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 Divide Part 2

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    Saturday 19th Aug, 7.30pm
    This epic new work by one of the UK’s greatest storytellers, Alan Ayckbourn, is a tale of forbidden love in a brutal dystopian society.
    Price(s): £14-£32 fees apply
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Koralia Daskalaki & Rosie Wild
    Touch Tour: 1pm - prior to The Divide Part 1
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • The Divide Part 2

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 19th Aug, 7.30pm
    This epic new work by one of the UK’s greatest storytellers, Alan Ayckbourn, is a tale of forbidden love in a brutal dystopian society.
    Price(s): £14-£32 fees apply
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Jackie Greenshields & Yvonne Waddell
    Optimum seating position: front stalls
  • The Divide Part 1

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    Sunday 20th Aug, 2.00pm
    This epic new work by one of the UK’s greatest storytellers, Alan Ayckbourn, is a tale of forbidden love in a brutal dystopian society.
    Price(s): £14-£32 fees apply
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Divide Part 2

    Captioned icon
    Sunday 20th Aug, 7.30pm
    This epic new work by one of the UK’s greatest storytellers, Alan Ayckbourn, is a tale of forbidden love in a brutal dystopian society.
    Price(s): £14-£32 fees apply
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Oresteia: This Restless House

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    Sunday 27th Aug, 6.00pm
    Zinnie Harris reimagines Aeschylus’s 2,500-year-old drama in a blistering new version by Citizens Theatre and directed by Dominic Hill.
    Price(s): £14-£32 fees apply
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Catherine King & Yvonne Strain
    Optimum seating position: front stalls
  • Spamalot

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    Thursday 28th Sep, 7.30pm
    Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.
    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
  • Spamalot

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 30th Sep, 2.30pm
    Spamalot is a riotous comedy full of misfit knights, killer rabbits, dancing nuns and ferocious Frenchmen.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow & Lydia Kerr
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    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
  • A Street Car Named Desire

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    Saturday 7th Oct, 2.30am
    Join us for a dazzling trip to the world of New Orleans with this sultry and sophisticated new production of a timeless American masterpiece
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Janette Knibb, Irene MacKenzie )
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    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
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Kite Runner

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    Thursday 12th Oct, 7.30pm
    This haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
    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 Kite Runner

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 14th Oct, 2.30pm
    This haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one man’s journey to confront his past and find redemption.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Jackie Greenshields, Nicolle Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.edtheatres.com/access for the most up to date information