The Lyceum is home to one of Scotland's largest and most successful producing companies. Its main output is a Season of high-quality drama productions, running from September to May.

Address

Grindlay Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9AX

Location

Venue location
Next to the Usher Hall, right off Lothian Road. Back to back with the Traverse Theatre.

Transport

Parking information
Disabled spaces immediately outside theatre. Pay and display on surrounding streets. NCP Car Park on Castle Street.
Taxi information
Lothian Road across road from Usher Hall.
Bus/Tram information
1,2,10,11,15,16, 24 stops outside Filmhouse and the Usher Hall. Nearest Tram stop is on Shandwick place.
Train
Haymarket Station 947 yards to West / Waverley Station 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Entrance doors quite heavy. Lift to all areas – access to main bar for wheelchair users is via a platform lift that needs to be operated by a member of staff. Accessible toilets on foyer level. Hearing loops and Audio Description headsets can be collected from the Shop in the foyer before a performance.

Lower light levels in bar area and routes to auditorium.

Six seats in Stalls with moveable arms for transfer. Wheelchair spaces at rear of Stalls. One wheelchair to borrow.

Low Box Office counter with loop and amplification mic. Infra-red system in auditorium. Collect neck loops from shop.

Meet in foyer for touch tour. Collect headsets from shop. Audio and large print brochure available on request. Braille brochure at box office. Email newsletter available.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle

Events at Lyceum

  • The Arabian Nights

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    Wednesday 13th Dec, 7.00pm
    This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves!
    Price(s): £15 - £30
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • The Arabian Nights

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 14th Dec, 7.00pm
    This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves!
    Price(s): £15 - £30
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 5.45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • The Arabian Nights

    Audio Described icon
    Saturday 16th Dec, 2.00pm
    This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves!
    Price(s): £15 - £30
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12.45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • The Arabian Nights

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    Thursday 4th Jan 2018, 7.00pm
    This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves! All the magic you could wish for.
    Price(s): from £20
    Relaxed Performance information
    For more information on The Lyceum's relaxed performance of The Arabian Nights visit our website: lyceum.org.uk/arabiannights
  • The Lover

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    Wednesday 31st Jan 2018, 7.30pm
    A brand new stage adaptation of Marguerite Duras' novel, fusing spoken word, music and evocative dance. A blast of heat for January!
    Price(s): from £10
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Tbc
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • The Lover

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 1st Feb 2018, 7.30pm
    A brand new stage adaptation of Marguerite Duras' novel, fusing spoken word, music and evocative dance. A blast of heat for January!
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): J.Knibb / J.Barrow
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm - meet in foyer of theatre
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • The Lover

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 3rd Feb 2018, 2.00pm
    A brand new stage adaptation of Marguerite Duras' novel, fusing spoken word, music and evocative dance. A blast of heat for January!
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12:45pm - meet in foyer of theatre
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioning units located in the Grand Circle, the best view is from seats in this section
  • The Belle's Stratagem

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    Wednesday 28th Feb 2018, 7.30pm
    Hannah Cowley’s rediscovered gem is a sumptuous restoration comedy, full of wit and mischief that sees the women come out on top.
    Price(s): from £10
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Tbc
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • The Belle's Stratagem

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 1st Mar 2018, 7.30pm
    Hannah Cowley’s rediscovered gem is a sumptuous restoration comedy, full of wit and mischief that sees the women come out on top.
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): A.Drollinger / J.Cummings
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm - meet in foyer of theatre
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • The Belle’s Stratagem

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 3rd Mar 2018, 2.00pm
    Hannah Cowley’s rediscovered gem is a sumptuous restoration comedy, full of wit and mischief that sees the women come out on top.
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): A.Drollinger / J.Cummings
    Touch Tour: 12.45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioning units located in Grand Circle, best view is from central seats in this section