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The Kings Theatre

Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9282 8282
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FlashDance

Lovely historic building, the lighting effects and acoustics are brilliant. The show was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Si710904
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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The theatre is a lovely traditional venue with a great deal of charm. Unfortunately the seats were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anne J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely historic building, the lighting effects and acoustics are brilliant. The show was fantastic just a shame that you are unable to vett people before selling them a ticket....

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The theatre is a lovely traditional venue with a great deal of charm. Unfortunately the seats were very close together, fine for me being only 5'3" but my husband who is 6.3" and has had two replacement knees could not sit in the seat. Luckily...More

Thank Anne J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A highly energetic neon flashing lights world of amazement! The vocalists seemed to be have drowned out by the music during the 1st half but after a word with a lovely staff member by the bar this seemed to have been rectified. Unfortunately, a group...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Kings is our favourite theatre, seldom do we leave disappointed. Flash-dance was brilliantly staged with fantastic lighting and effects and a cast of Dancers that were superb. The only thing that ruined the evening was the ridiculously loud and distorted sound system, it was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Dara O'Briain and the Kings Theatre is the perfect size for stand up. Can also recommend The Vaults over the road for meeting friends before/after shows.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to the King's even though we've lived in the area all our lives. It's a grand old building, so quite small in certain areas. The staff are very friendly and helpful also very polite. It would seem no air conditioning, so can...More

Thank Peter B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit to The Kings Theatre and what an experience for me and my girlfriend. A truly royal interior and a fantastic musical all about Marc Bolan. Bar attendants and Usherettes were very friendly but special mention to the General Manager Terence Carvalho. I...More

4  Thank Kinners67
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Was here a couple of nights ago for a tribute show to the Eagles - The Illegal Eagles. Seen numerous times before and they were as good as ever ! This theatre is a great venue, think I read it has capacity of 1500. Was...More

Thank gatesy150
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Really lovely old theatre. I had the pleasure of seeing Fisher Stevens performing as Neil Diamond in A Beautiful Noise. Fantastic performance. I had a great view of the stage. Great acoustics. 2 bars offering a good selection of drinks and snacks. Downside, the chairs...More

Thank Catherine A
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Elton John tribute. Fantastic. If you are an Elton John fan go and see this show! And Kings Southsea was where the pinball wizard scene was filmed. Apparently.

Thank Lee W
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