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

  • Solaris

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    Thursday 26th Sep, 7.30pm
    “We call them ‘visitors’…they seem to be formed by our dreams.” A space crew embark on psychological odysseys while orbiting planet Solaris.
    Price(s): £16-£33
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6:15pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • Solaris

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    Saturday 28th Sep, 2.00pm
    “We call them ‘visitors’…they seem to be formed by our dreams.” A space crew embark on psychological odysseys while orbiting planet Solaris.
    Price(s): £14 - £29
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12:45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • Solaris

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    Wednesday 2nd Oct, 7.30pm
    “We call them ‘visitors’…they seem to be formed by our dreams.” A space crew embark on psychological odysseys while orbiting planet Solaris.
    Price(s): £16 - £33
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Barber Shop Chronicles

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    Saturday 2nd Nov, 2.00pm
    For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world - the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.
    Price(s): £14 - £29
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12:45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • Barber Shop Chronicles

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    Wednesday 6th Nov, 7.30pm
    For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world - the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.
    Price(s): £16 - £33
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side
  • Barber Shop Chronicles

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    Thursday 7th Nov, 7.30pm
    For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world - the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.
    Price(s): £16 - £33
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 6:15pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

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    Saturday 7th Dec, 2.00pm
    The famous festive story comes back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s bestloved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby
    Price(s): £12 - £32
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

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    Friday 13th Dec, 7.00pm
    The famous festive story comes back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s bestloved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby
    Price(s): £10 - £28
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 5:45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

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    Saturday 14th Dec, 2.00pm
    The famous festive story comes back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s bestloved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby
    Price(s): £12 - £32
    Audio Description information
    Touch Tour: 12:45pm
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
  • An Edinburgh Christmas Carol

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Wednesday 18th Dec, 7.00pm
    The famous festive story comes back to the city of its birth with a guest appearance from Edinburgh’s bestloved Victorian – Greyfriars Bobby
    Price(s): £10 - £28
    BSL interpretation information
    Optimum seating position: Interpreter mainly on left side