King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

Glasgow King’s Theatre
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June 2023

Mon 29 May – Sat 3 June 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
In 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she’s chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Book here.

Frankie Boyle – Lap of Shame
Mon 5 June 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Frankie Boyle’s on tour. Buy a ticket, because by the time he arrives, the currency will be worthless and you and your neighbours part of a struggling militia that could probably use a few laughs. Book here.

My Therapist Ghosted Me
Wed 7/Thurs 8 June 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Extra dates for Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally’s hilarious, chart-topping and award-winning podcast, My Therapist Ghosted Me, on their UK tour. Book Here.

Fri 9 June 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
The gamer, comedian and writer Tom Simons aka TommyInnit has over 50 million subscribers across his channels and surpassed one billion views on YouTube at the age of just 17. Tom is adored by fans around the world for his chaotic comedy and wild adventures. Book here.

The Stamping Ground
Tue 13 – Sat 17 June 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
An uplifting new musical, featuring the songs of Runrig. Euan and Annie return home seeking a fresh start for their teenage daughter. But there’s a heatwave in the Highlands and they soon find themselves lost in this once familiar place, now filled with more tourists than residents.. Book here.

Into the Groove – The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna
Wed 21 June 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
Recreating highlights from her breath-taking live tours, this show pays tribute to the classic songs, spectacular costumes and iconic dance routines that have earned Madonna the title Queen of Pop. Book here.

Dear Billy
Thurs 22 – Sat 24 Jun 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Æ review: ★★★★★ Joyous
Billy Connolly needs no introduction. He is a national treasure. From the shipyards of the Clydeside to his trailblazing and extraordinary stage and movie exploits, he is woven into Scottish culture. Everyone has a Billy story, now the NTS has turned these stories into a special show celebrating the Big Yin and what he means to us. Book here.

Pop Princesses
Sun 25 June 2023
One show: 2pm.
The children’s pop concert with a big difference. A musical spectacular starring four fabulous Fairy tale Princesses who just love to sing! It’s the perfect mix. Book here.

Heathers The Musical
Tue 27 Jun – Sat 1 July 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds, Thurs Sat mat: 2.30pm
Westerberg High’s Veronica Sawyer is just another nobody dreaming of a better day. But when she joins the beautiful and impossibly cruel Heathers and her dreams of popularity may finally come true, mysterious teen rebel JD teaches her that it might kill to be a nobody, but it is murder being a somebody. Book here.

Mania – the Abba Tribute
Sun 2 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Featuring 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.. Book here.

Rhythm of the Dance
Tue 4 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
Rooted in Ireland’s rich culture and heritage, the show takes a different perspective on all things Irish. Featuring world class live musicians, vocalists and champion dancers, the show will be a completely immersive experience. Book here.

Steve Steinman’s Anything for Love – The Meat Loaf Story
Wed 5 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Steve Steinman, brings you his brand-new production featuring over 25 of Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman’s greatest hits. With an incredible stage set, ten-piece live band combined with Steve’s well known sense of humour and stage presence, the show can only be described as awesome. Book here.

The Tommy Burns Story
Fri 7 – Sat 8 July 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll sing a few songs. Celebrating the life of 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.

A Country Night in Nashville
Sun 9 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Direct from The Royal Albert Hall, A Country Night In Nashville recreates the scene of a buzzing honky tonk in downtown Nashville, perfectly capturing the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Book here.

Anton & Giovanni – Him & Me
Mon 10 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Strictly Come Dancing judge Anton Du Beke and 2021 champion Giovanni Pernice join forces for their spectacular tour – Him & Me! Showcasing their unrivalled rapport, they are bringing audiences a collaboration of dance, song and light-hearted fun! Book here.

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story.
Tue 11 – Sat 15 July 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat mat: 2.30pm
Forget feel good, this 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.

Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michale
Sun 19 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Direct from London’s West End, this is the world’s favourite George Michael celebration. Make new memories whilst reliving old classics, this one is for the fans as we celebrate one of the greatest musicians the world has ever seen, and we say thank you. Book here.

The Magic of the Beatles
Wed 19 July 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
The sensational 2023 Get Back! UK Tour features an incredible cast that not only look and sound like John, Paul, George, and Ringo, they also generate that same, famed incredible excitement – and the Fab Four’s unique sense of humour thrown in for good measure.  Book here.

Winnie The Pooh
Thurs 20 – Sat 22 July 2023
Thurs, Fri: 5pm; Fri, Sat: 11am & 2pm
Disney’s iconic Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and their best friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, and Owl (oh… and don’t forget Tigger too!) have come to life in a beautifully crafted musical stage adaptation. Book here.

