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King's Theatre

Open Now: 11:00 - 18:00
Open today: 11:00 - 18:00
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Xmas panto

A yearly Xmas tradition in our family and once again it didn't dissapoint. A brilliant family day... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Went to see Beauty and the Beast, staff very helpful. Show was absolutely brilliant, it was so... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Livingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A yearly Xmas tradition in our family and once again it didn't dissapoint. A brilliant family day out. Something for everyone Very funny for Adults and kids alike. Allan Stewart and Grant Stott were superb Highly recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went to see Beauty and the Beast, staff very helpful. Show was absolutely brilliant, it was so funny and there was good interaction with the audience, worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this theatre to watch Dracula whilst we were staying in Edinburgh. I’d emailed in advance as I have balance and hearing problems and spoke to them on the telephone to book. They couldn’t have been more helpful! The theatre is very well maintained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get tickets to the opening night of Dracula, what a fabulous show this was in such a old theatre, it’s great to see so many of the original features have been retained, lovely place to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Swatts457
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

First visit to this theatre, easy to find and got a parking spot close at The Meadows. Lovely theatre, very good set up and layout. Easy access with very quick entry on ticket check then guide towards seating by very pleasant and helpful staff. Was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gauldie2015
Reviewed 11 October 2018

What a lovely ornately decorated baroque / bacchanalian theatre. Not too large and very comfortable so that viewing a production is a very pleasant experience. Having said that the stage itself is quite large allowing for impressive stage sets. The interior is lavishly decorated In...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Great night at the theatre Fantastic play and the understudy who played the are us role was very good. Dress circle back row was a slight issue ( for this play )as some of the action was on a upper level on stage and our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

Enjoyed a matinee of the Reubus play which was pretty good. The overall production was excellent. The actor who played McCafferty was brilliant. Stall seats comfy and easy access considering ancient building. Bar service super speedy during interval 😊.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank falkirklady2015
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Visited Kings theatre to see Still Alice. Liked the theatre very much. Still Alice is a very thought provoking work. See it if you can.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Larry B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic family friendly theatre. Has lots on for all ages and you’ll always leave feeling like the show was put on just for you. Wonderful memories made here that will last a lifetime. ❤️

Date of experience: July 2018
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Gemma W
15 October 2018|
Response from ljbunny | Reviewed this property |
To be fair there is a good view from most seats in the theatre , you can’t go wrong.
17 March 2017|
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Response from Festival_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi you get a side view so we always say the boxes are restricted view.