King’s Glasgow Listings

Upcoming shows at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre

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

The Glasgow King’s Theatre. Pic: ATG

This page contains affiliate links to the King’s ticketing website. You pay nothing extra by using these links, but we earn a small percentage commission. Please allow cookies if you would like to support All Edinburgh Theatre.

Click on the name of the show or the Book here link to go to its ticketing site.

April 2024

Romesh Ranganathan: Hustle
Fri 5/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.

Lost in Music – One Night at the Disco
Sun 7 April 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic. This show boasts a sensational live band, incredibly talented cast and stunning vocals. So, come dressed to impress as we celebrate the golden age of Disco! 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.

Oliver! (The Lyric Club)
Tue 23 – Sat 27 Apr 2024
Evenings (not Fri): 7.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8.30pm; Sat Mats: 10.30am &  2.30pm.
Glasgow’s longest running amateur theatre group with Lionel Bart’s ever-popular musical adaptation of Dickens, about the boy who wanted more… Got to get a ticket or two? Why not! Book here.

Sister Act
Mon 29 April – Sat 4 May 2024
Evening: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Æ review: ★★★★★ Joyful
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. Starring Sue Cleaver as Mother Superior and Landi Oshinowo as Deloris Van Cartier. Book here.

May 2024

Miles Jupp: On I bang
Wed 8 May 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Following the discovery of a tumour the size of a cherry tomato, and a rather pressing need to undergo major neurosurgery, Miles Jupp has been left with a story to tell and a few things that he’d like to share with the room. So that’s exactly what he’s doing in his new show – a tale about surprise, fear, luck, love and qualified medical practitioners. Book here.

Irvine Welsh’s Porno
Fri 10 – Sat 11 May 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm. Sat Mat: 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.

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.

TSP Present Kinky Boots (TSP)
Tue 21 – Sat 25 May 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm. Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Theatre South Productions present the spectacular, big-hearted hit musical full of singing, dancing, laughter…and fabulous heels!  Book here.

June 2024

Frankie Boyle – Lap Of Shame
Sat 1 June 2024
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.

Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of the Dubliners
Sun 2 June 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.

In partnership with Tourism Ireland and in association with legendary Irish pub O’Donoghue’s, Seven Drunken Nights tells the story of a career spanning 50 years and invokes the spirit of Ronnie Drew, Luke Kelly, Barney McKenna, John Sheahan, Ciaran Bourke and Jim McCann.  Book here.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Mon 3 Jun 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
The world’s best adventure film-makers and explorers 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.

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.

Mon 17 – Sat 22 June 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
See Æ News: Pan and Tink join Rydell High 
With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, this thrilling new version is brought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this ultimate musical classic. Book here .

Ministry of Science LIVE – Science Saved The World
Sun 23 June 2024
Matinee: 1.30pm
SThis year saw Science lead the way in getting our lives back to normal. Now, the UK’s favourite science team are back and more explosive than ever! Join our presenters as they dive deep into the world of science and look at how science shapes the modern world we live in with a few loud bangs along the way! Book here.

Sam Campbell: Wobservations
Thurs 27 June 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
The 2022 Edinburgh Comedy Award-winner and Taskmaster Champion. “Basically, we keep him in a metal crate. Once everyone is settled and the house lights go down, we will let him loose on to the stage. It is our understanding that his comedy moments will DAZZLE you. 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.

Sat 29 June 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
Formed in Leicester in 1973 from an amalgamation of several local bands, Showaddywaddy have gone on to sell more than 20 million records and tour all four corners of the globe. Book here.

Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael
Sun 30 June 2024
Evening: 7.30pm
This show has it all, the power, emotion, and star quality in this stunning production with full video and light show, as we try and respectfully recreate the soundtrack to your life. Book here.

July 2024

The Wizard of Oz – The Musical
Tue 2 – Sun 7 July 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat, Sun: 2.30pm.
Hot from a summer season at the London Palladium, this Leicester Curve production includes all the numbers from the iconic MGM film soundtrack, with new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Book here.

Peppa Pig’s Fun Day Out
Sat 13/Sun 14 July 2024
Sat: 1pm & 4pm; Sun: 10am & 1pm.
Join Peppa, along with her family and friends as they go to the zoo and also the beach for a special party- it’s going to be an exciting and fun packed day. Book here .

The Tommy Burns Story
Thurs 18 – Sat 20 July 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Celebrates 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.

Jesus Christ Superstar
Mon 29 July – Sat 4 August 2024
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.

August 2024

The ELO Experience
Mon 5 Aug 2024
Evening show: 7.30pm.
The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction – suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet! The ELO Experience have been bringing that music to the live stage for over 12 years. Book here.

