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

  • Oor Wullie

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    Thursday 30th Jan, 7.30pm
    Join Wullie, Fat Boab, Soapy Soutar, Wee Eck, and the rest of the Sunday Post gang, in a brand new musical adventure.
    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
  • Oor Wullie

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    Saturday 1st Feb, 2.30pm
    Join Wullie, Fat Boab, Soapy Soutar, Wee Eck, and the rest of the Sunday Post gang, in a brand new musical adventure.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly & Trica Weeks
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Louise Holden
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Ben Fogle: Tales from the Wilderness

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    Sunday 2nd Feb, 7.30pm
    Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take the you on an inspiring adventure.
    Price(s): From £28
    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
  • Ten Times Table

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    Saturday 8th Feb, 2.30pm
    Ten Times Table follows the increasingly raucous attempts of a village committee to organise the first Pendon Folk Festival.
    Price(s): From £18- £33 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): John Cummings & Elspeth Davey
    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
  • Ten Times Table

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    Saturday 8th Feb, 2.30pm
    Ten Times Table follows the increasingly raucous attempts of a village committee to organise the first Pendon Folk Festival.
    Price(s): From £18- £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
  • I Think We Are Alone

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    Thursday 20th Feb, 7.30pm
    I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.
    Price(s): From £18
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • I Think We Are Alone

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    Saturday 22nd Feb, 2.30pm
    I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.
    Price(s): From £18
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson & Clea friend
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Dial M for Murder

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    Thursday 27th Feb, 7.30pm
    A jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife, discovers she has been unfaithful. His mind turns to pursuit the ‘perfect crime’
    Price(s): From £18-£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
  • Dial M for Murder

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    Friday 28th Feb, 7.30pm
    A jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife, discovers she has been unfaithful. His mind turns to pursuit the ‘perfect crime’
    Price(s): From £18-£33 (Concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Lydia Kerr & Gareth Jacobs
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    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
  • Southern Light present Anything Goes!

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    Saturday 7th Mar, 2.30pm
    This show is full of well-known songs including I Get a Kick Out of You, You’re the Top...… and of course Anything Goes.
    Price(s): From £17.50- £23.50 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Janette Knibbs & Clea Friend
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurma Dickson & Lou Howie
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information