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“The Rocky Horror Show”
Review of King's Theatre

King's Theatre
Ranked #58 of 274 things to do in Glasgow
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Houston, United Kingdom
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317 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“The Rocky Horror Show”
Reviewed August 10, 2013

You can't beat live entertainment, good or even bad. It's infinitely better than any pre-recorded shows, disco's or karaoke. Anyway the King's is a wonderful old theatre, just get down there to see some show or other, anything will do, the atmosphere is magic. The architecture is stunning and the acoustics are amazing. The bars are well organised and you can take your drink to your seat in a plastic glass, brill. You can also pre-order you bevvy for the interval to save time. I hadn't done that but the staff were so efficient that I didn't have to queue very long to get served anyway. The show itself was spectacular, great singers and actors and way-out costumes. Of course the audience participated and a lot of them dressed up as the characters too. I couldn't wait to get home and get the wife's knickers off.............they were killing me! If you know what the show is all about you might get that joke. Anyway get yourselves along to a Pantomime at one of Glasgow's theatres, look out behind you.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Glasgow, Scotland, UK
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99 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Old theatre.”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

There are lots of great musicals ,shows and plays to see in this old theatre. It's handy to reach and there are bars for refreshments during the intervals.
Downside is that there are many steps to climb to get to higher levels for good views!

Visited February 2013
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glasgow
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“pantomine”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

big old fashioned building in the heart of Glasgow city centre,old style ,but well padded seats,£1 2 rent binoculars,at each seat,plenty of toilets ,but plenty of stairs as well,any disabled pple in your party ,contact theatre before hand, great sound + depending on show lots of laughs

Visited January 2013
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Always a good show”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Have been many times and this theatre is steeped in history ad you can see it in the decor Prices reasonable

Visited May 2013
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Get some Air Conditioning!!!”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've been to the venue twice now. Allow quite old, it is nice and has enough leg room which cannot be said of a lot of other older venue's.

The main problem i've found on both occasions i've been howwver is the temperature. The place was sweltering and it really spoiled the shows. So much so that i was just desperate for them to finish so i get out.

Visited July 2013
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