An architectural gem and a cornerstone in the cultural life of Edinburgh, the doors opened in 1906 with the pantomime, Cinderella.

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

  • Avenue Q

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    Thursday 30th May, 7.30pm
    Following a smash-hit run in 2015, the fur-lariously laugh-out-loud musical is back by popular demand. Age 14+
    Price(s): £17.25
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Avenue Q

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    Saturday 1st Jun, 2.30pm
    Following a smash-hit run in 2015, the fur-lariously laugh-out-loud musical is back by popular demand. Age 14+
    Price(s): £17.25
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend, Veronica Kinaham
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Laura Miller
    BSL Signer- Auditorium Position: Right
  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin

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    Thursday 20th Jun, 7.30pm
    Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is an unforgettable love story set on a Greek island against the turbulent backdrop of World War II.
    Price(s): £16.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

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    Saturday 22nd Jun, 2.30pm
    Captain Corelli’s Mandolin is an unforgettable love story set on a Greek island against the turbulent backdrop of World War II.
    Price(s): £16.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson, Lydia Kerr
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Amelie the Musical

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    Thursday 27th Jun, 7.30pm
    Amelie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind.
    Price(s): £17.00
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Amelie the Musical

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    Saturday 29th Jun, 2.30pm
    Amelie is the story of an astonishing young woman who lives quietly in the world, but loudly in her mind.
    Price(s): £17.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Sheena Guz, Caroline Jaquet
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • An Inspector Calls

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    Thursday 10th Oct, 7.30pm
    Inspector Goole arrives at the Birling family home, their dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • An Inspector Calls

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    Saturday 12th Oct, 2.30pm
    Inspector Goole arrives at the Birling family home, their dinner party is shattered by his investigations into the death of a young woman.
    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
  • King's Panto- Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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    Friday 13th Dec, 7.00pm
    Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular!
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6pm
    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
  • King's Panto: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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    Friday 3rd Jan 2020, 2.00pm
    Roll up, roll up! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray and Grant Stott are back in a circus-inspired King's Panto spectacular!