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Shows Dominic Kirwan The Fifteen Streets Des O’Connor Hormonal Housewives Soldier I Lady And The Tramp Singin’ In The Rain Voice Of The Heart Forever In Blue Jeans The Drifters Student Screening Raining Men The Aristocats On The Waterfront The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Charlotte’s Web Born in the Gardens Shows The Signalman Sherlock Holmes - The Death and Life Dance Challenge Ken Dodd Andy Abraham’s History of the Big Bands Sally Morgan The ELO Experience One Night In Vegas Pinocchio La Dolce Vita - Life is Beautiful Habeas Corpus Dance Factor New Writers Festival - KYT Juniors The Secret Garden The Daisy Chain Festival Dickens on Film Where the Dickens? Albert Road Peppa Pig’s Treasure Hunt UK Pink Floyd Experience imPact on stage! Shows Move Your Feet - Alverstoke School of Dance A Triple Bill - Giselle School of Dance Pompey Pop MADD About Musicals Portsmouth Book Awards Musical Heroes New Writers Festival - KYT Seniors Pupil’s Oscars

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Fifteen Streets SAT 5 MAY 3.00pm & 7.30pm

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This stage adaptation by Rob Bettinson of Catherine Cookson’s popular novel gives us a rare opportunity to witness the struggles for survival of the poverty stricken dockland community of Tyneside in 1910.

Dominic Kirwan, widely regarded as one of Ireland’s finest ever entertainers, brings his dynamic and vibrant performing style to theatres across the UK with his brand -new show ‘Live and Personal’.

THE REP COLLEGE presents their 200th production. David Tudor, having been resident Artistic Director at The Kings Theatre, Southsea for six years during the eighties, returns to The Kings Theatre with a production of The Fifteen Streets performed by professional alumni of The Rep College plus aspiring professional actors, training under David’s tutelage at The Rep College in Reading.

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Des O’Connor SUN 6 MAY

7.30pm

Des O’Connor … World-class star and ultimate entertainer. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see a true showbusiness legend live on stage for a wonderful evening of comedy, laughter and music.

‘Des is everything showbiz was meant to be... talented, polished & immensely likeable’

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Fri 11 May

Join the Hormonal Housewives as they battle against weight gain, weight loss, mood swings, wine, PMS, men, going to the gym, waxing, stretch marks, men, chocolate, upper-lip hair, chocolate, men, chocolate ... and all the other joys of being a 21st Century girl!

‘Ticked all the right boxes…The audience loved it’ Edinburgh Evening News

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Sat 12 May

7.30pm

An evening with

an SAS

Legend

This is his story, told by the man himself, LIVE on stage... Pete “Snapper” Winner, codenamed SOLDIER “I” spent eighteen years with the UK’s Special Air Service (SAS) and fought at what are among the Regiment’s most iconic battles.

‘Do not miss this night!’ Andy McNab

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Lady and the Tramp SUN 13 May

Student

Drifters

3.00pm

in Concert

Screening

Masquerade Tour SUN 20 MAY

7.30pm

WED 23 May

7.30pm

University of Portsmouth Short Film Showcase 3rd year students of the School of Creative Arts Film and Media present their final year projects in this showcase of short films by young filmmakers.

The romantic tale of a sheltered uptown Cocker Spaniel dog and a streetwise downtown Mutt.

Adult £3.00 Child £2.00 Family £8.00

Singin’ in the Rain SUN 13 May

The Drifters are back on the road, performing both the classic hits from the last six decades and their superb new material.

7.00pm

Covering a range of styles from comedy to thriller, drama to documentary, their five films present diverse approaches to a range of topics.

Hits include ‘You’re More Than A Number,’ ‘Up On The Roof,’ ‘Under the Boardwalk’, ‘Save The Last Dance For Me’ as well as popular new tracks such as ‘Do You Dream Of Me’, ‘The One’ and ‘The Whole World.’

Glorious classic film musical starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor. £5.00 | Conc £1 8

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Voice of the Heart THU 17 May

7.30pm

FEATURING THE STUNNING VOICE OF

CAROLE GORDON

WITH THE BLUE JEANS BAND & SINGERS OVER 2 HOURS OF GREAT CARPENTERS HITS

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I NEED TO BE IN LOVE ❤ THERE’S A KIND OF HUSH ❤ JAMBALAY

I NEED TO BE IN LOVE ❤ MR POSTMAN ❤ CLOSE TO YOU ❤ CAN’T SMILE WITHOUT YOU ❤

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FRI 18 May

TOP OF THE WORLD ❤ YESTERDAY ONCE MORE ❤ SING

Come and join one of the greatest parties in town with a cast of terrific singers, dancers and musicians!

This stunning 2 hour show will recreate and celebrate the music of The Carpenters. With superb vocals from Carole Gordon and outstanding talent from the brilliant Blue Jeans Band & Singers it will be a “sparkling” night to remember. After a hugely successful tour in 2011, Voice Of The Heart has a brand new show for 2012 featuring even more timeless classics from The Carpenters.

