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 Croft - CANCELLED

The Croft - CANCELLED

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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Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour

12th April 2021

An exclusive opportunity to hear directly from Yotam Ottolenghi about his life in flavour, and find inspiration for your own cooking.
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Sandi Toksvig Live! - The National Trevor Tour

Sandi Toksvig Live! - The National Trevor Tour

17th May 2021

Sandi Toksvig is touring her new, one-woman comedy show, The National Trevor, don't miss it when it comes to the King's Theatre Edinburgh on 17th May!
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In the Night Garden Live

In the Night Garden Live

29th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

In the Night Garden Live is the perfect musical theatre experience for the entire family and comes to the King’s Theatre in May as part of a UK tour.
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The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black

1st June 2021 - 5th June 2021

Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation.
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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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Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration

23rd September 2021

Join critically acclaimed author and explorer Levison Wood as he takes to the stage for his third UK tour, The Art of Exploration.
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Philly Philly Wang Wang

Philly Philly Wang Wang

26th September 2021

Following a sell-out 2018 tour,and a 2019 Edinburgh Fringe run that sold out in advance, Phil ‘Philly Philly Wang Wang’ Wang is back on tour with his newest show.
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Looking Good Dead

Looking Good Dead

5th October 2021 - 9th October 2021

Don't miss your chance to see the world premiere tour of Peter James' gripping new play, Looking Good Dead, at the King's Theatre Edinburgh in October!
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Gary Meikle: Surreal

Gary Meikle: Surreal

24th October 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 October!
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

8th November 2021 - 13th November 2021

Nothing explores the dark heart of American Gothic better than this classic tale of love, revenge and bone chilling evil! Don't miss The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at the King's Theatre Edinburgh!
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King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

King’s Panto: Sleeping Beauty

27th November 2021 - 16th January 2022

Rise and shine, it's the pantomime of your dreams, as Sleeping Beauty comes to the King's Theatre!
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

8th February 2022 - 12th February 2022

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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Shrek The Musical

Shrek The Musical

16th March 2022 - 19th March 2022

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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The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code

6th April 2022 - 9th April 2022

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 April 2022!
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Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

10th April 2022

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 10th April 2022!
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A Murder is Announced

A Murder is Announced

3rd May 2022 - 7th May 2022

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