Kings News

March 2024



Kings Theatre announces availability of a sensory pack for Neurodiverse theatre audiences

21 Mar 2024

As Neurodiversity Celebration week continues alongside Sign Language week, The Kings Theatre is delighted to announce the introduction of sensory packs. The Kings recognises that many people with neurodiverse conditions can experience overstimulation or under stimulation by their environment, referred to as hypersensitivity or hyposensitivity. To support a more inclusive environment, The Kings are now […]

February 2024



Spongebob the Musical Audition Application

23 Feb 2024

The Kings Theatre Arts Academy in Partnership with the Kings Theatre is delighted to announce we will be Producing SpongeBob the Musical for 10 to 18 year olds. This is an amazing opportunity but also hard work for the children and families involved so please read all the information before applying. Registration is compulsory and […]



Kings Theatre Announces new CEO appointment

13 Feb 2024

The Kings Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Pearce as CEO. Richard is looking forward to building on the incredible success that former CEO Paul Woolf has achieved during his 6 year tenure. Paul will now focus his attention on the long awaited regeneration of the theatre, as well as continuing to […]

December 2023



KTAA Launches Show Choir “Resonate”

15 Dec 2023

The Kings Theatre Arts Academy is excited to be launching a Show choir called Resonate and are looking for local performers interested in joining. Whether you have had professional training or have had experience in choirs before, KTAA are encouraging people from all backgrounds to come along and audition. The show choir will showcase some […]

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 […]

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