Royal Lyceum Theatre

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Royal Lyceum Theatre Grindlay Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH3 9AX
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Royal Lyceum Theatre
About Royal Lyceum Theatre

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

Glory on Earth

Glory on Earth

20 May 2017 - 10 June 2017
Glory on Earth is a play by Scottish playwright Linda McLean about Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots.
Variety Nights

Variety Nights

04 June 2017
The 3rd Variety Night, to complement the Victorian splendour of The Lyceum, is taking place on 4th June.
Edinburgh International Festival: Rhinoceros

Edinburgh International Festival: Rhinoceros

03 August 2017 - 12 August 2017
A new Scottish/Turkish version of Ionesco’s Rhinoceros is on at the Royal Lyceum Theatre.
Edinburgh International Festival:  Come & Sing International

Edinburgh International Festival: Come & Sing International

13 August 2017
Do you love singing? Come along and sing with members of the Edinburgh Festival Chorus.
Edinburgh International Festival: Blak Whyte Gray

Edinburgh International Festival: Blak Whyte Gray

16 August 2017 - 19 August 2017
Award-winning East London hip-hop company, Boy Blue Entertainment, bring Blak Whyte Gray to the Royal Lyceum.
Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

Edinburgh International Festival: Oresteia: This Restless House

22 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
A compelling, brutal soap opera, exposing the fragility of a family’s bonds.
The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

25 November 2017 - 06 January 2018
A whole host of heroes and villains will be brought to life on the Royal Lyceum stage this Christmas.