The King’s Theatre, Glasgow Programme Autumn 2016 – Spring 2017


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

Cinderella (Fri 2 Dec 2016 – Sun 8 Jan 2017)

‘We’ll all be going to the ball this year as Cinderella, the godmother of all pantos, returns to the King’s. Starring Scottish comedy legends Gregor Fisher and Tony Roper as those awfy mean and ugly sisters, the fabulous Des Clarke and a few other well-kent faces, it’s going to be a marvellous night out for the whole family this festive season.'(Fri 2 Dec-Sun 8 Jan) Buy tickets online

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Islands in the Stream, 13 January, 2016

As seen on Sky TV and featuring Stars in Their Eyes’ Kenny Rogers

Celebrating the queen and king of country, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers

Stacked with country music’s greatest hits: Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, The Gambler, I Will Always Love You, Coward of the County, Love is Like a Butterfly and Lady – enjoy the awesome vocals and gentle humour of Dolly and Kenny’s legendary live shows.

Bring-the-house-down performances, a superb score and supreme musicianship tell the story of the simple Smoky Mountains farm girl’s rise to country music’s biggest superstar. Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door… and sail away to another world… with the all-new thigh-slapping stage show blockbuster of 2016….

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The Woman in Black (Tues 17 Jan-Sat 21 Jan)

‘We’re throwing in a twist among the happy-go-lucky musicals in the New Year as The Woman in Black makes it way from the page to the stage in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious adaptation of the Susan Hill novel. A lawyer obsessed with a curse he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a woman in black engages a sceptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story. It all start innocently enough but you’ll have shivers running up your spine before you know it.’ (Tues 17 Jan-Sat 21 Jan) Buy tickets online

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Cirque Beserk 24 Jan –Sat 29 Jan 2017)

Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, Cirque Beserk is great fun for kids and adults alike. The astoundingly talented international troupe includes more than 30 jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers, daredevil stunt men and of course the awards winning clown, Tweedy. (Tues 24 Jan –Sat 29 Jan) Buy tickets online

Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mon 6 Feb- Sat 11 Feb)

From explosive tap numbers to a Fred and Ginger dance routine on a window ledge, Strictly’s Joanna Clifton will be dusting off her dancing shoes as she stars in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie. Set in the jazz age of NYC, this feel good factor show is bursting with raised hemlines, bobbed hair and love. (Mon 6 Feb- Sat 11 Feb) Buy tickets online

Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom (Fri 17 Feb & Sat 18 Feb 2017)

Peppa Pig was a popular hit this summer and now the producers are putting their talents to adapting Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom for the stage. The beautiful story of elves, princesses and childhood innocence is perfect for all the family.  (Fri 17 Feb & Sat 18 Feb) Buy tickets online

The Full Monty (27 Feb-Sat 4 Mar 2017)

Sound-tracked by all the hen night must-have tunes, The Full Monty is back and bigger than ever. Starring soap favourites Gary Lucy, Chris Fountain, Kai Owen, Anthony Lewis, Andrew Dunn and Louis Emerick and not Andrew Lewis the stage adaptation of the smash film is no stranger to standing ovations  and continues to thrill its audiences up and down the country. (27 Feb – 4 March)

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The Lyric Club: Summer Holiday (7 – 11 March, 2017)

From the company who brought you Dolly Parton’s hit show 9 to 5 – The MusicalThe Lyric Club is proud to present the fantastic and upbeat crowd pleaser, Summer Holiday. This feel good musical is adapted by  Michael Gyngell and Mark Haddigan from the original 1963 film. It tells the story of Don and his 3 fellow mechanic pals as they journey on their big red bus through Paris, The Alps, Italy and Greece picking up a girl band on the cusp of stardom and a young American pop star on the run along the way. This bright, fun show will make you want to Put On Your Dancing Shoes with a hit filled score featuring amongst others, In The CountryBachelor BoyMove ItLiving DollThe Young Ones and not forgetting the title song, Summer Holiday. So start your summer a little early and come and join us for a fabulous night out. …

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Ghost (Mon 27 Mar-Sat 1 Apr 2017)

‘We all know the classic tale made famous by the late great Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore and many have hungered for its touch ever since. This March, the Oscar-winning love story that is Ghost will return to the King’s as part of a new stage production currently touring the UK. ‘  (Mon 27 Mar-Sat 1 Apr)Buy tickets online

The Buddy Holly Story (Tues 4 Apr-Sat 8 Apr 2017)

Buddy Holly fans, brace yourself. The Buddy Holly Story is back to treat you to a terrific two hours of the greatest songs including Raining in My Heart, Everyday and Shout while the talented cast tell the story of Buddy Holly’s legendary musical career from his rise to fame through to his final performance are the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa. (Tues 4 Apr-Sat 8 Apr) Buy tickets online

The Wedding Singer (Tues 18 Apr-Sat 22 April. 2017)

‘We’re going party like it’s 1985 as The Wedding Singer hits all the right notes at the King’s in April. Starring Rab C Nesbitt actress Barbara Rafferty as Grandma Rosie you’ll be taken back to the 80s when wedding singer Robbie Hart is jilted at his own big day, leaving him too heartbroken to perform at any more weddings. Can he back into the groove and follow his dreams? There’s only one way to find out. ‘(Tues 18 Apr-Sat 22 April) Buy tickets online

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Box Office Opening Hours

The King’s Theatre Box Office will open 90 mins before each performance, ticket sales for that show only. If you are collecting tickets we recommend you arrive at least 45 minutes prior to curtain up.

The Theatre Royal Box Office (282 Hope Street) open 10am – 6pm, Mon – Sat, operates advance sales for both venues.

King’s Theatre, 297 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JN
0844 871 7648 (bkg fees)
Calls cost 7p per min plus your phone company’s access charge.

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