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

  • Cockpit

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    Thursday 19th Oct, 7.30pm
    The whole theatre becomes a stage and all of Europe the actors in Bridget Boland’s explosive 1947 drama, Cockpit.
    Price(s): £10 - £28
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6.15pm
    Please contact box office for seating advice, due to the nature of this show there will be an unorthodox seating plan.
  • Love Song to Lavender Menace

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    Friday 20th Oct, 8.00pm
    A beautiful, funny & moving exploration of love, loss and passion in this tale about Edinburgh's first LGBT bookshop.
    Price(s): £13 - £15
    BSL interpretation information
    This performance takes place in The Lyceum's Studio, for more information please contact Box Office.
  • Cockpit

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    Saturday 21st Oct, 2.00pm
    The whole theatre becomes a stage and all of Europe the actors in Bridget Boland’s explosive 1947 drama, Cockpit.
    Price(s): £10 - £28
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12.45pm
    Please contact box office for seating advice, due to the nature of this show there will be an unorthodox seating plan.
    Captioning information
    Please contact box office for seating advice, due to the nature of this show there will be an unorthodox seating plan.
  • The Arabian Nights

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    Saturday 9th Dec, 2.00pm
    This Christmas, adventure awaits with three wishes, seven seas and forty thieves!
    Price(s): £15 - £30
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • 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

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    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

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    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