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

  • 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
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Ian Hodgetts
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.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.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Birdsong

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    Saturday 12th May, 2.30pm
    A mesmerising story of love and courage set both before and during the Great War.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend & Amanda Drollinger
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Sunshine on Leith

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    Thursday 24th May, 7.30pm
    The essential Edinburgh musical returns home for the first time since 2010 in a brand new production.
    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
  • Sunshine on Leith

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    Saturday 26th May, 2.30pm
    The essential Edinburgh musical returns home for the first time since 2010 in a brand new production.
    Price(s): £16.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Paul Belmonte & Jackie Greenshields
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain

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    Thursday 31st May, 7.30pm
    Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective?
    Price(s): £16.25
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain

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    Saturday 2nd Jun, 2.30pm
    Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective?
    Price(s): £16.25
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): tbc
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Love from a Stranger

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    Thursday 7th Jun, 7.30pm
    An electric suspense with a shocking twist in its tail.
    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
  • Love from a Stranger

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    Friday 8th Jun, 7.30pm
    An electric suspense with a shocking twist in its tail.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Judy Gilbert & Jo Barrow
    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.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