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Welcome to The Lyceum, home to one of Scotland's largest and most successful producing companies. Our main output is our Season of high-quality drama productions, running from September to May, in the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh.

In addition, we stage a family show every Christmas and productions by the Lyceum Youth Theatre; we are the Scottish home of the NT Connections national showcase festival of youth theatre; we host touring companies and Edinburgh International Festival shows; and we run an ambitious and acclaimed Creative Learning department.

We perform for up to 48 weeks of the year producing up to 8 plays in that time, making the Company one of the largest producing companies in the UK. We employ a core of around 50 full-time staff, plus up to 50 part-time ushers and bar staff.

Lyceum Box Office - 0131 248 4848

Monday: 10am-5pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-7pm (10am-5pm on non-performance days)
Sunday: Leave us a message and we'll call you back when we reopen (or you can book online)

Upcoming Events at Royal Lyceum Theatre

The Belle’s Stratagem

The Belle’s Stratagem

15th February 2018 - 10th March 2018
The Belle’s Stratagem is a lighthearted comedy about manners and courtship in Georgian Edinburgh.


23rd March 2018 - 7th April 2018
A new Scottish/Turkish version of Ionesco’s classic 1959 play Rhinoceros comes to the Royal Lyceum Theatre in March.


27th April 2018 - 12th May 2018
Tony Award winner Stewart Laing returns to Scotland to direct an adaptation of Creditors that bristles with sexual tension and paranoia.
Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’

Magicfest Closing Gala ‘‘Fast and Furious’’

18th May 2018 - 19th May 2018
The best illusion and circus acts from around the world assembled to perform a visually stunning and breath-taking spectacle at the Magicfest Closing Gala.

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