Skip Navigation / Jump to Content

Featured Images

 Caledonia Road UP Church
Caledonia Road UP Church

George Service House
George Service House

King's Theatre

Mitchell Library, Theatre Collection

*Open in New Window
King's Theatre

Intended to be the fashionable theatre for the West End, the King's Theatre was opened in 1904 at the corner of Bath Street and Elmbank Street. The architect was Frank Matcham, and there was seating for over 2000 within an ornate interior.

Originally owned by Howard & Wyndham, the King's was sold to Glasgow Corporation in 1967 and continues to be run by Glasgow City Council at the beginning of the 21st century. The wide range of productions staged at the King's includes opera, touring plays, musical comedies, variety shows, amateur dramatics and pantomimes.

Reference: Mitchell Library, Theatre Collection

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

amateur dramatics, drama, Howard & Wyndham, King's Theatre, musical comedies, opera, pantomimes, plays, theatres, variety

Quick Search

Photo Album

You have 0 images in your photo album.

View Photo Album

Log-In (Optional)

Not a user? Register now for FREE!

Other Options