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

  • Edinburgh Gang Show

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    Saturday 23rd Nov, 2.15pm
    It’s November… it’s GANG SHOW time! Over 250 young people from Scouting and Girlguiding return with their spectacular production
    Price(s): Starting From £11.50- £18.50 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend & Janette Knibb
    Touch Tour: 1.15pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Paul Belmonte & Louise Holden
    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!
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £36 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow & Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 6pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson & Paul Belmonte
    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!
    Price(s): Starting From £12
  • King’s Panto- Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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    Saturday 4th 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!
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £36 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Jo Barrow & Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 1pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson & Paul Belmonte
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Oor Wullie

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    Thursday 30th Jan 2020, 7.30pm
    Join Wullie, Fat Boab, Soapy Soutar, Wee Eck, and the rest of the Sunday Post gang, in a brand new musical adventure.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (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
  • Oor Wullie

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    Saturday 1st Feb 2020, 2.30pm
    Join Wullie, Fat Boab, Soapy Soutar, Wee Eck, and the rest of the Sunday Post gang, in a brand new musical adventure.
    Price(s): Starting From £18.50- £32 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 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
  • EDGAS: Patience

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    Saturday 21st Mar 2020, 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
    Touch Tour: 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
  • The Bohemians Present Sherk The Musical

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    Saturday 28th Mar 2020, 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
    Touch Tour: 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
  • Buddy

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    Monday 30th Mar 2020, 2.30pm
    Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story.
    Price(s): Starting From £22.50- £34.50 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 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
  • Buddy

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    Thursday 28th May 2020, 7.30pm
    Experience the drama, passion and excitement as a cast of phenomenally talented actors and musicians tell Buddy Holly’s story.
    Price(s): Starting From £22.50- £34.50 (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