Kings Theatre Glasgow

King's Theatre Glasgow opened in 1904 as one of the most brilliant designs of the prolific theatre architect Frank Matcham and has played host to top stars and shows ever since!

Kings Theatre Glasgow

About Kings Theatre Glasgow

297 Bath Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 4JN
Kings Theatre Glasgow Website

King's Theatre Glasgow is one of Scotland's most historic and significant theatres, find out what's on and book your tickets online with What's On Glasgow!

It is home to possibly the very best Christmas pantomime to be seen in the United Kingdom which over the years has featured the Scottish greats including Stanley Baxter, Jimmy Logan, Rikki Fulton, Jack Milroy, Elaine C Smith and Gerard Kelly.

The King's Theatre Glasgow provides flourishing amateur groups with a high profile stage and was the location for the opening ceremony of Glasgow's European City of Culture events in 1990. Above all, it continues to pack in appreciative audiences performance after performance and throughout the year.

On September 30 2002 Ambassador Theatre Group took on the management of the King's Theatre Glasgow and the theatre continues to present first class musicals and pantomime alongside a wider range of drama, dance and comedy!

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Upcoming Events at Kings Theatre Glasgow

King’s Theatre Glasgow Building And Heritage Tour

King’s Theatre Glasgow Building And Heritage Tour

Selected dates between 28th May 2022 - 29th October 2022

This exceptional insight into the King's Theatre Glasgow is your chance to get to know the building like you never have before and grab some historical facts along the way!
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Gothic Glasgow

Gothic Glasgow

Selected dates between 1st June 2022 - 31st December 2022

Join Gothic Glasgow's sinister host Vincent (The Man in the Hat), for a unique evening walking tour uncovering Glasgow's ghostly, strange, supernatural, creepy history!
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The Tommy Burns Story

The Tommy Burns Story

7th July 2022 - 9th July 2022

Following a sell-out run at Celtic Park, The Tommy Burns Story, which celebrates the life of the self-proclaimed 'supporter who got lucky', comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow in July!
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Alan Carr - Regional Trinket

Alan Carr - Regional Trinket

10th July 2022 - 11th July 2022

Join Alan Carr at the King's Theatre Glasgow as he muses upon the things that make his life weird and wonderful in his new show Regional Trinket!
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

13th July 2022 - 14th July 2022

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
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Paul Smith: Changed

Paul Smith: Changed

15th July 2022 - 16th July 2022

Comedian Paul Smith returns with his third national tour show... Changed! Catch him at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th July!
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Russell Kane Live: The Essex Variant!

Russell Kane Live: The Essex Variant!

17th July 2022

Russell Kane brings his gut-punch funny, searing, award-winning take on the two years we've just gone through to the King's Theatre Glasgow on 17th July!
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Dreamboats & Petticoats

Dreamboats & Petticoats

18th July 2022 - 23rd July 2022

Bobby & Laura, Norman, Sue & the gang get back together for the third Dreamboats & Petticoats musical, inspired by the million selling albums! Catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in July!
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The Carpenters Story

The Carpenters Story

24th July 2022

Catch award-winning The Carpenters Story when it returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow on Sunday 24th July 2022 with a brand new show!
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Thriller Live - POSTPONED

Thriller Live - POSTPONED

25th July 2022 - 30th July 2022

Seen by over five million people in over 30 countries, Thriller Live continues to moonwalk around the world, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in July 2022!
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Fascinating Aïda

Fascinating Aïda

30th July 2022

Dillie Keane, Adele Anderson and Liza Pulman are heading out on tour with a selection of old favourites, songs you haven't heard before and some you wish you'd never heard in the first place!
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Into The Groove - The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna

Into The Groove - The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna

31st July 2022

Are you ready to strike a pose? Celebrate the incredible 35-year career of the best-selling female artist of all time when 'Into The Groove - The Ultimate Tribute to Madonna' comes to Glasgow!
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Footloose

Footloose

1st August 2022 - 6th August 2022

Following two critically acclaimed tours and a West End run, Footloose is back and better than ever, don't miss it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in August 2022!
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Singin’ in the Rain

Singin’ in the Rain

8th August 2022 - 13th August 2022

Jonathan Church's critically acclaimed production of Singin' in the Rain is back to make a splash, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in August 2022!
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Lost In Music - One Night at the Disco

Lost In Music - One Night at the Disco

24th August 2022

Relive some of the greatest songs of all time from Artists such as Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Earth, Wind & Fire, Sister Sledge and Chic when 'Lost In Music' returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow!
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Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

25th August 2022

Some Guys Have All the Luck, celebrating the career of rock icon Rod Stewart, returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow on Thursday 25th August!
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UK Pink Floyd Experience

UK Pink Floyd Experience

26th August 2022

Recreating the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd live in concert, this highly authentic show, at the King's Theatre Glasgow, features over 50 years of hits by this iconic band!
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Jack Dee - Off the Telly

Jack Dee - Off the Telly

27th August 2022

Join Jack Dee for an evening of entertainment (food and beverages not included) when he brings his new stand-up tour to the King's Theatre Glasgow on 27th August 2022!
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The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John