From 1950’s & 60’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Jerry Lee Lewis & Brenda Lee to The Beatles & The Monkeys, to 50 years of Motown Magic, while The Carpenters , Showaddywaddy and Abba bring us into the 70’s . Bring the whole family and come and enjoy one of the liveliest and happiest shows of them all!

IF YOU LIKE GOOD MUSIC THEN YOU WILL LOVE THIS SHOW

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Aristocats SUN 27 May

THU 24 - SAT 26 MAY

3.00pm

7.30pm

With the help of a smooth talking tomcat, a family of Parisian felines set to inherit a fortune from their owner try to make it back home.

Adult £3.00 Child £2.00 Family £8.00

On The

Waterfront SUN 27 May

‘Raining Men’ is the story of Phil the bouncer, Doug the DJ, and Colin the barman and a night where The Full Monty meets Priscilla, Queen of the Desert… a great night out featuring the music of Barbra Streisand, Shirley Bassey and Judy Garland. Strictly for adults only with strong language and adult content from the start!

“… They danced in the aisles, waved their hands in the air and gave the all-male cast a standing ovation” Derbyshire Times

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The 1954 classic starring Marlon Brando. The waterfront is under the rule of Johnny Friendly until Terry Malloy witnesses a murder, a sight that will later change everything. £5.00 | Conc £1

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Dance Challenge SUN 3 JUN

1.00pm

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7.00pm

Andy Abraham’s History of the Big Bands arrives at the

Hot on the heels of its seven-year success, with an unparalleled reputation for high quality entertainment for the entire family, DanceChallenge™ returns to Portsmouth for the second year running. Watch the local talent before they hit the London Stage for the National Title during the Cultural Olympiad and are seen live online by a worldwide audience!

By jove! How tickled you’ll be!! Don’t miss a truly “tattifelarius” evening of laughter and songs with a comic genius and showbiz legend. Enjoy a fun-filled variety show for all the family with guests, jokes and songs celebrating more than 50 hilarious years of ‘Happiness’ with The Squire of Knotty Ash!

KING’S THEATRE, PORTSMOUTH ON 6TH JUNE AT 7.30PM. The former X-Factor star is backed by a 13-piece big band as he revisits classic numbers by artists such as Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Sammy Davis Jr in this magnificent tribute to the golden era of swing music. For more information, please see:

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Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

28 MAY

SHERLOCK HOMES STARTING AT 7.30PM

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28 MAY

SHERLOCK HOMES STARTING AT 7.30PM

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STAGE 2 STAGE SUMMER 2012 2

MON 28 MAY

7.30pm

TUE 29 MAY 2.00pm & 7.00pm

SUMMER 2012

Stage 2 Studio Theatre The Kings Theatre is delighted to announce the return of the Stage 2 studio theatre. A specially designed studio space has been created on the stage of the Kings Theatre, seating just 100, and set in an area where audiences never normally go. See backstage at the same time as watching an intimate production in an atmospheric setting. We are delighted to welcome Stage 2 back after the hugely successful seasons in 2007 and 2008 28 May - 2 June

Starring Basil Rathbone in the role of Conan Doyle’s super sleuth ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and aided by his loyal friend Dr Watson (Nigel Bruce). Sherlock Holmes arch nemesis Professor Moriarty plans to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London. We are pleased to have Michael Gunton, the curator of the Conan Doyle Collection presenting a talk prior to the screening. Half price admission with a Sherlock Holmes - The Death and Life ticket supported by The Conan Doyle Collection

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Wilbur’s no ordinary farmhouse pig, he’d do anything to avoid ending up on the dinner table. But help arrives from the unlikeliest of places... a spider’s web. As Wilbur grows bigger, his friendship with the spider Charlotte grows too. But how far will she go to save her best friend?

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Born in the Gardens WED 30 - THU 31

7.30pm

Bristol. 1979. ‘The Iron Lady’ has just become Prime Minister. Britain is changing. Master playwright, Peter Nichols, shows in this hilarious and deeply touching play that change is not always for the best.... The hugely talented and inventive Creative Cow continues to promote and present top notch theatre around the UK WhatsOnStage

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Signalman FRI 1 JUN

2.00pm & 7.00pm

New Apollo, Portsmouth’s own professional theatre company, present one of Dickens’ best short stories. A signalman occupying a lonely, windswept and remote outpost suffers visitations from spirits which presage death and disaster on the line... Performances followed by a rehearsed reading of The Indian’s Head by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and a Q&A session with the cast including Peter McCrohon who adapted The Signalman for the stage.

Sherlock Holmes The Death &

Life

SAT 2 JUN

2.00pm & 7.30pm

Arthur Conan Doyle tires of ‘his’ intolerably arrogant Sherlock Holmes, and invents arch villain Moriarty to eliminate him. This dangerous scheme, combined with Doyle’s passion for raising the spirits of the dead, has bizarre, dramatic and very unexpected outcomes. A light-hearted and intriguing investigation of the consequences, when fictional characters take on lives and ambitions of their own, quite against the wishes of the author.

