One of Britain’s most opulent touring venues, the King’s Theatre has recently undergone a major refurbishment which has seen big improvements for the beloved Edinburgh venue.

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

  • Glasgow Girls

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    Friday 25th Jan, 7.30pm
    This potent political drama uses uplifting songs, music, dance and humour to tell the Glasgow Girls’ tale.
    Price(s): £16.00
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): tbc
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

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    Saturday 2nd Feb, 7.15pm
    This collaboration between composer Stuart MacRae and librettist Louise Welsh promises unrelenting dramatic tension and superb storytelling
    Price(s): £16.00
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Scottish Opera
    Touch Tour: 6.00pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
  • Art

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    Thursday 14th Feb, 7.30pm
    Art is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever.The all-star cast features Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson, Stephen Tompkinson.
    Price(s): £17.50
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Seats held ask Box Office Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Art

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    Saturday 16th Feb, 2.30pm
    Art is a phenomenon and one of the most successful plays ever.The all-star cast features Nigel Havers, Denis Lawson, Stephen Tompkinson.
    Price(s): £17.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): John Cummings, Gareth Jacobs
    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
  • The Lady Vanishes

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    Thursday 21st Feb, 7.30pm
    This early masterpiece from Hitchcock is brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller.
    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 Lady Vanishes

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted icon
    Saturday 23rd Feb, 2.30pm
    This early masterpiece from Hitchcock is brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller.
    Price(s): £16.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly, Jo Barrow
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Iain Hodgetts
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • Southern Light : My Fair Lady

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    Friday 8th Mar, 7.30pm
    My Fair Lady will transport you from Covent Garden to Ascot to a glittering Embassy Ball where everything is ‘Absolutely Bloomin’ Loverly’.
    Price(s): £16
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Myra Galletly Bridget Stevens
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    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
  • EDGAS : The Mikado

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    Friday 15th Mar, 7.30pm
    Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society present Gilbert & Sullivan’s legendary smash hit, The Mikado.
    Price(s): £10.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Irene McKenzie, Janette Knibb
    Touch Tour: 6.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Louise Holden
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • The Bohemians present The Wedding Singer

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    Saturday 23rd Mar, 2.30pm
    Join wedding singer Robbie Hart, sweet natured Julia, her best friend Holly and Wall Street bad boy Glenn in the 1980’s party of the year.
    Price(s): £8.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Caroline Jaquet
    Touch Tour: 1.30pm
    Optimum seating position: Ask Box Office
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): tbc
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls Please check www.capitaltheatres.com/access for the most up to date information
  • 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