winning comedian Adam Kay returns for his fourth year at EdFringe to share entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this evening of stand-up and music. The accompanying book, This is Going to Hurt, will be available to purchase and for signature after the performance. Book here.

Mon 21 – Sat 26 June 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker, dreams of happiness in her life, but when a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated. Supported by workmates Becky and Dawn, she overcomes the challenges and finds that laughter, love and friendship can provide the perfect recipe for happiness. Book here.

July 2021

In The Air Tonight
Sunday 4 July  2021
Evening: 7.30pm.
A celebration of the work of Phil Collins. It’s an Easy Lover for any fan of the Genesis drummer, capturing the distinctive vocals and incredible instrumentals of the singer-songwriter. Two hours of non-stop classics brought to life by tribute artist Chris Hayward. Book here.

Thriller Live
Mon 5 – Sat 10 July 2021
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.

The Little Mix Experience
Sunday 11 July 2021
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
Sunday 11 July 2021
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.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Mon 26 – Sat 31 Jul 2021
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.

August 2021

The Carpenters Story
Sunday 1 August 2021
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.

What’s Love Got To Do With It – A Tribute to Tina Turner
Sun 8 Aug 2021
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.

Islands in the Stream
Sun 15 Aug 2021
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.

The Rocky Horror Show
Tue 17 – Sun 22 Aug 2021
Tue – Thurs: 8pm
Fri/Sat: 5.30pm & 8.30pm; Sun: 4pm.

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.

9 to 5 The Musical
Tue 24 – Sat 28 Aug 2021
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.

Bowie Experience
Sunday 29 August 2021
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.

Rock of Ages
Tue 31 Aug – Sat 4 Sept 2021
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 2021

Mon 13 – Sat 18 Sept 2021
Evenings: 7.30. Mats Weds, Sat: 2.30pm.
In the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s Chicago, housewife and nightclub dancer Roxie Hart murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her then hires Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids. Book here.

The Da Vinci Code
Mon 20 – Sat 25 Sept 2021: Now playing Theatre Royal, March 2022.

October 2021

A Country Night in Nashville
Sun 10 Oct 2021
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.

Les McKeown’s Bay City Rollers
Mon 11 Oct 2021
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.

Riverdance – The New 25th Anniversary Show
Wed 13 – Fri 15 Oct 2021
Evenings: 7.30, Fri 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.

Tommy Tiernan – Tomfoolery
Sun 31 October 2021
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.

December 2021

Sat 27 Nov 2021 – Sun 2 Jan 2022  
Evenings: 7pm; Matinees daily.
Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming. With Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac. Book here.

February 2022

My Best Friend’s Wedding – The Musical
Mon 31 Jan – Sat 5 Feb 2022
Evening Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Matinee Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Fiery food critic Julianne Potter has always turned her nose up at romance. It’s the reason she broke up with her sweetheart Michael O’Neal. When she hears he’s about to be married, she vows to win him back for good. Alexandra Burke stars in the Burt Bacharach-Hal David, Jukebox Musical.  Book here.

The Osmonds – A New Musical
Tue 15 – Sat 19 Feb 2022
Evening Mon – Sat: 7.30pm;
Matinee Wed, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.

Jukebox musical telling the official story by Jay Osmond about the five brothers from Utah who were pushed into the spotlight as children and went on with their younger siblings to create smash hits decade after decade Book here.

April 2022

The Commitments
Mon 11 – Sat 16 April 2022
Mon – Sat 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The fantastically feel good celebration of soul in an adaptation by Roddy Doyle of his own novel about the music fan who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced. Features over 20 soul classics performed live on stage. Book here.

May 2022

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.