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

  • The Girl on the Train

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    Thursday 28th Mar, 7.30pm
    Adapted from Paula Hawkins’s novel – an international phenomenon – this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.
    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
  • The Girl on the Train

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    Saturday 30th Mar, 2.30pm
    Adapted from Paula Hawkins’s novel – an international phenomenon – this gripping new play will keep you guessing until the final moment.
    Price(s): £15.75
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Lydia Kerr, Patricia Weeks
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Shaurna Dickson
    BSL Signer - Auditorium Position: Left
  • Stones In His Pockets

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    Thursday 4th Apr, 7.30pm
    A small village in rural Ireland is turned upside down when a major Hollywood film studio descends to make a historical blockbuster.
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Stones In His Pockets

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    Saturday 6th Apr, 2.30pm
    A small village in rural Ireland is turned upside down when a major Hollywood film studio descends to make a historical blockbuster.
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Clea Friend, Sheena Guz
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    BSL Signer - Auditorium Position: Right
  • Abigail's Party

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    Thursday 18th Apr, 7.30pm
    Stage and TV star Jodie Prenger, Vicky Binns and Daniel Casey, lead the cast in this groundbreaking comedy classic!
    Price(s): £16.00
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Abigail’s Party

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    Saturday 20th Apr, 2.30pm
    Stage and TV star Jodie Prenger, Vicky Binns and Daniel Casey, lead the cast in this groundbreaking comedy classic!
    Price(s): £16.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Amanda Drollinger, Alison Downey
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Karen Ward-Welch
    BSL Signer - Auditorium Position: Right
  • The Verdict

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    Thursday 2nd May, 7.30pm
    The powerful best-selling courtroom thriller, starring Ian Kelsey.
    Price(s): £16.00
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Verdict

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    Saturday 4th May, 2.30pm
    The powerful best-selling courtroom thriller, starring Ian Kelsey.
    Price(s): £16.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Veronica Kinaham, Jo Barrow
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    BSL Signer- Auditorium Position: Right
  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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    Thursday 16th May, 7.30pm
    Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now enjoying its third year in the West End!
    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
  • The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

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    Saturday 18th May, 2.30pm
    Ocean’s Eleven meets the Marx Brothers in this dynamite new comedy now enjoying its third year in the West End!
    Price(s): £16.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Amanda Drollinger, Patricia Weeks
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    BSL Signer- Auditorium Position: Left