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

  • The Weir

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    Thursday 22nd Feb, 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, 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
    Audio Describer(s): Elspeth Davey & Amanda Drollinger
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Julie Thompson
    Signer position on stage, if watching from the audience: Left
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls
  • Southern Light Opera -Hello Dolly

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    Saturday 10th Mar, 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
    BSL Interpreter(s): Ian Hodgetts
    Signer position on stage, if watching from the audience: Right
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls
  • The Bohemians Lyric Opera Company presents Footloose

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    Saturday 17th Mar, 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
    BSL Interpreter(s): Jackie Greenshields
    Signer position on stage, if watching from the audience: Right
    Optimum seating: Front stalls
  • Edgas H.M.S. Pinafore

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    Friday 23rd Mar, 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
    Audio Describer(s): Janette Knibb & Irene MacKenzie
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson & Nicola McInally
    Signer position on stage, if watching from audience: Right
    Optimum seating position: Front stalls
  • The Case of the Frightened Lady

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    Friday 30th Mar, 7.30pm
    Edgar Wallace’s gripping page-turners are regarded as the bedrock of the modern thriller.
    Price(s): £16.25
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): John Cummings & Lydia Kerr
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Laura Miller
    Signer position on stage, if watching from the audience: Right
    Optimum seating: Front stalls
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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    Thursday 12th Apr, 7.30pm
    A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, stars Phil Daniels as the extraordinary Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
    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
  • Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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    Saturday 14th Apr, 2.30pm
    A twisted tale of nerve-jangling horror, stars Phil Daniels as the extraordinary Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Paul Michaels
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Edinburgh Music Theatre presents Guys and Dolls

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    Friday 4th May, 7.30pm
    This sizzling New York tale of gamblers, gangsters and nightclub singers features some of Broadway’s greatest show-stopping tunes.
    Price(s): £9.50
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Ian Hodgetts
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Birdsong

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    Thursday 10th May, 7.30pm
    A mesmerising story of love and courage set both before and during the Great War.
    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