August 2023

Some Guys Have All the Luck – The Rod Stewart Story
Fri 18 Aug 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
Direct from the West End, the show brings to the stage an incredible live concert celebrating one of rock music’s most influential icons as it takes a musical journey that spans six decades from humble beginnings in the R ‘n B clubs of the 1960’s to world-famous rock sensation. Book here.

The ELO Experience – Electric Light Orchestra
Sat 19 Aug 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
The world’s foremost tribute to ELO. With a sensational string section, a stunning light show and large screen projection to further enhance the experience, they accurately reproduce the songs and sounds and takes you on a magical musical journey through time. Book here.

Greatest Days
Mon 21 – Sat 26 Aug 2023
Mon – Thurs & Sat: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm, 8.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm
Relight Your Fire with this sensational new production of Take That’s smash hit musical, with 15 Take That songs alongside a heart-warming and hilarious story of love, loss and laughter from award-winning writer Tim Firth. On sale Nov 16.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Tue 29 Aug – Sat 2 Sept 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
Æ review: ★★★★★ Breathtaking
Neil Gaiman’s thrilling adventure of fantasy, myth and friendship, is a five-star spectacular from the English National Theatre which blends magic with memory in a tour-de-force of storytelling that takes audiences on an epic journey to a childhood once forgotten and the darkness that lurks at the very edge of it. Book here.

UK Pink Floyd Experience
Wed 6 Sept 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Celebrating 50 years since the release of Dark Side of The Moon, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary band in concert. This highly authentic show recreates the atmosphere of Floyd live, featuring top-flight musicians, a stunning light show and over two hours of incredible music… Book here.

Aunty Donna
Mon 11 Sept 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
Hello, I am a Magical Dead Cat, the titular Magical Dead Cat from the very title of this very show. I, the Magical Dead Cat, have once again put the Aunty Donna boys to the test and have asked them to travel to perform their wonderfully riotous sketch comedy. Book here.

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn
Wed 13 Sept 2023
Evening: 7.30pm
An evening of 60s classics performed by the Sounds Of The 60s All Star Band & Singers, hosted by Radio 2’s legendary DJ, Tony Blackburn.
The show features stories and songs from the most loved decade. Book here.

Irvine Welsh’s PORNO
Fri 15/Sat 16 Sept 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm.
Fifteen years after Trainspotting, what has become of Renton, Sickboy, Begbie & Spud? Disturbing, shocking & extremely funny. Contains swearing, sexual language & drug / violence related subject matter. As if you’d expect anything else… Book here.

October 2023

Matthew Bourne’s Romeo & Juliet
Mon 16 – Sat 21 Oct 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Shakespeare’s timeless story of forbidden love is given a scintillating injection of raw passion and youthful vitality. Confined against their will by a society that seeks to divide, our two young lovers must follow their hearts as they risk everything to be together. Book here.

Legally Blonde (GLOC)
Tue 3 – sat 7 Oct 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; sat mat: 2.30pm.
GLOC with the musical which follows 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.

Mon 16 – Sat 21 Oct 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
September 2001: the nation is gripped by a scandal that remains, to this day, a mystery. In an outrageously audacious heist, Charles Ingram, aka the Coughing Major, and his accomplices duped the world’s most popular TV quiz show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, out of £1,000,000. Or did they? And if they did cheat, how did they really do it?  Book here.

Jesus Christ Superstar
Mon 16 – Sat 21 Oct 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Timothy Sheader directs this mesmerizing new production of the iconic global phenomenon. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, this reimagined production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival, garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades.. Book here.

Dirty Dancing
Tue 24 – Sat 28 Oct 2023
Tue – Thurs, Sat: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm, 8.30pm; Sat mat: 2.30pm.
Exploding with heart-pounding music, breath-taking emotion and sensationally sexy dancing, this is the classic story of Baby and Johnny, two fiercely independent young spirits from different worlds, who come together in what will be the most challenging and triumphant summer of their lives.  Book here.

November 2023

Sunshine on Leith (The Pantheon Club)
Tue 31 Oct – Sat 4 Nov 2023
Tue – Thurs: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8.30pm, Wed & Sat: 2.30pm & 7.30pm.
Jubilant, heartfelt musical about the power of home, the hearth, family and love featuring the songs of The Proclaimers. Ally and Davy search for normality after returning from a tour in Afghanistan. Families, friendships and life are not all plain sailing in this funny and moving story about love and life. Book here.

The Dolls – Back Wi a Bang!
Tue 7 – Sat 11 Nov 2023
Tue – Thurs: 7.30pm; Fri: 5.30 & 8.30, Sat: 2.30pm & 7.30pm.
Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are back with a brand new style of variety show for the new decade. The Dolls will be joined by Scotland’s Best Drag Queen Reba Martell, the sexy “Scheme Boys” dancers, and star vocalist Jane Henderson. Not for the fainthearted or the weans under 18.. Book here.

