Ambassador Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including BARNUM, SHREK THE MUSICAL, and More!
Its game on at the King's Theatre Glasgow with Ian McElhinney, better known to Game of Thrones enthusiasts as Ser Barristan Selmy, directing "Stones in his Pockets" (Mon 27 Oct). A quiet Irish community is turned upside down by the arrival of a massive Hollywood movie shoot - let the hilarity commence.
Marti tells the captivating and moving story of twin boys separated at birth, only to be reunited, by a twist of fate and a mother's haunting secret.
50 years of panto at the King's is celebrated in swashbuckling style, with a brand new title, "Peter Pan" (Sat 6 Dec - Sun 11 Jan). On board this maiden voyage is star of Gary Tank Commander Greg McHugh, Still Games' Gavin Mitchell, Capital FM presenter Des Clarke and River City favourite Scott Fletcher. With all the traditional panto fun, spectacular flying sequences and a sprinkle of fairy dust, Peter Pan will have audiences of all ages hooked.
Get ready for blast off in 2015 with the Olivier Award-winning jukebox musical Return to the "Forbidden Planet" (Mon 9 - Sat 14 Feb) before you're swept off your feet as the King's presents yet another Scottish Premier, "The Bodyguard" (Wed 4 - Sat 14 Mar).
Roll up, roll up to see the greatest showman on earth - Brian Conley is "Barnum" (Tue 31 Mar - Sat 4 Apr). This exhilarating musical follows the exuberant life of Phineas T Barnum as he realises his circus dreams.
The King's Theatre is 'ogre' excited to present "Shrek the Musical" (Wed 29 Apr - Sun 17 Man). Join our unlikely hero and his trusty steed Donkey on their quest to rescue Princess Fiona from a fire breathing, love-sick dragon. The comedy continues with Monty Python's "Spamalot" (Mon 1 - Sat 6 Jun) where Joe Pasquale, Bonnie Langford and Todd Carty embark on the Quest for the Holy Grail.
The Theatre Royal hosts a medley of murder mysteries. In J.B. Priestley's "Dangerous Corner" (Mon 27 Oct - Sat 1 Nov) skeletons come crashing out of the closet in more ways than one at a prestigious dinner party whileHeartBeat's Jason Durr stirs things up as Hercule Poirot in Agatha Christie's "Black Coffee" (Mon 3 - Sat 8 Nov).
John Gordon Sinclair provides butler service in the hilarious Jeeves & Wooster in "Perfect Nonsense" (Mon 24 - Sat 29 Nov). Then we're really 'puttin' on the Ritz' with Irving Berlin's classic musical Top Hat (Tue 2 - Sat 13 Dec).
The king of disco, Tony Manero, has us 'Jive Talking' in this brand new production of Saturday Night Fever (Tue 16 Dec - Sat 3 Jan). This Christmas you'll be transported back to the 70's with legendary disco moves to an array of hits from the Bee Gees.
In 2015 the Theatre Royal presents the return of the West End play that inspired the Oscar winning movie, "The King's Speech" (Mon 16 - Sat 21 Mar). Jason Donovan stars as the eccentric speech therapist Lionel Logue who helps King George VI overcome his stammer as he prepares to address the nation on the brink of World War II.