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

  • 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
  • Eye of the Storm

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    Saturday 21st Sep, 10.30am
    This theatrical event of courage, determination & compassion is guaranteed to inspire adults of all ages and families with children aged 8+
    Price(s): £12
    Relaxed Performance information
    Performance adapted for people with additional needs and their families. Please book in person or on 0131 529 6000 (not available online).
  • Taste of Honey

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    Thursday 26th Sep, 7.30pm
    Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey. This British classic is an exhilarating depiction of working-class life in post-war Salford.
    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
  • Taste of Honey

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 28th Sep, 2.30pm
    Shelagh Delaney’s A Taste of Honey. This British classic is an exhilarating depiction of working-class life in post-war Salford.
    Price(s): £16.50
    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
  • A Woman of No Importance

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    Thursday 3rd Oct, 7.30pm
    In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
    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
  • A Woman of No Importance

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    Saturday 5th Oct, 2.30pm
    In A Woman of No Importance, Oscar Wilde’s marriage of glittering wit and Ibsenite drama created a vivid new theatrical voice.
    Price(s): £16.00
    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
  • 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.
    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
  • 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.
    Price(s): £16.00
    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