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

  • Still Alice

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    Thursday 27th Sep, 7.30pm
    This play is a unique insight into the experience of a woman fighting to maintain her identity as her world changes.
    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
  • Still Alice

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 29th Sep, 2.30pm
    This play is a unique insight into the experience of a woman fighting to maintain her identity as her world changes.
    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
  • Rain Man

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    Thursday 4th Oct, 7.30pm
    Inspired by the heart-warming oscar winning movie which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman.
    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
  • Rain Man

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 6th Oct, 2.30pm
    Inspired by the heart-warming oscar winning movie which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman.
    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
  • Rebus: Long Shadows

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    Thursday 11th Oct, 7.30pm
    Detective Inspector John Rebus is retired but the shadows of his former life still follow him through the streets of Edinburgh.
    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
  • Rebus: Long Shadows

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 13th Oct, 2.30pm
    Detective Inspector John Rebus is retired but the shadows of his former life still follow him through the streets of Edinburgh.
    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
  • Fame

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    Thursday 25th Oct, 7.30pm
    Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name.
    Price(s): £16.75
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Fame

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 27th Oct, 2.30pm
    Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name.
    Price(s): £16.75
    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
  • Dracula

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    Thursday 1st Nov, 7.30pm
    Don’t miss the European premiere of a brand-new stage adaptation of the classic thriller.
    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
  • Dracula

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 3rd Nov, 2.30pm
    Don’t miss the European premiere of a brand-new stage adaptation of the classic thriller.
    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