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The Kings Theatre

Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
+44 23 9282 8282
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One of my favourite theatres

I always try and visit the theatre when I'm in Portsmouth. It's one of my absolute favourites. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spacekates
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London, United Kingdom
Brilliant theatre

Only been here a few times when working as a Show's crew, but the facilities are great and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marley S
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“dress circle” (5 reviews)
“upper circle” (5 reviews)
“front row” (4 reviews)
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Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
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+44 23 9282 8282
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always try and visit the theatre when I'm in Portsmouth. It's one of my absolute favourites. The decor is amazing, the staff are great and the shows they put on are always fab.

Thank Spacekates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only been here a few times when working as a Show's crew, but the facilities are great and the theatre is stunning.

1  Thank Marley S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We recently saw the Temperence Seven jazz ensemble - which was incredible and complimented so well by the amazing venue. Such a beautiful building which promotes a really intimate atmosphere. Our daughter and her family regularly watch the Christmas panto here and I can see...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is an absolutely lovely theatre ...with lots of old art decor ! They show a wide range of shows ....with Pantomines for the young and old films and shows for seniors ...and my favourite which is music from the 60/70 s ...some featuring the...More

1  Thank mrsfuzzybee
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This was our first visit to this historic theatre, we had been warned about parking but didn't find it a problem, as we found a space in Victoria road south, on our way to the recommended parking area in Waitrose. The theatre is tastefully decorated...More

Thank Terence P
Alan B, Marketing Team at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Terence, Thank you for your kind comments. Cirque de Glace really was fantastic wasn't it! We hope to see you back here soon! Kind regards, The Marketing Team

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to this theatre for the best part of 40 years and have seen its improvements take place through many of them. I'm not sure the review below is meant for this venue re - poor toilet facilities and bar staff. The...More

Thank Mark G
Alan B, Marketing Team at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Mark, Thank you for your kind comments. I'll make sure they get passed on to the Front of House team. The thing that makes the Kings the Kings is the people who work here. The passion really shines! We hope to see you soon....More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A lovely little theatre decorated in the Victorian style and with good facilities. The atmosphere is excellent and you get a good view of the stage all round but the upper circle is best. Seats are old and tightly packed but that is a function...More

Thank Phil P
Alan B, Marketing Team at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Phil! Thanks for your kind words. There really is nothing more special than walking into our auditorium for the first time. It takes your breath away. We hope to see you soon! Kind regards, The Kings Theatre

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

The score I am giving is for the theatre itself and not the show I went to see. The cirque de glace show was amazing and would score full marks. The theatre itself looks good when you walk in but the seats are very uncomfortable...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Alan B, Marketing Team at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your response. We're so glad you enjoyed the show! Thank you for your feedback - We take all of it seriously and your comments will be passed on. Kind regards, The Kings Theatre

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Just how theatres should be. A great venue that is run and staffed by passionate people. A great purpose built theatre dating back to the 'good old days' that is doing it's very best to provide high quality entertainment. smaller than most venues restricts it...More

Thank AndyDaviesmd
Alan B, Marketing at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Andy, Thank you for your kind comments about the theatre! We'll hopefully see you soon! Kind regards,

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Well what a feather in the cap of the King's Theatre. Near to full capacity for this beautifully performed opera. Showing great enterprize of late and needs to build on this success with some big names. Maybe present the Oscars from the King's? Decor and...More

Thank jemlush
Alan B, Marketing at The Kings Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hi Jemlush! Thank you for your kind comments about the theatre. We'd love the Oscars to be presented from here...We'll get on the phone to the Academy! Hopefully see you soon! Kind regards,

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subuller
Where can I park
22 April 2017|
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Response from Alan B | Property representative |
Hi there! You can park along the side roads around the theatre but parking restrictions may apply. If you are planning to do this then I will also make sure you arrive in good time as this is limited. You can also park in... More
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Glenda2843
I have a disabled badge where can I park near the kings
17 March 2017|
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Response from Ben M | Reviewed this property |
I believe there are parking spaces outside. But I would advise ringing them yourself
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bobdenman
Where can I park near the Kings theatre
30 September 2016|
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Response from Amonn A | Reviewed this property |
Best place is Waitrose Car Park - however, there is a car park the other side of Waitrose too!
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