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

  • Sunshine on Leith

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    Thursday 21st Jun, 7.30pm
    Featuring the music of The Proclaimers this energetic piece of musical theatre is loved by audiences and critics alike.
    Price(s): Tickets from £16
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    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • The Band: Take That’s New Musical

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    Friday 29th Jun, 5.00pm
    Featuring the music of Take That and starring the winners from the BBC’s Let it Shine, Five to Five.
    Price(s): Tickets from £23.40
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    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III

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    Friday 24th Aug, 8.00pm
    Frankie Boyle brings Volume Three of his eight-volume Prometheus sequence to a baffled Theatre Royal Glasgow.
    Price(s): Tickets from £24.15
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • An Officer and a Gentleman

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    Wednesday 12th Sep, 7.30pm
    Based on true events, An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical follows the Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere.
    Price(s): Tickets from £19.90
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • Shrek the Musical

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    Sunday 30th Sep, 5.00pm
    This hilarious production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
    Price(s): Tickets from £19.50
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    Audio Describer(s): Paulene Laverty
    Optimum seating position: All areas
  • Shrek the Musical

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    Wednesday 3rd Oct, 7.00pm
    This hilarious production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
    Price(s): Tickets from £17.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Shrek the Musical

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    Thursday 4th Oct, 7.00am
    This hilarious production turns the world of fairytales upside down in an all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy.
    Price(s): Tickets from £17.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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    Thursday 8th Nov, 7.30pm
    Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now in its third year in the West End!
    Price(s): Tickets from £13.90
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Morag Donnelly
    Optimum seating position: Stalls row C, D & E
  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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    Saturday 10th Nov, 2.30pm
    Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now in its third year in the West End!
    Price(s): Tickets from £13.90
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle
  • Aladdin

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    Wednesday 12th Dec, 11.00am
    Traditional King's panto family fun with Elaine C Smith and Johnny Mac
    Price(s): Tickets from £12
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    Optimum seating position: Mid Stalls or Circle