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

  • Fatal Attraction

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    Thursday 3rd Feb, 7.30pm
    Based on the classic film, this intoxicating new stage play of Fatal Attraction brings the definitive movie thriller to the stage
    Price(s): £23-£40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Fatal Attraction

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    Saturday 5th Feb, 2.30pm
    Based on the classic film, this intoxicating new stage play of Fatal Attraction brings the definitive movie thriller to the stage
    Price(s): £23-£40
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 1:30pm - contact Box Office
    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
  • The Dresser

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    Saturday 19th Feb, 2.30pm
    Julian Clary and Matthew Kelly star in this funny and affectionate portrait of backstage life.
    Price(s): £21.50-£40
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6:30pm - contact Box Office
    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
  • The Rocky Horror Show

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    Saturday 26th Feb, 6.00pm
    Ready to thrill you with fun and naughty moments, Richard O’Brien’s legendary rock ‘n’ roll musical returns to Edinburgh
    Price(s): £28.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 5pm - contact Box Office
    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
  • Sheila's Island

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    Thursday 3rd Mar, 7.30pm
    The Office meets Lord of the Flies meets Miranda.
    Price(s): £18.50-£33.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Sheila's Island

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    Saturday 5th Mar, 2.30pm
    The Office meets Lord of the Flies meets Miranda.
    Price(s): £18.50-£33.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: From 1:30pm - contact Box office
    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
  • Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show

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    Saturday 2nd Apr, 7.30pm
    Allan brings his Variety Show back to the King's one last time before it closes for refurbishment
    Price(s): £30
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: From 6:30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • The Da Vinci Code

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    Thursday 7th Apr, 7.30pm
    The blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller.
    Price(s): £19.50-£36.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Da Vinci Code

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    Saturday 9th Apr, 2.30pm
    The blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller.
    Price(s): £19.50-£36.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: From 1.30pm
    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
  • Orphans

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    Wednesday 13th Apr, 7.30pm
    Orphans is a darkly comic musical about family, grief and forgiveness. Don’t miss this stage adaption of the multi award-winning cult film.
    Price(s): £19.50-£40
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Catherine King & Yvonne Strain
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Orphans

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    Thursday 14th Apr, 7.30pm
    Orphans is a darkly comic musical about family, grief and forgiveness. Don’t miss this stage adaption of the multi award-winning cult film.
    Price(s): £19.50-£40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Orphans

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    Saturday 16th Apr, 2.30pm
    Orphans is a darkly comic musical about family, grief and forgiveness. Don’t miss this stage adaption of the multi award-winning cult film.
    Price(s): £19.5-£40
    Audio Description information
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

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    Friday 29th Apr, 7.30pm
    The world premiere of a brand new kick-asspirational pop musical bursts to life as the Fantastically Great Women tell their stories.
    Price(s): £15.50-£25.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: From 6:30pm
    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
  • Cluedo

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    Thursday 12th May, 7.30pm
    Was it Miss Scarlet, with the revolver in the dining room, or was it Professor Plum, with the lead pipe in the library...?
    Price(s): £23-£40
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Cluedo

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    Saturday 14th May, 2.30pm
    Was it Miss Scarlet, with the revolver in the dining room, or was it Professor Plum, with the lead pipe in the library...?
    Price(s): £23-£40
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: From 1:30pm
    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