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

  • King’s Panto : Cinderella

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    Friday 15th Dec, 7.00pm
    Book your seats early for our 2017/18 pantomime as Allan, Andy & Grant lead the cast in another unmissable King’s Theatre extravaganza!
    Price(s): £17.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Rosie Wild, Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 6pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson, Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • King’s Panto : Cinderella

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    Saturday 6th Jan 2018, 2.00pm
    Book your seats early for our 2017/18 pantomime as Allan, Andy & Grant lead the cast in another unmissable King’s Theatre extravaganza!
    Price(s): £17.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Rosie Wild, Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 1pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson, Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • King's Relaxed Panto: Cinderella

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    Friday 12th Jan 2018, 2.00pm
    A spectacular show with song and dance and plenty of jokes.
    Price(s): £12.00
  • Pressure

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    Wednesday 14th Feb 2018, 7.30pm
    Written & Starring David Haig. An intense real-life thriller centered around the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare.
    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
  • Pressure

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    Saturday 17th Feb 2018, 2.30pm
    Written & Starring David Haig. An intense real-life thriller centered around the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Karen Ward-Welch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Weir

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    Thursday 22nd Feb 2018, 7.30pm
    In a small Irish town, the locals exchange stories round the crackling fire of Brendan’s pub to while away the hours one stormy night.
    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 Weir

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    Saturday 24th Feb 2018, 2.30pm
    In a small Irish town, the locals exchange stories round the crackling fire of Brendan’s pub to while away the hours one stormy night.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Julie Thompson
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Southern Light Opera -Hello Dolly

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    Saturday 10th Mar 2018, 2.30pm
    Hello, Dolly! is packed full of romance, energetic dancing and some of musical theatre’s greatest songs.
    Price(s): £15.00
    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
  • The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose

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    Saturday 17th Mar 2018, 2.30pm
    Featuring classic hits Footloose and Holding Out for a Hero, Footloose the Musical sizzles with rebellion and romance
    Price(s): £8.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    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
  • Edgas H.M.S. Pinafore

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    Friday 23rd Mar 2018, 7.30pm
    All aboard the H.M.S. Pinafore for a production from The Edinburgh Gilbert & Sullivan Society!
    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.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information