An architectural gem and a cornerstone in the cultural life of Edinburgh, the doors opened in 1906 with the pantomime, Cinderella.

Address

2 Leven Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9LQ

Location

Venue location
In Tollcross at the south end of Lothian Rd, opposite Scotmid.

Transport

Parking information
Pay and display spaces on surrounding streets. Car park at Princes Exchange. Drop off outside theatre.
Taxi information
No rank but many taxis passing.
Bus/Tram information
Bus stops on Leven Street 10, 11, 15, 16, 23, 27, 45.
Train
Haymarket 0.6 miles West or Waverley 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Main doors are heavy and up two steps. Wheelchair access through the Box Office at the right hand side of the building.

Platform lift on right of main foyer for access to the Stalls. Five spaces for wheelchair user and companion. Box Office has a lower counter.

No lift access to other levels at the theatre.  Two wheelchairs to borrow.

Two accessible toilets – one on Stalls level and other in the Box Office.

There is no level access to the bars, but staff will bring drinks to the Stalls on request.

Infrared system covering all areas of the auditorium – best coverage is in the central area. Collect headsets from the programme box in the foyer.  Induction loop in auditorium (Stalls and Dress Circle levels) and at the Box Office.

Meet at Box Office for touch tours.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information

Events at King's Theatre

  • Taste of Honey

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    Thursday 26th Sep, 7.30pm
    Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey. This British classic is an exhilarating depiction of working-class life in post-war Salford.
    Price(s): Starting From £10- £33 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Taste of Honey

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 28th Sep, 2.30pm
    Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey. This British classic is an exhilarating depiction of working-class life in post-war Salford.
    Price(s): Starting From £10- £33 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson & Veronica Kinahan
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicollem Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • A Woman of No Importance

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    Thursday 3rd Oct, 7.30pm
    In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • A Woman of No Importance

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    Saturday 5th Oct, 2.30pm
    In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Caroline Jaquet & Judy Shaw Stewart
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicollem Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • An Inspector Calls

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    Thursday 10th Oct, 7.30pm
    Inspector Goole arrives at the Birling family home, their dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • An Inspector Calls

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    Saturday 12th Oct, 2.30pm
    Inspector Goole arrives at the Birling family home, their dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Lydia Kerr & Jo Barrow
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Lousie Holden
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Night Watch

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    Thursday 17th Oct, 7.30pm
    A tender, tragic and beautifully poignant portrait of four ordinary people caught up in the aftermath of an extraordinary time.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Night Watch

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    Saturday 19th Oct, 2.30pm
    A tender, tragic and beautifully poignant portrait of four ordinary people caught up in the aftermath of an extraordinary time.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Gilbert & Clea Friend
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Frankenstein

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    Thursday 24th Oct, 7.30pm
    An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Frankenstein

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    Saturday 26th Oct, 2.30pm
    An eighteen year-old girl, Mary Shelley, dreams up a monster whose tragic story will capture the imaginations of generations to come.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Lydia Kerr
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information