Madagascar the Musical
Wed 7 – Sat 10 Aug 2024
Wed – Fri: 7pm. Thurs: 2pm, Sat: 3pm.
Join all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Book here.

& Juliet
Tue 13 – Sat 24 Aug 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The most famous love story of all time. Remixed. What if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to choose her own fate? Join Juliet on a journey of self-discovery and second chances. Book here.

September 2024

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Tue 27 Aug – Sun 8 Sept 2024
Tue – Sat: 7pm; Wed, Sat, Sun: 2pm.

The most fantasmagorical award-winning musical of all time,  bursting with unforgettable songs by the Sherman Brothers, is flying  into Edinburgh Playhouse for one week only in a brand-new production directed by Thom Southerland, choreographed by Karen Bruce and designed by Morgan Large.  Book here.

The Girls Bathroom Planet Tour
Tue 10 Sept 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Voices of their generation, Sophia and Cinzia, are the internet’s favourite best friends. Their chart-topping podcast, The Girls Bathroom, catapulted the duo to trailblazer status in the podcasting industry and has since taken them on two nationwide tours. Book here.

Nish Kumar: Nish, Don’t Kill My Vibe
Thurs 12 Sept 2024
One show: 7.30pm.
In this election year – with the country in turmoil – there’s only one comedian who can kill the mood even further… Expect jokes about climate collapse, income inequality and the emotional sensation of being a British Indian man who isn’t going to vote for a British Indian Prime Minister. It’s 80 minutes of sweet, sweet vibe killing, plus support act and interval. Book here.

Queen by Candlelight
Fri 13 Sept 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Join us for a night of Queen anthems, performed by candlelight. Featuring a cast of West End Singers accompanied by an epic live rock band, experience Queen as you have never heard them before! Book here.

A Country Night in Nashville
Sat 14 Sept 2024
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.

A Night at the Musicals
Wed 18 Sept 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Starring Edward Reid (Britain’s Got Talent), Brian James Leys (River City), Sarah Galbraith (Phantom of the Opera, Broadway), Jennifer Neil (Priscilla Queen of the Desert). Book here.

Bowie Experience
Thurs 19 Sept 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Direct from London’s West End, Bowie Experience is a spectacular concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production features all the hits from A to Ziggy.  Book here.

Fern Brady – I Gave You Milk To Drink
Fri 20 Septembver 2024
Evening: 7.30pm.
Scotland’s queen of comedy Fern Brady (Taskmaster, Live At The Apollo, Roast Battle, Russell Howard, The Last Leg) is back on tour with a brand new show…. What happens when you get everything you want and it’s not enough? Book here.

Come From Away 
Tue 24 – Sat 28 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.

October 2024

Here You Come Again
Tue 1 – Sat 5 Oct 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats: Wed, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
For the first time ever, all of Dolly Parton’s biggest hits can be experienced together in a rollicking and joyous new musical comedy. Packed with the iconic songs this lively and touching new musical tells the story of a diehard fan whose fantasy version of international icon Dolly Parton gets him through trying times. Book here.

Murder on the Orient Express
Tue 8 –  Sat 12 Oct 2024
Tue – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Winter 1934 and an avalanche stops The Orient Express dead in its tracks. One murderer. A train full of suspects. An impossible case. Trapped in the snow with a killer still on-board, can the world’s most famous detective, Hercule Poirot, crack the case before the train reaches its final destination? Book here.

Blood Brothers
Tue 15 – Sat 19 Oct 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats: Wed, Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
Willy Russell’s legendary Blood Brothers returns – again – telling the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. Book here.

Rock of Ages (Pantheon Club)
Tue 22 – Sat 26 Oct 2024
Tue – Thu and Sat: 7.30pm; Wed & Sat: 2.30pm; Fri: 5pm & 8.30pm.
Pantheon present the hilarious Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical comedy lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems – played loud and proud by an AWESOME live band. Book here.

November 2024

Footloose (GLOC)
Tue 5 – Sat 9 Nov 2024
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats Sat: 2.30pm.
After their smash hit production of Legally Blonde The Musical, GLOC returns to The King’s with the story of Ren McCormack, a teenager from Chicago who moves to a small town, where he attempts to overturn the ban on dancing instituted by the local preacher, who is determined to exercise control over the town’s youth. Book here.

Larry Dean: Dodger
Sat 10 Nov 2024
Evening: 8pm.
Larry’s been spending a lot of time with his granny lately. He wants to tell you about it. Join the thrice Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated, two-time star of Live At The Apollo for a hilarious new show about identity, heroes and the benefits of being a dafty.. Book here.

