The King's Theatre opened in 1904 and stages touring musicals, dance, comedy, local amateur productions and an annual pantomime. The theatre is operated by the Ambassador Theatre Group.

Location

Venue location
At corner of Bath Street and Elmbank Street near Charing Cross.

Transport

Parking information
Car park at Elmbank Gardens to rear of theatre.
Taxi information
Taxis passing outside theatre on Bath Street. Taxi rank Sauchiehall Street.
Bus/Tram information
18, 11, 16, 42, 44, 57.
Train
Charing Cross Station 320 feet. Queens Street 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Slightly heavy doors at main entrance. Level access at side – gives access to bar. Accessible toilets at rear of stalls. Box office has high counter and loop. Wheelchair spaces to front and rear of stalls and one wheelchair to borrow.

No level access to education spaces but we sometimes use alternate spaces – contact the theatre for details.

Disabled customers are entitled to £5 off on all performances (subject to availability).

Customers who require additional assistance, or who need to sit in particular seats, should make this known at the time of booking.

Infra-red system in auditorium. Collect headsets from Front of House.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: All areas
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle

Events at King's Theatre

  • The Steamie

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    Thursday 2nd Nov, 7.30pm
    The Steamie has delighted and entertained audiences all over the world. Writer Tony Roper directs this 30th anniversary touring production
    Price(s): £19.90 - £46.40
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Wednesday 13th Dec, 1.00pm
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £29.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Friday 15th Dec, 11.00am
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £29.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Tuesday 19th Dec, 7.00pm
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £29.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Wednesday 20th Dec, 7.00pm
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £29.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Wednesday 3rd Jan 2018, 2.00pm
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £33
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Touch Tour: 1pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • Sleeping Beauty

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    Friday 5th Jan 2018, 11.00am
    With magic, music, comedy and special effects, make Sleeping Beauty at the King’s the pantomime of your dreams and book tickets now.
    Price(s): £12 - £29.50
    Relaxed Performance information
    Specifically welcoming people with additional needs, those with an autism spectrum condition, learning disability as well as accessible to people with dementia, their families and carers.
  • Cilla - the Musical

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    Friday 2nd Feb 2018, 7.30pm
    Extraordinary story of a teenage girl from Liverpool whose dreams of stardom lead to her becoming one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers.
    Price(s): £17.90 - £61.40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

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    Saturday 17th Feb 2018, 2.30pm
    Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.
    Price(s): £15 - £73
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

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    Saturday 17th Feb 2018, 2.30pm
    Long before she was Carole King, the chart-topping music legend, she was an ordinary girl with an extraordinary talent.
    Price(s): £15 - £73
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Pauline Laverty
    Touch Tour: 1pm
    Optimum seating position: All areas