‘Roger Llewellyn precisely embodies Sherlock, Conan Doyle would have approved’ Time Out, London

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Experience

One Night In Vegas

FRI 8 JUN

SAT 9 JUN

The ELO

THU 7 JUN

7.30pm

Sally Morgan, star of Sky LIVING’s Psychic Sally On The Road, returns for another phenomenal nationwide tour. Sally’s live stage shows are completely unpredictable; no two shows are ever the same. Often referred to as the “Psychic to the Stars”, Sally has read for many celebrities over the years including George Michael, Uma Thurman and more recently Alesha Dixon and ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ heartthrob Mark Wright.

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7.30pm

The Electric Light Orchestra Greatest Hits show, performed live by the incredible ELO Experience, is once again on the road, taking audiences back to the days when these amazing songs were first heard, and creating an uplifting atmosphere within the theatre walls, that just has to be experienced.

Forget about everything for 2 hours of nostalgia with this amazing

7 piece band

7.30pm

NEW SHOW FOR 2012 6th Anniversary Tour Starring Martyn Lucas A show featuring the music & excitement from the entertainment capital of the world. Including songs from Michael Buble, Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Elton John, Elvis, Barry Manilow & Michael Jackson Prepare to be dazzled, sing & shout for more as the Number One Vegas show comes to the Kings.

“Voice was Excellent…….”

London Palladium £17.00 | Conc £1.50

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La Dolce Vita “Share Your Italian Story” Sun 10 Jun

La Dolce Vita

Life Is Beautiful

Life Is Beautiful

4.00pm

7pm

Habeas Corpus wed 13 JUN mat wed 13 thu 14 JUN

1.30pm 7.30pm

Showcasing the best of Italian film, food, wine, tourism and art, transforming The Kings Theatre into ‘Little Italy’ Featuring... Theatre tours in Italian and English Food & wine master classes Winner of 3 Academy Awards and the Grande Jury Prize at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, Life Is Beautiful is an unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquers all.

Pinocchio

Tourism information Followed by a screening of “Life is Beautiful” on the big screen

2pm

Milan based IMA®GINI present De Terra live on stage

Walt Disney’s Original Classic, that taught the world to wish upon a star...

Pinocchio Adult £3.00 Child £2.00 Family £8.00

Dr Arthur Wicksteed’s life is getting complicated. This is a farce like no other. Acclaimed British author and playwright Alan Bennett (The History Boys, Talking Heads) weaves through the twists and turns of Arthur Wicksteed’s life in a journey that is part farce, part musical and part pantomime.

Habeas Corpus is a hilariously raunchy comedy not to be missed.

La Dolce Vita incl. Life Is Beautiful £5.00 Conc £1 KC

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Dance

Factor SAT 23 JUN

2pm & 7pm

Performed by the pupils of Timestep School of Dance

A wonderfully

entertaining show with music from “Mary Poppins”, “Wizard of Oz”, “Chicago”, and a surprisingly strange Finale! Performed by pupils from 3yrs – adults, this is a show for the whole family to enjoy.

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Junior

New Writers SUN 24 JUN

7.00pm

In conjunction with The News, the Kings Youth Theatre Juniors are proud to present and perform brand new pieces of drama, by brand new local play-wrights being performed on Kings Theatre stage for the very first time! Exciting never-before-seen pieces written by both young and old, performed by 7-12year olds; including a sketch written by one of our own youth theatre members.

£8.00 | Conc £2

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Secret Garden

SUN 24 JUN

11.00am

The timeless tale of a special place where magic, hope and love grow “**** Beautiful, intelligent, entrancing entertainment” Roger Ebert’s Video Companion

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The Daisy

Chain Festival Albert Road

Sunday 24th June 2012 | 12 – 4pm The Daisy Chain Festival is a creative, vibrant and fun filled family day for all ages with exciting activities including:

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Performers Gardening Workshops Children’s Activities Film - The Secret Garden 11am Music Exhibitions Street Art

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Kings Youth Theatre, School Visits Talks and Tours

Life Long Learning Curriculum Support Work Experience

Community Projects Show Workshops Further Education

Little Limelight Lovers 10.15am -11.15am (0 – 4 years) 11.30am - 12.30pm (0 – 4 years) Come and join us for fun games, music and dance on stage with a story to finish Tickets available through the Box Office and on the door, unfortunately they are not available online £2 in advance | £3 on the door Little Limelight Season Saver: Book all 3 sessions in advance for just £1.50 each!

Dates for your diary: Tues 8th May | Tues 19th June | Tues 3rd July

Sing and Sign

£58

Stage 1 Course (10 weeks)

for babies between 6-24 months Baby signing the fun way! Come to our classes and start this wonderful and educational experience with your family.

Dates for your diary: Mon 16 April, Mon 14, 21, 28 May, Mon 11, 18, 25 June, Mon 2, 9, 16 July For more information please email: singandsignportsmouth@hotmail.co.uk

Educational workshops and tours available to accompany selected shows, for more information see www.kings-southsea.com/education

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s OOL H SC Go Wild Week!

