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 Saturday 26 June 2021.

The Glasgow King’s Theatre. Pic: ATG

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Cancelled and rescheduled shows:

ATG Theatres, which runs the King’s, has suspended all performances at its theatres until Saturday 26 June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All shows up until that date have either been rescheduled or cancelled.

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:

Still booking:
July 2021

Hairspray the Musical
Mon 12 – Sat 17 July 2021
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.

Jerry Sadowitz
Sun 18 July 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.

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Mon 19 July 2021. Rescheduled to March 2022.

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Tue 20/Wed 21 July 2021. Rescheduled to March 2022.

Fascinating Aïda
Thurs 22 July 2021. Rescheduled to March 2022.

Janey Godleys Soup Pot Tour
Fri 23/Sat 24 July 2021. Rescheduled to March 2022.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Mon 26 – Sat 31 Jul 2021. . Rescheduled to January 2022.

August 2021

The Carpenters Story
Sunday 1 August 2021. Rescheduled to 24 July 2022.

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.

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical
Mon 9 – Sat 14 August 2021
Mon – 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.

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.

Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to the UK in 2021. Directed by Christopher Luscombe and featuring timeless classics, including Sweet Transvestite, Damn it Janet, and of course, the pelvic-thrusting Time Warp. 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 Addams Family
Tue 21 – Sat 25 Sept 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.

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory
Sun 26 Sept 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.

October 2021

The Greatest Hits of Motown – How Sweet It Is
Sun 3 Oct 2021
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.

Blood Brothers
Tue 5 – Sat 9 Oct 2021 
Evenings: 7.30pm; matinees Weds/Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Click here for Æ reviews of previous tours.
Willy Russell’s legendary musical tells the captivating and moving tale of twins separated at birth, who grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with tragic consequences. Book here.

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. Cancelled.

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.

Let Me Entertain You
Sat 16 Oct 2021
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.

A Night at the Musicals
Sun 17 October 2021
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.

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.

November 2021

Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Tue 2 – Sun 7 November 2021
Eves Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm; Sun: 2pm.
Enter a world of magic and fantasy as Disney’s classic movie makes its world premiere as an exciting new musical with the original Sherman Brothers’ songs, new music and lyrics by Neil Bartram and abook by Brian Hill. Directed by Glasgow’s own Vox Motus: Candice Edmunds and Jamie Harrison. Book here.

The Dolls: A Rerr Terr
Tue 9 – Sat 13 October 2021
Tue – Thur: 7.30pm; Fri: 5.30pm, 8.30pm; Sat: 2.30pm, 7.30pm.
Louise McCarthy and Gayle Telfer Stevens are “back in the overalls” as The Dolls, Scotland’s favourite cleaners. In this brand-new style of variety show for the new decade it’s just them – and their guest star comedians, singers, male dancers, magicians and maybe even a few surprises along the way! Book here.

Ross Noble: Humournoid
Sun 14 November 2021
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.

Abba Mania
Monday 15 Nov 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.

Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain
Wed 17 – Sat 20 Nov 2021
Evening: 7pm, Mat Thurs: 10.30am, Sat: 3pm.
Meet people from history. Event the dead ones. It’s Horrible Histories live on stage with this special production of Barmy Britain using actors and 3D special effects to bring historical figures and events to life on stage and hover at your fingertips! 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.

January 2022

The Book of Mormon
Thurs 6 – Sat 22 Jan 2022
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Mats Fri/Sat: 2.30pm.
Outrageous musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, and Bobby Lopez, co-writer of Avenue Q and Frozen, which follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of Mormon missionaries well outside their comfort zone. Book here.

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Tue 25 – Sat 29 Jan 2022
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.

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.

Sing-A-Long-A The Greatest Showman
Sunday 13 February 2022
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.

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.

Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker
Tue 22 – Sat 26 Feb 2022
Evening Mon – Sat: 7.30pm;
Matinee Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.

The sweetest of all Matthew Bourne’s treats returns – refreshed, reworked and remarkably vibrant – for one week only. It’s a Nutcracker! for all seasons, adored by critics and audiences alike. Book here.

March 2022

Derren Brown: Showman
Tue 8 – Sat 12 March 2022
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.

Larry Dean – Fudnut
Sun 13 March 2022
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.

Stewart Lee: Snowflake/Tornado
Mon 14/Tue 15 March 2022
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
Wed 16 March 2022
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.

Fern Brady: Autistic Bikini Queen
Thurs 17 March 2022
Evening: 7.30pm.
Following a sold out tour across Europe and Australia in 2019 and her most recent BBC stand up special Power & Chaos, Fern Brady takes her fifth solo show, Autistic Bikini Queen, out on a nationwide tour. Book here.

Janey Godleys Soup Pot Tour
Fri 18/Sat 19 Mar 2022
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.

John Shuttleworth’s Back!
Wed 23 March 2022
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.

Jim Smith: Back to The Teuchter
Thurs 24/Fri 25 March 2022
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.

Susie McCabe: Born Believer
Saturday 26 March 2022
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.

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of the Dubliners
Sun 27 March 2022
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.

April 2022

The Commitments
Mon 11 – Sat 16 April 2022: Now playing Theatre Royal, December 2022.

Tue 12 – Sat 16 April 2022
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.

May 2022

Chris Ramsey
Mon 16/Tue 17 May 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.

May 2022

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.

Bring It On
Tue 28 June – Sat 2 July 2022 
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.

July 2022

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.

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.

Thriller Live
Mon 25 – Sat 30 July 2022
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.

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 Augl 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.

September 2022

That’ll Be The Day
Sunday 2 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.

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.