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.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information

Events at King's Theatre

  • Son of a Preacherman

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    Thursday 19th Oct, 7.30pm
    Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them…
    Price(s): £16.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Son of a Preacherman

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    Saturday 21st Oct, 2.30pm
    Three broken hearts, one Soho hang-out, and the only man who could ever help them…
    Price(s): £16.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Gilbert, Trica Weeks
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • The Real Thing

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    Thursday 26th Oct, 7.30pm
    A clever, poignant and entertaining examination of infidelity, The Real Thing is a multi award-winning modern classic.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Real Thing

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    Saturday 28th Oct, 2.30pm
    A clever, poignant and entertaining examination of infidelity, The Real Thing is a multi award-winning modern classic.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Ian Hodgetts
    The position of the BSL Signer is if watching from the audience.
    Position - RIGHT
  • Duet For One

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    Thursday 2nd Nov, 7.30pm
    A brilliant concert violinist who seemingly has it all, is forced to re-evaluate her life when struck down by an unforeseen tragedy.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Duet For One

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    Saturday 4th Nov, 2.30pm
    A brilliant concert violinist who seemingly has it all, is forced to re-evaluate her life when struck down by an unforeseen tragedy.
    Price(s): 1£5.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Amanda Drollinger, Judy Shaw Stewart
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    The position of the BSL Signer is if watching from the audience.
    Position- RIGHT
  • The Steamie

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    Thursday 9th Nov, 7.30pm
    Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way through the last day of the year.
    Price(s): £15.25
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Steamie

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    Saturday 11th Nov, 2.30pm
    Join Dolly, Magrit, Doreen and Mrs Culfeathers as they laugh and cry their way through the last day of the year.
    Price(s): £15.25
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson, Elspeth Davey
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Louise Holden, Jackie Greenshields
    The position of the BSL Signer is if watching from the audience.
    Position- RIGHT
  • Trainspotting

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    Thursday 16th Nov, 7.30pm
    Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting hurtles through the heroin hinterlands of Thatcher-era Leith. The Citizens Theatre bring this story home.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Trainspotting

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    Saturday 18th Nov, 2.30pm
    Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting hurtles through the heroin hinterlands of Thatcher-era Leith. The Citizens Theatre bring this story home.
    Price(s): £15.25
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Amanda Drollinger, John Cummings
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch, Paul Belmonte
    The position of the BSL Signer is if watching from the audience.
    Position- left, then moved upstage right at scene change