Go Wild Week

Mon 23 - Fri 27 July 9am – 5pm

MON-Fri

Making Musicals Summer School Week Mon 30 July – Fri 3 August 9am – 5pm

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115.00 £135.00 £ ount TUE-Fri Sibling Disc 0 .0 5 10 £ 0 £115.0

Making Musicals Technical Summer School Mon 30 July – Fri 3 August 9am – 5pm Performance Fri 3 August 7pm

World Shakespeare Challenge Arts Award Week Mon 6 August – Fri 10 August 9am – 5pm

Go For Gold Summer School Week Mon 13 – Fri 17 August 9am – 5pm

Go For Gold Technical Summer School Mon 13th – Fri 17th August 9am – 5pm Performance Fri 17th August 7pm All Summer Schools at the Kings Theatre are accredited Havant Children’s University Activities

All Summer Schools £135.00

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Ahoy there me Hearties! Peppa Pig and her friends are going on a treasure hunt and need your help! Peppa, George and Danny Dog are up to fun and games on a day out on Grandad Dog’s boat. Help them, with Pedro Pony, Polly Parrot and Zoe Zebra to follow the clues and find their treasure as they all enjoy a day of adventure. Following the incredible sell-out success of Peppa Pig’s Party, Peppa is back with a brand new show featuring true to life puppets, perfect singalong songs and a new story that will charm and delight all her fans.

Full sail! Ahoy! Arrrrr!

Wed 27 JUN Thu 28 JUN £15.50 £13.50 | U16 Conc £2 Off

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Christopher Hitchens’ Memorial Lecture Friday 29 June, 7.30pm An Audience with John Bird Action Stations A memorial lecture to celebrate the work of Christopher Hitchens. John Bird, Founder of the Big Issue, will be the inaugural speaker at this event.

Sunday 1 July, 2pm Action Stations Sir Max Hastings is an author, journalist and broadcaster. We are delighted to welcome him to Portsmouth Festivities for the first time.

The Impossible Gentlemen

A Capella Showcase with VOCES8

Saturday 30 June, 8pm

Sunday 24 June, 8pm

Wedgewood Rooms

St Thomas’s Cathedral

Jazz collaboration including Mercury Music Prize nominee pianist Gwilym Simcock.

We look forward to welcoming this now internationally acclaimed act back to Portsmouth.

“One of the most exciting and satisfying collaborations for a very long time” The Jazz Breakfast

Nicholas Nickleby Saturday 30 June, 7.30pm Performed by Gerald Dickens Portsmouth Grammar School Enter the world of Charles Dickens in the company of his great great grandson Gerald Dickens as this remarkable actor performs Dickens’ masterpiece Nicholas Nickleby, playing every character himself.

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An Audience with Sir Max Hastings

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“The slickest of the lot…two parts King’s Singers, three parts Swingle Singers, a dash of Bobby McFerrinn and California sunshine…” BBC Radio 3


Dickens on

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Dickens? Albert Road

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Monday 25 June 7pm

Tuesday 26 June 7pm

Although he died before the advent of cinema, Dickens is the world’s most adapted novelist for film and TV. An evening of film including: Dickens Shorts, three short films produced through Film London, new documentary Arena Dickens on Film, exploring Charles Dickens’ work on screen and his influence on the art form and Dickens Before Sound, silent shorts before 1914 including extracts from 1913’s David Copperfield and

In one evening you will experience four contrasting dramatic performances based on the work and life of Charles Dickens.

1901’s Oliver Twist £5.00 | Conc £2

The performances will be delivered by well known local theatre companies ‘One Off Productions’, New Apollo, Portsmouth Players and ‘Cop the Needle Productions’. Taking place in Albert Road each performance will be staged in a non theatrical settings and the audience will be guided on a short stroll between each venue in turn. Allow us to take you on a journey through the life and times of Charles Dickens.

£3.00

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imPact

on Stage! FRI 29 JUN

7.30pm

SAT 30 JUN

7.00pm

Move Your Feet SUN 1 JUL

3.30pm

The Alverstoke School of Dance Presents, Move Your Feet, at The Kings Theatre Southsea

The 9-piece UK Pink Floyd Experience replicates the line up of the full live Pink Floyd touring band of the late 80’s and 90’s. With state-of-the-art sound and a spectacular light show, the aim is to perfect the atmosphere of the great Pink Floyd in concert! Featuring songs from Dark Side of The Moon through to Division Bell!

The imPact Dance Festival is only 2 years old but after the success of last year we can guarantee a great evening of dance. imPact on Stage! brings together local dance companies and groups to present a fantastic show including contemporary dance, Latin American, street dance, jazz and rock’n’roll.

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7.30pm

TUE 10 JUL

7.00pm

Giselle Academy Presents

TRIPLE BILL

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Celebration of the 60’s

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue 

Hansel and Gretel Randomatap

                                   Kings Theatre, Southsea 

7th July 2012  Matinee 2.30pm and Evening Performance 7.30pm 

This evening’s show will return to ‘those thrilling days of yesteryear’ as some of the best of the local musicians ride again.

Theatre Box Office 02392 828282 

Slaughter on Tenth Avenue Hansel and Gretal Randomatap An evening of dance in three parts, from a sleazy bar in Prohibition America, the dark woods in Hansel and Gretal, and fun tap from Shrek to Cats!