Elf The Musical (The Lyric Club)
Tue 14 – Sat 18 Nov 2023
Tue – Thurs & Sat: 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8.30, Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
The Lyric Club with the story of Buddy, a young orphan, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. Book here.

Sun 19 Nov 2023
One perf: 2.30pm.
From the producers of Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music and Sing-a-Long-a Frozen, the brand new smash hit film musical of 2021 about the Family Madrigal with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing.  Book here.

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman
Sun 19 Nov 2023
Evening: 4.30pm.
Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron 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.

2:22 A Ghost Story
Tue 21 – Sat 25 Nov 2023
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
Jenny believes her new home is haunted, but husband Sam isn’t having any of it. They argue with their first dinner guests, belief and scepticism clash, so they’re going to stay up… until 2:22… and then they’ll know.  Book here.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Sat 2 Dec 2023 – Sun 7 Jan 2024
Wed – Sat: 7.30pm; Thurs,, Sat, Sun mat: 2.30pm.
Starring pantomime legends Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac, the King’s panto is back with an abundance of comedy, sensational song and dance numbers, fabulous costumes and stunning scenery. Throw in a magical mirror, the magnificent seven and plenty of audience participation and you have the perfect recipe.  Book here.

January 2024

Shrek the Musical
Mon 22 – Sat 27 January 2024
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The producers of Hairspray and Priscilla Queen of the Desert have joined forces with directors Sam Holmes and Nick Winston, and designer Phillip Witcomb, to reimagine the classic musical for a new audience. Don’t worry believers: same book, same songs, same story, just a different cover. Book here.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Tue 23 Jan – Sun 4 Feb 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Thur: 1pm, Sat/Sun:2pm.
Based on the iconic story, this spectacular stage show follows the hit West End and Broadway productions to combine the memorable songs from the original 1970’s motion picture ( ‘The Candy Man’ and ‘Pure Imagination’) with all new numbers from the multi award-winning songwriters of Hairspray. Book here.

Iain Stirling – RELEVANT
Wed 3 April 2023
Evening: 7.30pm.
As the iconic voice of Love Island, star and writer of sitcom Buffering on ITV, and with his own stand-up special, Failing Upwards on Prime Video, Iain now hits the road once more with a brand new hour (of jokes) in his biggest tour to date.  Book here.

Romesh Ranganathan: Hustle
Sat 6 April 2024
Evening: 8pm.
After a sell-out tour in 2022, Romesh is back with a brand-new show examining the human condition. Are people inherently good? Is charity always a positive thing? Is hustling the key to success? Or is all this a load of rubbish we’ve made up to keep people working hard for no reason?  Book here.

The Drifters Girl
Tue 9  – Sat 13 April 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Thurs Sat: 2.30pm
Jukebox musical tells the story of the Drifters and the truth about the woman who made them. From the highs of hit records to the lows of legal battles and personal tragedy, Faye Treadwell is the legendary manager of The Drifters who refused to give up on the group she loved. Book here .

Bonnie and Clyde
Tue 16 – Sat 20 April 2024
Evening: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Two small-town kids from the middle of nowhere became the biggest folk heroes in all America. They craved adventure—and each other. Their names were Bonnie and Clyde. Fearless, shameless, and alluring, this award-winning production has garnered a mass following, much like the infamous pair themselves, and now they are set to take your city by storm. Book here.

Sister Act
Mon 29 April – Sat 4 May 2024
Evening: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Brace yourselves sisters – the habit is returning to Glasgow in 2024! Disco diva Deloris’ life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a murder. Placed under protective custody she is hidden in the one place she shouldn’t be found – a convent. Book here.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Mon 13 – Sat 18 May 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm. Weds, Sat Mat: 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.

Awful Auntie
Thurs 6 – Sun 9 June 2024
Thu/Fri: 10.30am, 6.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm, 6.30pm; Sun: 11am.
Following their acclaimed productions of Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy and Demon Dentist, Birmingham Stage Company are proud to present a fabulous new production of David Walliams’ amazing adventure story, featuring a very large owl, a very small ghost and a very awful Auntie! Book here.

Al Murray: Guv Island
Fri 28 June 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
Standing up so you don’t have to take it lying it down anymore, the Pub Landlord is back to make sense of the questions you probably already had the answers to. You know what they say: There’s no school like the old school, with the dodgy overflowing toilets. Book here.

Come From Away 
Tue 17 – Sat 21 Sept 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Winner of four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical in London and the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical on Broadway, this smash hit show shares the incredible real-life story of the 7,000 air passengers from all over the world who were grounded in Canada during the wake of 9/11, and the small Newfoundland community that invited these come from aways into their lives with open hearts.. Book here.