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

  • I Think We Are Alone

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    Thursday 20th Feb, 7.30pm
    I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.
    Price(s): From £18
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • I Think We Are Alone

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    Saturday 22nd Feb, 2.30pm
    I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.
    Price(s): From £18
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jenny Wilson & Clea friend
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Dial M for Murder

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    Thursday 27th Feb, 7.30pm
    A jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife, discovers she has been unfaithful. His mind turns to pursuit the ‘perfect crime’
    Price(s): From £18-£33 (Concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Dial M for Murder

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    Friday 28th Feb, 7.30pm
    A jaded ex-tennis pro who has given it all up for his wife, discovers she has been unfaithful. His mind turns to pursuit the ‘perfect crime’
    Price(s): From £18-£33 (Concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Lydia Kerr & Gareth Jacobs
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    Auditorium Position: Right
  • Southern Light present Anything Goes!

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    Saturday 7th Mar, 2.30pm
    This show is full of well-known songs including I Get a Kick Out of You, You’re the Top...… and of course Anything Goes.
    Price(s): From £17.50- £23.50 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Janette Knibbs & Clea Friend
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurma Dickson & Lou Howie
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • EDGAS: Patience

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    Saturday 21st Mar, 2.30pm
    This Savoy opera tells the story of two rival poets and the superficiality of the women who blindly follow and adore them.
    Price(s): Starting From £18- £25 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Janette Knibbs & Trica Weeks
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    Auditorium Position: Right
  • The Bohemians Present Sherk The Musical

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    Saturday 28th Mar, 2.30pm
    When a feisty princess needs rescuing from a fire-breathing dragon it calls for a real hero...and his name is Shrek!
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £22.50 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend & Caroline Jaquet
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Anna Spence & Lou Howie
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Habit of Art

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    Thursday 2nd Apr, 7.30pm
    Exploring friendship, rivalry and heartache this multi-layered masterpiece examines the joy, pain and emotional cost of creativity.
    Price(s): Starting from £19-£36*(concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Habit of Art

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    Friday 3rd Apr, 7.30pm
    Exploring friendship, rivalry and heartache this multi-layered masterpiece examines the joy, pain and emotional cost of creativity.
    Price(s): From £19-£36*(concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Fiona Forbes & John Cummings
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    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
  • A Monster Calls

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    Thursday 9th Apr, 7.30pm
    From the critically acclaimed bestseller, A Monster Calls offers a dazzling insight into love, life and healing.
    Price(s): Starting from £18-£33 (concessions available)
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information