101 Dalmatians
Tue 12 – Sat 16 Nov 2024
Evenings: 7pm; Wed, Sat: 2pm.
When fashionista Cruella de Vil plots to swipe all the Dalmatian puppies in town to create her fabulous new fur coat, there’s trouble ahead for Pongo and Perdi and their litter of adorable, tail-wagging young pups. Book here.

December 2024

Peter Pan
Sat 23 Nov 2024 – Sun 5 Jan 2025
Two shows daily, not Mons 2, 9 16 Dec; Thurs 20 Dec, Weds 25 Dec, 1 Jan.
Weekdays: 1pm, 7pm; Sat: 2pm, 7pm; Suns 1pm, 5pm.

Join Peter Pan and the characters you know and love in this swashbuckling J M Barrie pantomime adventure. Starring the return of pantomime legends Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac, this family treat will include all your favourites from Neverland including Tinker Bell, Wendy, John and Michael Darling. Book here.


Mon 27 Jan – Sat 1 Feb 2025.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat mat: 2.30pm.

The musical phenomenon returns – you just can’t stop the Hairspray beat! Welcome to the 60s, where everyone’s grooving to a brand-new sound! Enter Tracy Turnblad, with big hair, big heart, and big dreams to dance her way onto national TV. Book here.

Kinky Boots the Musical
Tue 11 – Sat 15 Feb 2025
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Weds*, Thurs*, Sat: 2.30pm.
See news story: Jojo gets Kinky at Playhouse.
Brand-new Curve production starring Strictly’s Johannes Radebe (*not Weds, Thurs mats) and rising star Dan Partridge. After inheriting his family’s failing shoe factory, life is challenging for Charlie Price –  until he meets Lola, a drag queen with plenty of sparkle but unsteady heels. Book here from Fri 12 April, 10am.

NOW That’s What I Call A Musical
Tue 18 – Sat 22 Feb 2025.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Weds, Sat mat: 2.30pm.

Celebrate 40 years of the iconic and chart-topping compilations brand NOW That’s What I Call Music. Written by award-winning comedian Pippa Evans, and directed and choreographed by Strictly Come Dancing legend Craig Revel Horwood, this heart-warming and funny story takes us on an uplifting journey down memory lane. Book here.

Dear Even Hansen
Tue 25 Feb – Sat 1 Mar 2025
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mats: Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
Meet Evan: an anxious high school kid who wants nothing more than to fit in. The thing is, on his way to fitting in, he didn’t tell the whole truth. And now must give up on a life he never dreamt he’d have. As events spiral and the truth comes out, Evan faces a reckoning with himself and everyone around him. Book here.

Russel Kane: HyperActive
Sun 30 Mar 2025
Evening: 7.30pm.
Whirlwind, FitBit-breaking comedian, presenter, actor and author Russell Kane is out on the road again, setting it on fire with his unique recipe of sharp wit and physical comedy. Safety warning: wear strong underwear – pants will be spoiled. Book here.

An Inspector Calls
Tue 1 – Sat 5 April 2025
Evenings: 7.30pm; Wed, Thurs, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
JB Priestley’s brilliantly constructed masterpiece powerfully dramatises the dangers of casual capitalism’s cruelty, complacency and hypocrisy. Stephen Daldry’s epic production highlights the play’s enduring relevance. Book here.

Rhod Gilbert & The Giant Grapefruit
Sat 21 June 2025.
Evening: 8pm.

Multi-award-winning comedian Rhod Gilbert is bouncing back with a brand new live show. Previously, Rhod was dealing with some pretty pungent life citrus, and an idiot called John. Little did he know that things were about to turn even more sour. But Rhod’s not bitter; he’s bouncing back and feeling remarkably zesty.  Book here.

Mon 18 – Sat 23 August 2025.
Evenings: 7.30pm; Matinee Thurs, Sat: 2.30pm.
See news story: Chicago razzles back.
Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery, treachery… and All That Jazz are back with the revival which opened in 1996 and has been running ever since. Book here.

October 2025

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical
Tue 23 Sept – Sat 4 Oct 2025
Mon – Sat: 7.30pm; Wed, Sat mats: 2.30pm.
From humble beginnings in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her triumphant transformation into a multi award-winning global superstar, Tina Turner didn’t just break the rules, she rewrote them. Set to the pulse-pounding soundtrack of her iconic hits, discover the heart and soul behind the Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Book here.

Riverdance 30 – The New Generation
Tue 14 – Fri 17 Oct 2025
Tue – Fri: 7.30pm; Thurs mat: 2.30pm.
Since Riverdance first emerged onto the world stage, its fusion of Irish and international dance and music has captured the hearts of millions worldwide. This spectacular production rejuvenates the much-loved original show with new innovative choreography and costumes and state of the art lighting, projection and motion graphics. Book here from Fri 22 March.


Sun 30 Mar 2025
Evening: 7.30pm.
W. Book here.