From skiffle to rock & roll, the Shadows to the Beatles and beyond relive the great years in the city where rock ‘n roll was actually first introduced to the UK!

MADD Productions (Hampshire Ltd) are proud to present a fun-filled night featuring songs and dances from musicals across the decades. Performed and organised by students from the Havant Federation of Schools, this promises to be a night to remember for audience and performers alike.

Come and join us for an unforgettable

musical extravaganza!

An evening of fun for all the family.

£11.00 | Conc £3

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£10.00 £12.00 | Conc £2

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Enquire at Box Office

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Senior New Writers

Portsmouth Book Awards THU 12 JUL

SAT 14 JUL

7.30pm

MON 16 JUL

7.30pm

Fundraising in support of Help for Heroes Musical Heroes is a musical production which celebrates the artists who have made their mark in musical history!

Pupils from Portsmouth Junior Schools gather at The Kings Theatre to hear what they have voted as their book of the year.

Come and join us for an evening of celebration of the world’s biggest Musical Heroes, whilst honouring our country’s Heroes- The Men and Women of our Armed Forces.

This exciting event, which celebrates the joy of reading, is organised by Portsmouth City Council’s School Library Service.

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“The Eighth Square” A series of unexplained murders have been happening in Wonderland, with the White Rabbit next on the list. An original, contemporary rock opera that puts a new twist on a classic tale, where the only thing to do is ‘Think yourself free...’

“The God Machine” Marisa Green is a private investigator, a workaholic who spends far too much time searching for clues. But when a socialite hires her to find a missing sister, she jumps at the chance for money and fame... But that isn’t what she gets.

£15.00

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The

Pupil’s Oscars Pupil’s Oscars

TUE 17 JUL

7.30pm

The Hayley

Sexton School of Dance

Roy Orbison

Fri 20 - Sat 21 JUL

SUN 22 JUL

7.00pm

7.30pm

The Pupil’s Oscars is a unique and very last years but scheme i special award can’t find this started in 2003. The dual emphases of this award’s ceremony are to recognise and celebrate student achievement and to increase the participation of children and young people in decision making within and beyond their schools / colleges. The Oscars give our young people the opportunity to put forward the names of individuals who they believe are deserving of special recognition for something exceptional they have done.

A Celebration of Children 2012

Roy Orbison The Legend Returns

A showcase of Tap, Modern and Song from musicals such as Grease, Sister Act, Oliver and Billy Elliot

A show like no other, packed with all the great songs from the early Rock n Roll years through to The Travelling Wilburys. Alan Morris awarded UK & Europe’s number one Roy Orbison Tribute recreating the essence of Roy Orbison giving stunning and accurate vocals.

by invitation only

Tickets sold by dance school

£17.00 £15.00

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Noches de Tango TUE 24 JUL

7.30pm

The 8th annual production by Escuela de Tango Argentino features an international group of both professional and amateur dancers. Come and experience this glamorous and seductive dance and journey through its numerous aspects and moods, from timeless tradition, through to the contemporary high energy beat of the Tango Nuevo. Featuring Los Mareados Tango band.

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Forces

Sweethearts WED 25 JUL

2.30pm

THU 26 JUL

1.00pm

The Little Big Club - Live in Concert is a fabulous stage show experience for the whole family packed with all your favourite songs! Forces Sweethearts has been wowing audiences since 1995. For 2012 they have a cracking show featuring all the old favourites, from Vera Lynn to Gracie Fields, Marlene Dietrich, Carmen Miranda and Anne Shelton.

This production features the world famous Thomas the Tank Engine™ as well as favourites Bob The Builder™, Fireman Sam™, Barney the Dinosaur ™, Angelina Ballerina™ and Pingu™

It’s certain to have audiences singing along from beginning to end!

£10.00 £9.00

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BOX OFFICE: 023 9282 8282 GROUPS: 023 9285 2208

Groundlings Theatre Portsmouth

“Portsmouth’s best kept secret”

House of

Burlesque SAT 28 JUL

7.30pm

A Night at the

SODS Opera SUN 29 JUL

7.30pm

The News

Cabaret

Dinner Theatre - Show Dates: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 14th, 15th & 16th of June. 8pm

Charlotte’s Web

30th June – 11am – 2 pm 7th July- 11am – 2pm

Nutcracker Auditions

Actors both youth and adult for this fantasy Christmas Production. Saturday 21st July 10am – 5pm. Audition workshop.

Wind in the Willows Auditions

Actors both youth and Adult cast. Auditions Saturday 22nd September 1pm – 5pm.

Umbrella Festivities

The scrumptious, saucy and scandalizing House of Burlesque is back. Featuring... CHRISALYS - Mind blowing trapeze with a FOXY twist!

Sunday 12th August

DIVA HOLLYWOOD - Queen of the whips!

Private Lives

DOLORES DELIGHT - Real life Jessica Rabbit.

