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 Belle's Stratagem

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    Wednesday 28th Feb, 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, 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, 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
  • Rhinoceros

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    Wednesday 4th Apr, 7.30pm
    Our acclaimed version of Eugene Ionesco's play returns this Spring. "blazing with theatrical energy and wit" ★★★★★ The Scotsman
    Price(s): from £10
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Tbc
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Rhinoceros

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 5th Apr, 7.30pm
    Our acclaimed version of Eugene Ionesco's play returns this Spring. "blazing with theatrical energy and wit" ★★★★★ The Scotsman
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): E.Davey / S.Guz
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm - meet in the foyer of the theatre
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Rhinoceros

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 7th Apr, 2.00pm
    Our acclaimed version of Eugene Ionesco's play returns this Spring. "blazing with theatrical energy and wit" ★★★★★ The Scotsman
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): E.Davey / S.Guz
    Touch Tour: 12.45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioning units are located in the Grand Circle boxes, the best view of these is from seats in the centre of the Grand Circle
  • Creditors

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Wednesday 9th May, 7.30pm
    David Greig adapts August Strindberg's portrait of an intense love triangle. A roller-coaster of sex, lies and revenge.
    Price(s): from £10
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Creditors

    Audio Described icon
    Thursday 10th May, 7.30pm
    David Greig adapts August Strindberg's portrait of an intense love triangle. A roller-coaster of sex, lies and revenge.
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): G.Jacobs / B.Stevens
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Creditors

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 12th May, 2.00pm
    David Greig adapts August Strindberg's portrait of an intense love triangle. A roller-coaster of sex, lies and revenge.
    Price(s): from £10
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): G.Jacobs / B.Stevens
    Touch Tour: 12.45pm - meet in foyer of the theatre
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Captioning units are positioned in the Grand Circle Boxes, the best views are from centre of the Grand Circle or middle of the Stalls.