The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John

28th August 2022

Book your tickets now for an unmissable concert spectacular... The Rocket Man - A Tribute to Sir Elton John at the King's Theatre Glasgow on 28th August!
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Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages

30th August 2022 - 3rd September 2022

We promise you a night of outrageous rock 'n' roll debauchery at the biggest party in town when the smash hit musical 'Rock of Ages' hits the King's Theatre Glasgow!
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Al Murray The Pub Landlord: Gig For Victory

Al Murray The Pub Landlord: Gig For Victory

11th September 2022

Al Murray will be back on the road in his Pub Landlord guise in 2022 with his new show Gig For Victory, catch him at the King's Theatre Glasgow on 11th September!
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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

13th September 2022 - 17th September 2022

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King's remarkable rise to stardom, don't miss it when it returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow in September!
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Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

18th September 2022

The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Glasgow's King's Theatre on its world tour with a brand new selection of extraordinary films!
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That’ll Be the Day

That’ll Be the Day

25th September 2022

Prepare for a nostalgia extravaganza as the UK's No.1 Rock & Roll variety performance returns to the King's Theatre Glasgow with the best of That'll Be the Day!
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The Cher Show

The Cher Show

27th September 2022 - 1st October 2022

In a dazzling glitter fest of flamboyant glory, sparkling with Cher's signature wit and style, you'll be spinning in the aisles to the sounds of her biggest hits when The Cher Show comes to Glasgow!
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Joanne McNally: The Prosecco Express

Joanne McNally: The Prosecco Express

6th October 2022

Described as 'a truly gifted stand up' by The Sunday Times, join Joanne McNally at the King's Theatre Glasgow as she revisits her irreverent and critically acclaimed show The Prosecco Express!
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Majesty - A Tribute To Queen

Majesty - A Tribute To Queen

7th October 2022

For nearly 10 years, Majesty have been entertaining audiences across the world with their electrifying, energetic tribute to Queen, don't miss them live at the King's Theatre Glasgow in October!
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Sing-a-Long-a Encanto

Sing-a-Long-a Encanto

8th October 2022

Gather la Familia! It’s time to celebrate something truly Magical! Don't miss Sing-a-Long-a Encanto at the King's Theatre Glasgow on Saturday 8th October!
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Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls

10th October 2022 - 22nd October 2022

Direct from the West End with an extraordinary story and unforgettable, spine-tingling vocals don't miss Dreamgirls at the King's Theatre Glasgow in October 2022!
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Glasgow Light Opera Club (GLOC) Present Grease

Glasgow Light Opera Club (GLOC) Present Grease

25th October 2022 - 29th October 2022

From the talented company that brought you All Shook Up in 2019, Glasgow Light Opera Club are finally back at the King's Theatre in Glasgow with the award-winning musical, Grease!
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SPIKE

SPIKE

1st November 2022 - 5th November 2022

Coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in November, SPIKE is an absurdly funny new play that delves into the inner workings of one of our most unique and brilliantly irreverent comedy minds!
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Pride and Prejudice (Sort Of)

Pride and Prejudice (Sort Of)

7th November 2022 - 12th November 2022

Direct from the West End, Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of) is a unique and audacious retelling of Jane Austen’s most iconic love story! Don't miss it at the King's Theatre Glasgow in November!
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Sister Act

Sister Act

14th November 2022 - 19th November 2022

Brace yourselves Sisters! The Broadway and UK smash-hit musical Sister Act is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow in November 2022!
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Beauty And The Beast

Beauty And The Beast

26th November 2022 - 31st December 2022

One of the most romantic pantos of all time, Beauty and the Beast stars pantomime legends Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac, in what will be a spectacular and enchanting production for all the family!
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The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard

28th January 2023 - 4th February 2023

The international, award-winning smash-hit musical based on the blockbuster film, The Bodyguard is back! Don't miss it when it stops at the King's Theatre Glasgow in early 2023!
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The Girls Bathroom - Live

The Girls Bathroom - Live

15th February 2023

Join Sophia & Cinzia for the live version of their podcast, The Girls Bathroom, at the King's Theatre Glasgow on 15th February!
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Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

30th April 2023

Sir Ranulph Fiennes' endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration join him for an inspiring evening at the Glasgow King's!
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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap

1st May 2023 - 6th May 2023

Discover why Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow!
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Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners

Seven Drunken Nights - The Story of the Dubliners

7th May 2023

Following its sold out smash hit debut tour, Seven Drunken Nights – The Story of The Dubliners returns with an even bigger production, catch it at the King's Theatre Glasgow on 7th May!
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Fisherman’s Friends - The Musical

Fisherman’s Friends - The Musical

9th May 2023 - 13th May 2023

Don't miss Fisherman’s Friends - The Musical, the true story of the world's most unlikely buoy-band, when it comes to the King's Theatre Glasgow in May!
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Hey Duggee

Hey Duggee

25th May 2023 - 27th May 2023

SQUIRRELS GET READY! Everyone's big lovable dog HEY DUGGEE is touring for the first time EVER and here's your chance to see him live in Glasgow at the King's Theatre in May!
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

29th August 2023 - 2nd September 2023

From an international best-selling fantasy novel to an award-winning play, Neil Gaiman's magical world comes to life at the King's Theatre Glasgow in this spectacular new stage adaptation!
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