Thursday 6th - Friday 7th Saturday 8th - Sunday 9th September Call the Box Office for more information and tickets on 0239273 7370

www.groundlings.co.uk

And many more... AND YOUR HOST FOR THE EVENING... JOE BLACK DRESSING UP ENCOURAGED £14.00 £12.00

Come on down and support these worthwhile charities, we will guarantee to wash all your blues away. Come sing, come dance, come laugh, it’s all here in one fantastic show.

Funniest show since Noah built his Ark

(Contains some adult humour)

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£15.00 £10.00 | OAP Conc £2

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ALCHEMY THEATRE in association with the KINGS THEATRE ALCHEMY THEATRE in association with the KINGS THEATRE present present

’S ONG! D N N IN’S LO RO N G! NUD LOB RNIN BU

LO ND BU LO RN ON’S BU IDNO ! RN GN ING’S !

by Charles Dickens by  Charles Dickens

Thu 9 - Sat 11 AUG 7.30pm £15.00 £13.00 £10.00 | Conc £2 30

Sat mat 2.30pm

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Verdict on UK riots: Verdict on need UK riots: People a People a ‘Stake in need Society’ ‘Stake in Society’

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@BRudge2012

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KINGS T H E ATRE TOURS

Chris Pui

&

By arrangement with Samuel French Ltd

Roadshow 2012 SAT 18 AUG

11am, 2pm

Tours

Get behind the scenes at this beautiful Grade II* listed building, including areas the public never normally see. Adults £5.00 Accompanied Children £1.00 First Saturday of the month - 10:30am Please call 023 9282 8282 to book

CBeebies’ favourites Chris and Pui are coming to town. See Incy Wincy, Humpty, the Grand Old Duke and – “oh my woolly word!” – Little Bo Peep live on stage. Laugh, sing and join in with the ‘Show Me Show Me’ duo as they perform sketches, rhymes & songs in their family show.

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CALENDAR GIRLS A group of extraordinary women, members of a very ordinary Yorkshire WI, spark a global phenomenon by persuading one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference! As interest snowballs, the CALENDAR GIRLS find themselves revealing more than they'd ever planned... Multi award-winning local theatre company CCADS bring this hugely popular play, based on the hit film and the remarkable true story that inspired it, to Portsmouth for the very first time; uplifting, funny, moving and inspiring, CALENDAR GIRLS is not to be missed! 6-8 September 2012 at nightly and 6-87.30 September 20122.30 Saturday matinee at 7.30 nightly and 2.30 matinee

£15.00 £11.00 | £2 Conc


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Kings Exhibitions

Show patrons are able to enjoy the exhibitions, with additional public viewings on Thursdays and Saturdays; 10.30am - 2pm programme permitting. For further details please visit our website at www.kings-southsea.com/exhibitions or call our box office on 023 9282 8282

Keeping up with the Gardening

Under the Microscope 25 Jun – 1 Jul

8 – 20 May JS Adams

Megan Broderick Artistic representation of the scientific processes that happen every day, allowing us to live, love and learn.

As long as we keep up with the gardening, we still have a chance.

jsadamsart.blogspot.com/

Icons and Divas

Seducing the Muse

21 May – 3 Jun

2 – 15 Jul Members of Portsmouth Creative Movement

Katrina Henderson & Art Stop Cafe Guerilla Knitters

A week long exhibition of theatrically themed artwork by members of Portsmouth Creative Movement.

Pieces inspired by the upcoming production of Raining Men.

Vibrancy

Flying the Flags

4 – 17 Jun

16 – 29 Jul By A Collection of Local Schools

Highbury College ILSW Department Inspiration from natural and organic forms.

ALCHEMY THEATRE in association with the KINGS THEATRE present

An exhibition inspired by the Olympics, involving flags from around the world.

Woodwork – 18 - 24 Jun CATALYST Art, Women ’S ONG! & Science ND LO RNIN BU As part of the celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Jubilee Woods Project Catalyst was inspired to produce artwork which linked art and science of dendrology at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park.

Barnaby Rudge 30 Jul – 12 Aug

LO BU NDON RN ING’S !

Experience Barnaby Rudge in artistic form alongside the show on stage.

by Charles Dickens

www.catalyst.inportsmouth.co.uk Would you like to the opportunity to exhibit your work? We have the public space to do it. Whether you are a professional or a recreactional artist you can get your work noticed at the Kings Theatre. For further details contact art@kings-southsea.com

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DIRECT FROM THE WEST END “THE No.1 GREATEST MUSICAL!!!” ‘100 GREATEST MUSICALS’- CHANNEL 4

www.greasethemusical.co.uk

1 - 6 OCTOBER

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If you would like to make a donation, Virgin money are a ‘not for profit’ company, dedicated to helping charities raise funds.

THU 11 OCT

7.30pm

All donations go directly to the chosen charity, just head to virginmoneygiving.com and search for ‘Kings Theatre’ to make a donation.

