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

  • Twelfth Night

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted iconCaptioned icon
    Friday 14th Sep, 7.30pm
    In Shakespeare’s bittersweet comedy genders blur, boundaries are crossed and the world is turned upside down, all with music as the engine.
    Price(s): £10 - £32
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 27 September at 6.15pm, and 29 September 12:45pm.
    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
  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted iconCaptioned icon
    Friday 12th Oct, 7.30pm
    A passionate comedy of love, war and noses, Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Caledonian heart in Edwin Morgan’s legendary Scots play.
    Price(s): £10 - £32
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 25 October at 6.15pm, and 27 October at 12:45pm.
    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
  • Wendy and Peter Pan.

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted iconCaptioned iconRelaxed Performance icon
    Thursday 29th Nov, 7.30pm
    Follow the fearless Wendy as she flies with Peter to Neverland - a world of dastardly pirates, feisty fairies and raucous lost boys.
    Price(s): £10 - £95
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 13 December at 6:15pm, and 15 December at 12:45pm.
    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
    Relaxed Performance information
    7 January, 7pm the relaxed performance is open to everyone but audiences with a learning or physical disability, autistic spectrum condition or sensory or communication disorder are especially welcome
  • Touching the Void

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted iconCaptioned icon
    Thursday 24th Jan 2019, 7.30pm
    What happens when you look death squarely in the face, and how do you find the strength to crawl back towards life?
    Price(s): £10 - 32
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 7 February at 6:15pm, and 9 February at 12:45pm.
    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
  • Local Hero

    Audio Described iconBSL Interpreted iconCaptioned iconRelaxed Performance icon
    Tuesday 19th Mar 2019, 3.11pm
    A wry comedy about a man who sets out to buy a beach, but ends up losing his heart to a village.
    Price(s): £15 - £49.50
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 4 April at 6:15pm, 6 April at 12:45pm.
    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
    Relaxed Performance information
    16 April 7:30pm, open to everyone but audiences with a learning or physical disability, autistic spectrum condition or sensory or communication disorder are especially welcome.
  • The Duchess [of Malfi]

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    Friday 17th May 2019, 7.30pm
    ‘Whether we fall by ambition, blood, or lust, like diamonds we are cut with our own dust.’
    Price(s): £10 - £32
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 30 May at 6:15pm, and 1 June at 12:45pm.
    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