Kings News

May 2021



Update regarding our summer pantomime, Dick Whittington

17 May 2021

Statement from Paul Woolf – Kings Theatre CEO: The Kings of Theatre team is committed to bringing our audiences first class entertainment in a safe environment. As leader of this great team I have had to make some tough decisions in the last year. I have always driven the team with an optimistic heart keeping […]

March 2021



Give the Gift of Theatre this Mother’s Day!

11 Mar 2021

Mothering Sunday is this week – Sunday 14 March, and so we’re celebrating Mums everywhere – ours, yours, your children’s (!) and encouraging them to treat themselves to a night out at the Kings. Something to look forward to, now that it feels like we’re finally on our way back to normal! We’ve picked out […]

January 2021


COVID 19 Update

Update from our CEO: 08 JAN

08 Jan 2021

I hope you, your family and friends are well. As you may know our fabulous Pantomime, Dick Whittington, was cut short in December, and although we wanted to remount it over the February school half term to complete the run, sadly this cannot happen now. I am really proud that the Kings was able to […]

November 2020


COVID 19 Update

Update from our CEO: 06 NOV

06 Nov 2020

We’re delighted that our Christmas pantomime, Dick Whittington, is still going ahead this year despite the lockdown. We’ve had the set, props and costumes delivered early, and the Kings crew have worked non-stop over the last few days so that we’ll be ready to go in December when we re-open on the 2nd. We are allowed […]



Update: Revised dates for Dick Whittington

01 Nov 2020

We are pleased to announce that we have extended our pantomime run of Dick Whittington with performances now scheduled until Sunday 3rd January 2021. As a result of the latest restrictions, the Theatre will be closed from Thursday 5th November for four weeks, with the first pantomime performance moved to Tuesday 8th December. All shows […]

October 2020



Here’s how Schools can enjoy Panto this Christmas!

30 Oct 2020

We are delighted to announce that the Kings Theatre will be bringing the festive season to schools, with our pantomime Dick Whittington available to stream.  Due to current restrictions, many regular school groups will be unable to attend the show in-person, but the package is a safe alternative in keeping with Christmas tradition. The show, filmed live at the Theatre, will be available from Monday 14th – […]

September 2020



We’re Open, We’re Safe, Book Now!

21 Sep 2020

As you can see, the Kings is now open, safe and ready to take your booking for all of our upcoming shows and events – and of course our Pompey Panto – Dick Whittington! We are so grateful to everyone who has supported us during the reopening by buying tickets, coming to see our events, and for […]

August 2020


COVID 19 Update

Update from our CEO: 07 AUG

07 Aug 2020

Plans for re-opening are gathering pace, and we’re really excited to be announcing the latest addition to our panto cast today – X Factor finalist Sean Smith who will play Dick Whittington. Portsmouth-born Sean shot to fame as one half of the duo Same Difference after reaching the final of the X Factor and being […]

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