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!

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Upcoming Events at Kings Theatre Edinburgh

The Mousetrap - CANCELLED

The Mousetrap - CANCELLED

19th October 2020 - 24th October 2020

Experience shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner when The Moustrap comes to the King's Theatre!
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

28th November 2020 - 17th January 2021

Rise and shine! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Jordan Young return in the pantomime of your dreams!
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Gangsta Granny

Gangsta Granny

28th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

From the acclaimed producers of Billionaire Boy and Awful Auntie comes the award-winning West End production of this amazing story by David Walliams, the UK’s best-selling author for children.
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

5th February 2021 - 6th February 2021

Prepare for the brand new Peppa Pig live show when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh, packed full of songs, games and laughter, it really is the best day ever for Peppa Pig fans!
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

9th February 2021 - 13th February 2021

Direct from London, the acclaimed production of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe is coming to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in February!
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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

23rd February 2021 - 27th February 2021

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation.
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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

24th March 2021 - 27th March 2021

The Bohemians present Shrek the Musical, bringing all the beloved characters you know from the film to life and proving there's more to the story than meets the ears!
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Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

28th March 2021

Iain Stirling is taking his 'extremely funny' comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour, don't miss him at the King's Theatre Edinburgh on March 28th 2021!
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Gary Meikle: Surreal

Gary Meikle: Surreal

3rd April 2021

After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! Catch him at the King's Theatre in April!
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The Croft

The Croft

6th April 2021 - 10th April 2021

In this bold and haunting play the present interweaves with the past as ancient tales surface and the terrifying truth lurking In the Croft is revealed.
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A Murder is Announced

A Murder is Announced

13th April 2021 - 17th April 2021

Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to present their acclaimed production of a classic Miss Marple mystery.
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Funbox present Jungle Party

Funbox present Jungle Party

13th June 2021

It's time to stop 'lion' around, pack up your 'trunks', be a 'snappy dresser' and get up to some 'monkey business' because FUNBOX are having a JUNGLE PARTY in Edinburgh - and you're all invited!
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Groan Ups

Groan Ups

15th June 2021 - 19th June 2021

Multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return to Edinburgh with their brand-new comedy all about growing up.
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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

27th September 2021 - 2nd October 2021

The blockbuster story that captivated the world is now an epic stage thriller, don't miss it when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh in September 2021!
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