What’s on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy.

Glasgow Theatre

Glasgow has many fantastic theatres, including: the Citizens Theatre, the Tron, Kings Theatre, Theatre Royal, the Pavilion and in the West End, Cottiers and Websters Theatre also the wonderful, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, lunchtime theatre at OranMor.

Arts venues such as the Arches and CCA also include performance in their progammes. Watch out for drama and comedy at Glasgow’s many festivals, including, the West End Festival, Merchant City Festival, International Comedy Festival, Glasgay and Scottish Mental Health Festival.

Listings are regularly updated on this page.

Jack and the Beanstalk, SEC, Gary Tank Commander and The Dolls

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FROM SATURDAY 16 DECEMBER 2017 UNTIL SUNDAY 7 JANUARY 2018 Starring Gary: Tank Commander and The Dolls  SEC Armadillo, Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW Information and Tickets

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Alice in Weegieland, The Tron

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TRON THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS ALICE IN WEEGIELAND 1st December 2017 – 7th January 2018 Have I gone mad?  I’m afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are. Alice is bored!  All this talk of Brexit, Trump and yet another series of Celebrity Big Brother is beyond depressing.  And then if […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Leiper’s Attic – New restaurant at Cottiers  – See the menu Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously decorated by Daniel Cottier, the […]

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Jock and the Beanstalk,The Shed

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Jock and the Beanstalk: 15 –17 December, 2017 Family Panto at the SHED evening and matinee performances Poor Jock lives with his Maw and both of them are skint. Then one day he meets an old man who gives him magic beans which grows into a giant beanstalk. At the top of the beanstalk lives […]

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It’s A Wonderful Life Radio Play, OranMor

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The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX 12 and 13 December, 2017 at 7.30 p.m. Back by popular demand, for the sixth year in a row. The story of the most inspirational film of all time. The heart-warming American family classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is brought to the stage in a Radio […]

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Sting Visits Fairfield Heritage Centre in Govan

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Launch of The Last Ship  The Last Ship, Theatre Royal, Glasgow – Monday 18-Saturday 23 June 2018 Sting this morning, Monday 4th December, 2017,  visited Fairfield Heritage Centre in Govan, Glasgow to launch The Last Ship. The Last Ship is inspired by Sting’s 1991 album The Soul Cages and his own childhood experiences. It tells […]

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Monday, December 4, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Theatre Royal Celebrates 150th Birthday  

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Gala Performance of La Traviata Theatre Royal will tomorrow, 28 November, 2017,  celebrate its 150th birthday, an extraordinary milestone that will be honoured over the next few months with a range of events. Theatre Royal’s celebratory year will be marked with a special Gala performance of La Traviata on Tuesday 28 November; the premiere of […]

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Glasgow School of Art Choir, Royal Concert Hall

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Celebrate Christmas with the Glasgow School of Art Choir 9 December, 2017 – 7.30.m. New Auditorium, Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall St, G2 3NY This year, the Glasgow School of Art Choir will be kicking off the celebrations by performing their ever-popular, festive concert in one of Glasgow’s newest and finest choral venues: the Glasgow […]

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The Wonderful West End, Christmas Gala, Royal Concert Hall Glasgow

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10 December, 2017 6.30 p.m. Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3NY Celebrate Christmas in style with the magic and glamour of London’s West End, accompanied by Royal Scottish National Orchestra and City of Glasgow Chorus.  With a stocking-full of showstopping songs from the greatest musicals, to include The Phantom of the Opera, Les […]

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Jill and the Beanstock, Theatre at Queens Glasgow

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6 – 9 December, 2017 A fun filled family pantomime with songs, jokes, dance, magic, a giant and of course a beanstalk. Email for:  tickets and more information  Tel: 07388682384 170 Queens Drive, Glasgow G42 8QZ Event on Facebook

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Sleeping Beauty, Kings Theatre Glasgow

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2 December, 2017 – 7 January, 2018   The full line-up of this year’s dreamy King’s panto! Alongside the First Lady of Scottish pantomime Elaine C Smith, who stars as The Fairy in the spectacular Christmas show, will be comedian and panto star Johnny Mac who joins her as Sleeping Beauty’s hapless sidekick Muddles, and Juliet Cadzow(River City, Balamory) […]

