One of Britain’s most opulent touring venues, the King’s Theatre has recently undergone a major refurbishment which has seen big improvements for the beloved Edinburgh venue.

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

  • Beauty and The Beast

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    Friday 14th Dec, 7.00pm
    Allan, Andy and Grant return in 2018/19 in a BEAST of a Pantomime!
    Price(s): £17.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow & Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 6.00pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Beauty and The Beast

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Friday 14th Dec, 7.00pm
    Allan, Andy and Grant return in 2018/19 in a BEAST of a Pantomime!
    Price(s): £17.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson & Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Beauty and The Beast

    Audio Described icon
    Saturday 5th Jan 2019, 2.00am
    Allan, Andy and Grant return in 2018/19 in a BEAST of a Pantomime!
    Price(s): £17.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow & Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 1.00pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Beauty and The Beast

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 5th Jan 2019, 2.00am
    Allan, Andy and Grant return in 2018/19 in a BEAST of a Pantomime!
    Price(s): £17.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson & Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Beauty and The Beast

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    Friday 11th Jan 2019, 2.00am
    Allan, Andy and Grant return in 2018/19 in a BEAST of a Pantomime!
    Price(s): £12.00
    Relaxed Performance information
    A performance for people with additional needs and their families. Please book in person or on 0131 529 6000 (not available online).
  • Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

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    Saturday 2nd Feb 2019, 7.15pm
    This collaboration between composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh promises unrelenting dramatic tension and superb storytelling
    Price(s): £16.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Scottish Opera
    Touch Tour: 6.00pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Southern Light : My Fair Lady

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    Friday 8th Mar 2019, 7.30pm
    My Fair Lady will transport you from Covent Garden to Ascot to a glittering Embassy Ball where everything is ‘Absolutely Bloomin’ Loverly’.
    Price(s): £16
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    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
  • EDGAS : The Mikado

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    Friday 15th Mar 2019, 7.30pm
    Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society present Gilbert & Sullivan’s legendary smash hit, The Mikado.
    Price(s): £10.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    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
  • The Girl on the Train

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    Thursday 28th Mar 2019, 7.30pm
    Adapted from Paula Hawkins’s novel – an international phenomenon – this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Girl on the Train

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    Saturday 30th Mar 2019, 2.30pm
    Adapted from Paula Hawkins’s novel – an international phenomenon – this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): tbc
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): tbc
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information