Celebrating 50 years of the music of Manfred Mann

Top British R&B band MANFRED MANN scored their 1st UK Top 10 hit in 1964 with 5-4-3-2-1, further hits followed with DO WAH DIDDY, SHA LA LA, IF YOU GOTTA GO, and PRETTY FLAMINGO. Today, THE MANFREDS’ retain many original members’ from the 1960s line-up, including both lead singers who featured on all their hits... Paul Jones and Mike d’Abo – their musical reputation is unrivalled.

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Joan Armatrading SUN 7 OCT

1.00pm

Channel 5 and Premier Stage Productions are proud to announce a brand new Milkshake! Live tour ! Starring Milkshake presenter AMY, and some of the channels favourite characters, this new show is sure to have children singing and dancing in the aisles.

MON 8 OCT

Recognized as one of the world’s leading singers, songwriters & guitarists, Joan’s 2012 tour will see her performing Love and Affection amongst many other film favourites, and showcase songs from her brand new CD. Plus Special Guest Chris Wood (BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Singer of The Year 2011)

SUN 21 Oct

7.30pm

That’ll Be The Day returns by popular demand with a ‘Brand New Production’ featuring all the greatest hits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s plus great new comedy. The show is two hours of non-stop nostalgia; a real trip down memory lane! That’ll Be The Day is living proof that Rock ‘n’ Roll will never die!

As well as Amy, we’ll introduce a new Milkshake presenter and the show will star Little Princess and Scruff, Noddy and Tessie Bear, Roary and Big Chris, Fifi and Bumble and B1 & B2 – the Bananas in Pyjamas!

£12.00 Adult £10.00 Child | Family ticket £42.00

7.30pm

That’ll Be The Day

£29.50

£22.50 £20.00 | Conc £2 www.kings-southsea.com Box Office 023 9282 8282

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A HELPING

KINGS T H E ATRE Merchandise

HAND FOR T H E

Kings Theatre ‘Box of Delights’ Book

£2.50

FUTURE

Kings Theatre Centenary Souvenir Magazine

There are a number of ways in which you can contribute to the growth and success of this great theatre.

£3.50

Regular monthly donations Leaving A Legacy a gift in your will that can support our future development Sponsor A Seat a brass plaque with your name on your chosen seat.

Kings Theatre B&W or Colour Postcards

2

£0.60

for

£1 Kings Theatre Teddy Bear

£9.50

Let’s Build our Future Together 023 9285 2208 ahelpinghand@ kings-southsea.com

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Whitcomb’s Little Wonders

£7.00 Order online www.kings-southsea.com

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Kevin Bridges Thu 15 Nov

8.00pm

Kevin Bridges follows up the huge success of his sell-out UK & Ireland tour of 2010 with ‘The Story Continues...’

“It’s his eye for detail that has elevated him to a MUST-SEE act.” The Daily Mirror

Kate Rusby

Swan Lake Fri 16 Nov

7.30pm

The world famous Russian State Ballet and Opera present Swan Lake transforms the classical ballet into a fairy-tale. Featuring timeless score from incredible composer Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake is a certified Russian classic and is performed to a live orchestra. The ballet has captured the imagination of many generations over the years and continues to attract audiences worldwide, full of mystery and romance.

“The most exciting talent in Scottish stand-up” The Herald

SAT 17 Nov

7.30pm

The defining voice of contemporary English Folk Music, Kate Rusby’s exquisite interpretations of traditional songs and finely wrought self-penned tunes have won her an audience that reaches beyond the genre. Rusby’s wondrous singing and hugely engaging Yorkshire wit and the intuitive support of the band ensure that audiences will be treated to a truly remarkable and unforgettable concert experience. “Her voice remains a thing of extraordinary beauty” Mojo magazine 2011

All under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

£21 .00

£29.00 - £27.00 | Conc £2 | U16 £15

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£20.00 | Conc £2 | U16 £15

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City of culture! A waterfront city full of culture and heritage. Explore fascinating museums, theatres, cathedrals and historic ships. The birthplace of literary legend Charles Dickens and the centre of Dickens 2012 celebrations. Call 023 9288 3545 for your free visitor guide or visit www.visitportsmouth.co.uk

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Trains

The Theatre is approximately 20 minutes walk or a short taxi ride away from both Fratton and Portsmouth & Southsea stations. For details please call 0870 6082 608.

Taxis

A taxi rank is situated outside our main entrance in Albert Road.

Buses

There is a bus stop outside the theatre. For travel details and timetables please call First Travel on 0871 200 2233.

Ferries

Wightlink/FastCat Gosport Ferry Limited Tel: 0870 582 7744 Tel: 023 9252 4551

Hovercraft

From terminal head inland along Pier Road to University building Rees Hall, turn right along Southsea Terrace, continue along Kent Road into Marmion Road, cross to St. Vincent Road then left up Exmouth Road. HoverTravel Tel: 023 9281 1000

Parking

From 6pm free parking is available in the Waitrose car park on Marmion Road, PO5 2EJ. 3 Disabled Bays are available to the front of the theatre on Albert Road.

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BOX OFFICE: 023 9282 8282 GROUPS: 023 9285 2208

How to Book By phone

Box Office 023 9282 8282 Group Bookings 023 9285 2208

Online

You can book online by going to our website www.kings-southsea.com

Box Office Opening Times

Monday – Saturday 10am – 6pm. The Box Office will remain open for 30 mins after performance start time. Sunday - The Box Office will open 90 mins before the performance, and remain open for 30 mins after the performance start time.

