The King's, Glasgow is one of Scotland's most historic and significant theatres. It opened in 1904 as one of the most brilliant designs of the prolific theatre architect Frank Matcham and has played host to top stars and shows ever since. It is home to possibly the very best Christmas pantomime to be seen in the United Kingdom which over the years has featured the Scottish greats including Stanley Baxter, Jimmy Logan, Rikki Fulton, Jack Milroy, Elaine C Smith and Gerard Kelly. The King's provides... Read more >>
With countless West End credits to his name, Peter McKintosh is the design mastermind behind some of the country's most successful stage productions, We caught up with Peter about his work on Guys and Dolls now on in the West End and heading out on tour soon.
On Tuesday 6 October the panto cast arrived at the fantastic Cook School of Scotland, just outside of Kilmarnock. With the aid of our brilliant filming team, LA Media and director Justin Adams, we set about producing our own take on a somewhat popular television baking show…
Here are our top tips about the best Christmas shows to go and see this 2014. There's something in here for everyone, whether you're from Torquay, Glasgow or anywhere in between.
Check out which of our biggest and best musicals are UK bound this 2014, and which plays are taking punters by storm.
From Sinbad the Sailor to Robinson Crusoe, Jack and the Beanstalk to Mother Goose and Aladdin to Cinderella, the King’s has been the proud home to many wonderful, uniquely Scottish pantomimes.
‘The Grand Old Lady of Bath Street’ (AKA King’s Theatre) has a lot going for it. We’re pretty proud that we’re able to show off Glasgow’s largest theatre with this lovely infographic, which takes you on a tour of the theatre history, adding in a sprinkling of weird and wacky facts along the way.
Take our pantomime quiz to decide which show is the one for you. Are you young at heart like Peter Pan, a bit of a clean freak like Cinderella, a fan of exotic climates like Aladdin, not a morning person like Sleeping Beauty, one of the lads like Snow White, keen on heights like Jack and the Beanstalk or all about the gold like Dick Whittington?
As the cast rehearse Aladdin we dropped by to capture them in action.
Gavin Mitchell, Jenny Douglas and Gordon Cooper joined shoppers at The Avenue to switch on the Christmas lights
This year's King's Theatre panto ad for Aladdin was filmed at Mulberry Bank Auction House in Glasgow which was ideal given the theme selected for this year; the Lamptiques Road Show.
Abanazar and the Slave of the Ring (AKA Gavin Mitchell and Karen Dunbar) have teamed up with SPT to promote a panto-tastic ticket offer for subway travellers for this years production of Aladdin
Aladdin (Kieran Brown ) and Princess Jasmine (Jenny Douglas) took their magic carpet to Glasgow's Silverburn shopping centre
Halloween is here again, and we thought we'd mark the occasion by telling you ghost stories from some of our most haunted theatres. Light a candle, grab a cuppa and be prepared for the fright of your life!
Did you know that ATG owns 40 theatres? Each unique in their own special way... here are some nice photos that show them off at their best.
We’ve asked a whole load of folk to outline their experiences of the theatre scene and drama courses at their universities.