King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

Glasgow King’s Theatre
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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.

Foil, Arms & Hog – Swines
Sunday 23 Feb 2020
Evening: 8pm.
Ireland’s top sketch trio are back on tour with their new show Swines. With over 100 million hits, the group are best known for their online sketches, but it’s the live show where they really shine. Book here.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020
Tue 25 February 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
Join the world’s best adventure film-makers as they push themselves to the limits in the most remote and stunning corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats, life-affirming challenges and mind-blowing cinematography – all on the big screen! 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.

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.

Stand Up Against MND
Mon 16 Mar 2020
Evening: 7.30pm.
A galaxy of comedy stars come together to raise funds for MND Scotland. Previous line ups include Kevin Bridges, Frankie Boyle, Stewart Francis, Fred MacAulay, Susan Calman and Romesh Ranganathan. 2020 line up to be announced, early booking advised! 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.

Jerry Sadowitz
Fri 20 Mar 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.

Jim Smith: Back to The Teuchter
Sat 21 Mar 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.

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.

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.

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.

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John
Tue 30 June 2020
Evening: 8pm.
It has been a while, but the multi-award winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show. In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod. Almost all of it s**t. And just when he thought he’d hit rock bottom, he met a bloke… called John 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.

August 2020

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.


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.

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.

November 2020

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

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.

March 2021

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.

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.