Cards accepted

Visa, Mastercard, Maestro

Postal bookings Please make cheques payable to The Kings Theatre Trust Ltd and write your address on the reverse. If you require tickets sent to you please include an SAE Please send payments to: The Kings Theatre Box Office Albert Road Southsea PO5 2QJ Always check your tickets for performance start time and to ensure you have the correct performance.

Parental guidance

Most productions are suitable for children, unless labelled otherwise.

Group bookings

Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more on many shows. Reservations can be made by calling 023 9285 2208, in person at the Box Office or by email via groups@kings-southsea.com

Terms and Conditions

Tickets are non-refundable but may be exchanged to alternative seating or a different performance of the same production, if sold through our Box Office, at a charge of £1.50 per transaction. Please note this must take place before the earlier date of the two performances. Lost tickets can be replaced at a cost of £1.50 – Reprinted tickets will not be sent and will need to be collected from the Box Office. The Box Office can attempt to sell on tickets returned to the theatre (before the event) at a charge of £1.50. Please note a sale is never a guaranteed . Tickets can be reserved without payment for 3 days but not within 3 days of the performance.

Ticket will be held for collection if booked and paid for within 5 days of the performance Only one concession, per person, per transaction is applicable. Concessions are not always available. Please refer to the performance you wish to attend for details. The Box Office may ask for proof of entitlement to concessions.

Special offers and discounts apply to full price tickets only. Please note each offer may be used once per person, per performance, not in conjunction with any other offer/concession and not to be used retrospectively. The Kings Theatre reserves the right to introduce or withdraw prices and discounts without notice. – Please note some offers may only be available through the Box Office and not online.

All tickets paid for by debit or credit cards, over the telephone are subject to a £3.00 transaction fee. This includes postage to a UK address. There are no additional charges when paying in person over the Box Office counter. All tickets purchased online are subject to a 5% booking fee which is stated at the time of booking. Prices online include an optional £1 restoration levy per transaction.

Children of all ages must pay the child price for each seat unless otherwise stated ‘Babes in Arms” (2 & under) pay £1 for all suitable theatre promoted events. These tickets are only available through the Box Office and not online. Children aged 12 or under must be accompanied by someone over the age of 16.

Children between the ages of 13 and 16 may attend the theatre unaccompanied but must make themselves known to a member of front of house staff on arrival. The theatre cannot accept any responsibility for unaccompanied children. Tickets are sold subject to the management’s right to make alterations to the cast or advertised arrangements, discounts and prices rendered necessary by unavoidable cause.

Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable point in the performance. Please note it may not be possible to seat you in your allocated seating until the interval. The theatre management reserves the right to refuse admission. The taking of photographs, the use of mobile phones and the makings of any recordings of any performance is strictly prohibited.

By purchasing a ticket you consent to be photographed or filmed as part of a group.

Theatre Tokens

Kings Theatre Gift Vouchers are available from the Box Office and make a wonderful present. National Theatre Tokens are also available in denominations of £5, £10, £20

Bars

Our bars are open one hour before the performance. The Matcham Bar, at the rear of the stalls, has level access from the Albert Road entrance. We recommend that you order your interval drinks on arrival. Only alcohol purchased on the premises may be consumed within the theatre. We regret that any alcohol purchased on the premises may not be taken outside the building. Glasses and glass bottles may not be taken into the auditorium at any time. We do however provide plastic tumblers for your convenience

Smoking

The Kings Theatre is a no-smoking building; a smoking bin is provided outside the main entrance.

Accessibility

• The theatre opens one hour before the performance time. The Kings Theatre is committed to improving accessibility for all our patrons. Assistance Dogs are welcome, please inform Box Office in advance.

• Unfortunately the theatre cannot accommodate Mobility Scooters. If you wish to travel to the theatre in a mobility scooter, the vehicle cannot be left in the theatre during the show and therefore will have to remain outside the building

• Transferring from a wheelchair. If patrons wish to transfer from a wheelchair into a seat, this can be accommodated as long as in the unlikely event of an emergency the person can exit the building without the use of the wheelchair

We provide:

• Wheelchair and level access to the Stalls via Albert Rd entrance • Wheelchair spaces located in the Stalls (spaces cannot accommodate Mobility Scooters) • Infa-red hearing amplification systems are available on request for stalls and dress circle • Disabled toilet facilities

Customer service

We aim to offer the highest standard of service to our customers. If you should have any comments, please write to: Chief Executive, The Kings Theatre, Albert Road, Southsea, Hants, PO5 2QJ or email management@kings-southsea.com

Boxes will usually be released for sale 1 week before the performance date due to possible sight line restrictions or use as part of the performance.

www.kings-southsea.com Box Office 023 9282 8282

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The Kings Theatre Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hants. PO5 2QJ supported by

BOX OFFICE 023 9282 8282 GROUPS 023 9285 2208 www.kings-southsea.com

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