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The Wizard of Never Was, The Pavilion Panto 2017

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The Wizard of Never Woz Thursday 30th November 2017 to Sunday 14th January 2018 The Pavilion,  121 Renfield St, Glasgow G2 3AX It is back to traditional pantomime! The Magical story of The Wizard of Oz with a hilarious Glasgow twist! Join Dorothy as she embarks on an exciting but unexpected adventure from her home in […]

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Ricky McWhittington – a traditional Glasgow pantomime, Various Venues

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28 November – 16 December, 2017 ​​​Don’t miss the best value pantomime in town! Tickets £2.50 / £5.00 Ricky McWhittington by Alan McHugh Adapted and Directed by Bill Wright Designed by Brian Hartley   Senga McWhittington’s Sweetie Shop in downtown Glasgow is over-run by a swarm of rats, led by the villainous verminous Queen Rat! Nothing […]

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Elf the Musical, King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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(Graeme Wallace as Buddy the Elf, Vicki Robertson as Jovie, Iain Bell as Santa, Marianne Carr as Emily Hobbs, Tom Barclay and Jacob Duffy alternate the role of  Michael Hobbs.) The show runs from Tuesday 21 until Saturday 25 November, 2017. A Glasgow-based am-dram group has made King’s Theatre history as its production of Elf […]

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The Weir Sisters, A Play, A Pie and A Pint

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OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Monday 20 November, 2017 — Saturday 25 November, 2017 By Lynn Ferguson | Directed By Alison Peebles Cast: Deborah Arnott, Sandra McNeeley and Meghan Tyler Margaret and Grace are preparing a little party for their long lost sister, Dorothy. They’ve dressed up, they have food she likes, and they’re even […]

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Sunday, November 19, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Kind Stranger, Play, Pie and Pint, OranMor

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Kind Stranger, Play, Pie and Pint, OranMor, Glasgow – Monday, 13 November, 2017 — Saturday, 18 November, 2017 OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 By Matthew McVarish | Directed By Maggie Kinloch Cast: Tom Urie When a man is found unconscious near railway lines, Police Scotland appeal for any information that might help identify him […]

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Sunday, November 12, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Jackie and the Baked Bean Stock, Christmas Panto, Websters Theatre, 30 Nov – 31 Dec, 2017

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From the producer that brought you the smash hit Snow White and the Seven Wee Muppets. Insideout Theatre Productions Ltd proudly present JACKIE AND THE BAKED BEAN STOCK A GIANT of Family Pantomime with all the banter,  bouncing beats and a first class professional cast. Book Now! Starring Jennifer Neil Jamie McKillop Neil Thomas Gary […]

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The Burton Taylor Affair, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, 30 October – 4 November, 2017

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OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 Mon, 30 October, 2017 — Sat, 04 November, 2017 By Steven Elliot | Directed By Chelsey Gillard CAST: Vivien Reid and Dewi Rhys Williams. Produced in association with the Sherman Theatre The Burton Taylor Affair, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, lunchtime theatre OranMor. Doors 12.30 p.m. Play […]

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Sunday, October 29, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Imagineer, Glasgow Science Festival, 8 December, 2017

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Imagineer Debuting in Glasgow this December, Glasgow Science Festival presents ‘Imagineer’, an exciting new show that blends comedy, music and theatre to explore engineering. Inspired by engineers and developed by the award-winning writers of ‘Chasing the Waves’ (2016), join techno-optimist Alice and begruntled artist Blake as they embark on a journey to the past, present […]

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Rope, Websters Theatre, 14 – 18 November, 2017

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Murder is an art! 14 – 18 November, 2017 Websters Theatre, 416 Great Western Road Glasgow G4 9HZ Tickets £12 Adults/£10 Concessions (ticket price incl. £1.50 ticket admin fee which will display at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, including tickets bought on the day) There is no such thing as the perfect murder. Or is […]

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Bathgate Regal Fundraiser, Cottiers, 16 November, 2017

