Kings Theatre Edinburgh

Kings Theatre Edinburgh

About Kings Theatre Edinburgh

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh South EH3 9LQ
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One of Britain’s most opulent touring venues, the King’s Theatre has recently undergone a major refurbishment which has seen big improvements for the beloved Edinburgh venue, not least of which is the brand new seating which affords much more legroom and an altogether more comfortable audience experience.

The clean, fresh design of the modernised Box Office sits nicely alongside the Art Nouveau splendour of the original foyer, but it is the King’s auditorium that commands the wow factor; an Aladdin’s cave of Viennese Baroque, with plush gilt fittings and a glorious chandelier above.

Now the King’s is Edinburgh’s home of West End drama and quality touring theatre, ensuring local audiences have the chance to see some of the UK’s most prolific actors and best touring productions on home turf. Over the years the King’s has played host to some of the world’s biggest stars of screen and stage, including Sir Laurence Olivier, Maria Callas, Lesley Neilsen, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellan, Penelope Keith, Simon Callow – and Sir Sean Connery even worked backstage here!

Upcoming Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast

1st December 2018 - 20th January 2019
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
Glasgow Girls

Glasgow Girls

23rd January 2019 - 26th January 2019
The life-affirming, song-and-dance-filled, Scottish musical drama, Glasgow Girls is coming to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in January.
Sandi Toksvig Live! National Trevor

Sandi Toksvig Live! National Trevor

27th January 2019
Sandi Toksvig is bringing her brand new, one-woman comedy show to the King's Theatre Edinburgh on Sunday 27th January.
Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

Scottish Opera: Anthropocene

31st January 2019 - 2nd February 2019
The award-winning team behind 2016’s five-star The Devil Inside returns to the King's Theatre with 'Anthropocene', a gripping new work full of dramatic tension and superb storytelling.
The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

6th February 2019 - 9th February 2019
With riotous rhymes which have delighted children for over fifty years, and infectious humour and spectacular circus for the grown-ups, the wonderfully anarchic Cat in the Hat comes to Edinburgh.
Barbara Dickson

Barbara Dickson

10th February 2019
Multi million selling recording artist Barbara Dickson along with her accomplished band returns to Edinburgh and performs a wonderful range of material at the King's Theatre on Sunday 10th February.
Art

Art

11th February 2019 - 16th February 2019
Art is a phenomenon, one of the most successful plays ever, and it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in February with an all-star cast!
Trust Fast Health with Dr Michael Mosley

Trust Fast Health with Dr Michael Mosley

17th February 2019
In this informative and entertaining live show, Michael Mosley, the man behind the iconic 5:2 Diet, will explore common health myths and offer fascinating insights into the workings of the human body.
The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes

18th February 2019 - 23rd February 2019
Don't miss The Lady Vanishes, an early masterpiece from Hitchcock, brought to life in a new adaptation from the masters of the stage thriller.
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show

26th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show returns once again to the King's Theatre with an evening of comedy, music & mayhem.
Southern Light presents My Fair Lady

Southern Light presents My Fair Lady

5th March 2019 - 9th March 2019
Presented by Southern Lights, My Fair Lady sparkles with wit, elegance and romance, telling the story​ of an Edwardian cockney flower girl’s transformation into the pride​ of London society.
EDGAS Present The Mikado

EDGAS Present The Mikado

12th March 2019 - 16th March 2019
Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society present Gilbert & Sullivan’s legendary smash hit, The Mikado at The King's Theatre in March.
No Such Thing As A Fish

No Such Thing As A Fish

24th March 2019
The team behind multiple award-winning podcast No Such Thing As A Fish are hitting the road again, with their brand new show, In No Particular Order! Catch them at the King's Theatre Edinburgh!
In the Night Garden Live

In the Night Garden Live

27th April 2019 - 28th April 2019
In the Night Garden Live is the perfect musical theatre experience for the entire family and comes to the King’s Theatre in April as part of a UK tour.

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Popular Events

24 Doors of Advent
Throughout December Edinburgh opens its doors to showcase the unique buildings in the city in this real-life advent calendar.
Christmas at the Botanics
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas when this magical after dark experience returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens!
King’s Panto: Beauty and the Beast
Edinburgh panto legends Allan Stewart, Andy Gray & Grant Stott return to the King's Theatre in Beauty and the Beast!
Kinky Boots
Don't miss the ultimate night out when the Kinky Boots tour comes to Edinburgh Playhouse in December 2018!
Festive Afternoon Tea Party at SKYbar
Have a cosy afternoon within the best views in the city and enjoy our selection of savouries and sweets with mulled wine!

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