Kings News

November 2023

June 2023



Kings Theatre | English Heritage Open Day

21 Jun 2023

To celebrate Heritage Open Days 2023, The Kings Theatre will be opening its doors on Friday 15th September! So why not book a tour and find out more about this beautiful Grade II* listed proscenium arch theatre, designated by the Theatres Trust as a ‘theatre of national architectural importance’.  To attend the open day and […]

May 2023



Panto 2023 Cast Announced!

18 May 2023

The Kings Theatre is proud to announce Shaun Williamson and James Argent as Hook and Peter Pan in this year’s Pompey Panto – Hook – The High Flying Adventures of Peter Pan The role of Hook is to be played by Shaun Williamson, better known as the iconic ‘Barry from Eastenders’ and from Ricky Gervais’ […]

March 2023



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang car to pay a flying Visit to Portsmouth!

13 Mar 2023

On Saturday 18 March Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will pay a flying visit to the city of Portsmouth. The Kings Theatre is proudly presenting a community production of the show (Tue 11 – Sun 16 April) and to celebrate we have arranged for the car to visit some of Portsmouth’s iconic landmarks. The car and its […]



Meet Duke – our new star here at The Kings!

08 Mar 2023

The Kings recently announced auditions for a local pooch to star in La Bohème, the Ellen Kent opera, when it comes to The Kings Theatre on 30 March 2023. The successful auditionee was Duke, a very sociable and friendly Cavachon. He is also about to celebrate his 6th birthday on 16th March, so its double […]

February 2023



Does your dog have what it takes to be an opera star?

28 Feb 2023

Ellen Kent and the Ukrainian Opera & Ballet Theatre Kyiv are looking for a doggie star for their Opera La Bohème when it comes to The Kings Theatre on March 30th 2023 Has your dog got star quality? If your pet pooch is the canine equivalent of Brad Pitt or Scarlett Johansson, then they could […]

October 2022



Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Auditions Announcement

26 Oct 2022

The Kings Theatre is delighted to present the family favourite, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in April 2023.   If you love performing as a past-time, want to showcase your talent and would like to be part of a first-class community production, then this is the perfect opportunity!  We are holding auditions for adult actors (18+) and […]



First Dates Star Grant Urquhart Joins The Pompey Panto

06 Oct 2022

The Kings Theatre announces famous face as their brand-new Prince Charming  The Kings Theatre is thrilled to announce that Grant Urquhart – of First Dates fame - has joined the cast of its upcoming and 88th pantomime, to star as the handsome Prince Charming.  Urquhart, who stars as a charming senior waiter on Channel 4’s hit show, […]

September 2022



Kids are Back at the Kings!

01 Sep 2022

The Kings Theatre is thrilled to have kids back in the pantomime this year!  We are holding open auditions for all young performers that are in the school years 3-6. This will be a great experience but also a lot of work for the children and the family.  Find out more before you register online […]

August 2022



The Kings Theatre releases 16,500 Panto tickets at just £10 Each

26 Aug 2022

Today, as part of its ongoing commitment to make the theatre available and affordable to everybody, The Kings Theatre has released 16,500 seats for the Christmas pantomime “Cinderella” at just £10 each and this comes in addition to the launch of The Kings Theatre Arts Academy and a £25,000 Scholarship Scheme. Tickets priced at just […]

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