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Help keep the Regal in Bathgate a theatre. 16 November, 2017, 7 p.m. at Cottiers Theatre Reconnect Events are now running Panto in the Regal Theatre in Bathgate with the aim is to of taking over management of the building in 2018. Show the good people of Bathgate your support by helping raise funds to […]

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Gary Faulds, Welcome to Seshlehem, Websters Theatre, 11 November, 2017

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Tickets £15 (ticket price incl. £1.50 ticket admin fee which will display at the checkout) (fee applicable to all tickets, including tickets bought on the day) Buy tickets Join the Glaswegian funny man for what is about to be the sesh of the year, quick witted relatable comedy from one of Glasgow’s most promising comedians. After […]

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#71, Play, Pie and Pint, OranMor, 23 – 28 October, 2017

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#71  Mon, 23 October, 2017 — Sat, 28 October, 2017 By Karen Dunbar | Directed By April Chamberlain Cast: Karen Dunbar, Maureen Carr and Clare Waugh Produced in association with the Traverse Theatre In a Partick there’s a quiet storm brewing. 71 year old Chrissy invites her two oldest friends, Jean and Coco, to her […]

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 | Filed under: What's On Glasgow West End, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

The Steamie, Kings Theatre, Glasgow Monday 23 October until Saturday 4 November, 2017.

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 RED CARPET GALA PERFORMANCE OF TONY ROPER’S THE STEAMIE TO CELEBRATE ANNIVERSARY AT GLASGOW’S KING’S THEATRE – Tuesday 24 October, 2017  GALA WILL ALSO RAISE FUNDS FOR ROYAL CONSERVATOIRE OF SCOTLAND IN 170TH YEAR TO RECOGNISE KEY ROLE IN SCOTTISH DRAMA  Producers Neil Laidlaw and Jason Haigh Ellery are proud to announce that a special […]

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Pajama Men – Pterodactyl Nights, The Stand Glasgow, 16 October, 2017

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Drawing on their huge catalogue of classic bits, always introducing new material and lacing it all together with bizarre improvised tangents the Pajama Men create an anarchic night of jubilant and inventive comedy. Whether you’ve been watching them for years or are seeing them for the first time, attending one of the Pajama Men’s Pterodactyl Nights […]

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Hysteria, Play, Pie, Pint, OranMor until Saturday 14 October, 2017

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OranMor, Top of Byres Road, , Glasgow G12 8QX Cast: Maryam Hamidi, George Drennan and Annie Grace A Play a Pie and a Pint, in association with Traverse Theatre and Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, present: Someone. Somewhere near here. Near or maybe not that near. But never that far away. Straightens their bunny ears and […]

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Theo Clinkard Company:This Bright Field, The Tramway, 13 and 14 October, 2017

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Theo Clinkard has built a reputation for creating affecting and visually arresting work. His latest, This Bright Field, commissioned by Tramway, is presented in two parts. Part one* provides audiences with an intimate on-stage encounter with Clinkard’s exceptional international dancers before part two takes to the full stage on a cinematic scale. Featuring striking lighting […]

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That’ll Be The Day, Kings Theatre Glasgow, 22 October, 2017

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That’ll Be the Day Overview The UK’s premier Rock & Roll production That’ll Be The Day returns with another brand new show! Highly acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value, That’ll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular music. This latest production features a fantastic new-line-up of smash hits […]

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Café Bizarre, Theatre, Luminate Festival, RCS, 14 & 15 October, 2017

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Café Bizarre Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 14 & 15 October, 2017 Part of Luminate, Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival The café is a shelter, a place to be ourselves. We are here to be eccentric, different, strange even. To add our small piece to the mosaic of life. In speaking the truth of our own lives, […]

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Booze by Alan Brady, Websters Theatre, 26 – 28 October, 2017

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Our Time Theatre Group presents “BOOZE” Written by Alan Brady Directed by Alan Brady “Booze” by Alan Brady to make debut at Webster’s Theatre this October. A play about physical damage and emotional scarring. But mostly about the effect of addiction on the innocent victims caught in the crossfire. Following on from sell out performances […]

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