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Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse Access

Booking Information

  • Access Booking line: 0800 912 6971

Please note Greenside Lane Bistro is located 25 steps up from street level.

Please note the Ambassador Lounge is located 33 steps up from street level.


Venue Access Information

  • We will always endeavour to meet individual needs. Please contact our Access team on 0844 871 7677 for any further information or to book.

    Access to theatre bars:
    There is level access from the entrance into Circle Bar located on the right hand side of the main foyer. An ‘At Seat Service’ is available on request please ask a member of the Front of House team upon arrival.

    Level access to the theatre:
    Is through the Main Entrance to Circle Level. The Circle Level is our easy access point and we would recommend booking in the Circle for any of our patrons with limited mobility.  The Stalls are located down 40 stairs from street level,  the Balcony level is located up 25 stairs from street level. Please note that the Edinburgh Playhouse does not have a lift.

    Wheelchair user positions & Storage:
    We have up to 8 wheelchair spaces per performance located in Row M of the Circle We would recommend the rear Circle if you are able to transfer from your wheelchair although please note that there are one or more steps involved. Our only level seating is with our wheelchair positions. Please contact us if you need further information. We can store wheelchairs in the Circle Bar during the performance if you are transferring.

  • Typetalk: 18001 0871 297 5477 the national telephone relay service which enables deaf, hard of hearing and speech impaired people to communicate with hearing people over the phone.
    You can also come into the Box Office. The Box Office counter is of a height suitable for wheelchair users.

    Box Office opening hours: Monday to Saturday - 12pm till 6pm (8pm on show nights)

    Infra-red and Induction Loop hearing systems:
    A Sennheiser infrared system for the hearing impaired. To obtain a headset please contact any member of the FOH team. 

    Enhanced Performances: Audio Description, Captioned and Sign Language Interpreted performances:

    Sign Language Interpreted Performances – For our patrons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing we offer British Sign Language Interpreted performances. A sign language Interpreter will be sited at the side of the stage. Please contact the venue’s Groups and Access department for information on the Sign Interpreter’s position to make your booking.

    Captioned performances – For patrons who are hearing impaired we offer Captioned performances. Captioning is a way of converting the spoken word into visible text, that provides people with hearing loss access to live performance. Captions are displayed on two units installed on or near the stage enable people with hearing loss to understand what is said when it is said.

    Audio Described performances – For our patrons who are visually impaired we offer Audio Described performances. Audio description is a live verbal commentary, given through headsets, which describes the setting, costumes, characters, facial expressions, body language and action during silent intervals of the piece being performed. An introduction is provided prior to the show.

    Touch tours - Touch Tours are often available prior to an Audio Described performance

    Enhanced  performances are available on most of the longer running shows (2 or more week runs). For information regarding upcoming enhanced performances, please call 0844 871 7677
     

  • Assistance Dogs are welcome and can be looked after by the theatre staff during the performance if requested on arrival.

  • There is a unisex wheelchair accessible toilet inside the Circle Bar. The bar is located on the right hand side of the main foyer and there is level access from the entrance into the Circle Bar.

Mon 29 - Sat 05
Jan 2018   Jan 2019
Bistro: Edinburgh Playhouse
Bistro: Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 29
Jan 2018
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 31
Jan 2018
Someone Like You - The Adele Songbook
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 01
Feb 2018
Whitney - Queen of the Night
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 02
Feb 2018
One Night of Queen
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 03
Feb 2018
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 04
Feb 2018
Soul Unlimited: Heatwave, Odyssey, Jaki Graham & Gwen Dickey
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 12 - Sat 17
Feb 2018   Feb 2018
This Is Elvis
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 18
Feb 2018
Icons of the 80s - Go West, Nik Kershaw & Cutting Crew
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 20 - Sat 24
Feb 2018   Feb 2018
The Sound of Music
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 25
Feb 2018
ABBA Mania
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 27 - Sat 03
Feb 2018   Mar 2018
The Rat Pack - Live From Las Vegas
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 05 - Sat 10
Mar 2018   Mar 2018
Blood Brothers
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 12 - Sat 17
Mar 2018   Mar 2018
Hairspray
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 20
Mar 2018
Russian State Ballet of Siberia's Romeo and Juliet
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 21
Mar 2018
Russian State Ballet of Siberia's Cinderella
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 22
Mar 2018
Russian State Ballet of Siberia's The Snow Maiden
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 23 - Sat 24
Mar 2018   Mar 2018
Russian State Ballet of Siberia's Swan Lake
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 25
Mar 2018
Girls Night Oot!
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 29
Mar 2018
Ellen Kent's La Traviata
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 30 - Sat 31
Mar 2018   Mar 2018
Ellen Kent: Madama Butterfly
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 01
Apr 2018
Justin's Band
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 03 - Sat 07
Apr 2018   Apr 2018
Crazy For You
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 10
Apr 2018
Russell Brand - Re:Birth
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 11
Apr 2018
Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 12
Apr 2018
Roy Orbison - In Dreams - The Hologram UK Tour
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 13
Apr 2018
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 14
Apr 2018
That'll Be the Day
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 16 - Tue 17
Apr 2018   Apr 2018
Gary Barlow
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 18
Apr 2018
My Dad Wrote A Porno Live
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 19 - Sun 22
Apr 2018   Apr 2018
Fat Friends - The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 26
Apr 2018
Sheridan Smith
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 27 - Sat 28
Apr 2018   Apr 2018
Faulty Towers Dining Experience
Bistro: Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 28
Apr 2018
Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 03
May 2018
Jason Manford - Muddle Class
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 04
May 2018
The Carpenters Story
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 05
May 2018
The Illegal Eagles
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 08 - Sat 09
May 2018   Jun 2018
Wicked (UK Tour)
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 12 - Sat 16
Jun 2018   Jun 2018
Titanic The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 19 - Sat 23
Jun 2018   Jun 2018
Summer Holiday
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 29
Jun 2018
The Waterboys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 02 - Sat 07
Jul 2018   Jul 2018
An Officer and a Gentleman The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 10 - Sat 14
Jul 2018   Jul 2018
THE BAND: Take That's New Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 30
Aug 2018
The League Of Gentlemen Live Again
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 09
Sep 2018
Dave Gorman - With Great PowerPoint Comes Great ResponsibilityPoint
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 14
Sep 2018
The Dreamboys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 17 - Sat 22
Sep 2018   Sep 2018
Benidorm
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 26 - Sun 30
Sep 2018   Sep 2018
Kevin Bridges - The Brand New Tour
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 02 - Sat 06
Oct 2018   Oct 2018
Madagascar – A Musical Adventure
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 11
Nov 2018
Noel Fitzpatrick is the Supervet
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 16 - Sat 17
Nov 2018   Nov 2018
Dara O Briain - Voice of Reason
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 10 - Sat 05
Dec 2018   Jan 2019
Kinky Boots
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 31
Dec 2027
Seat Sponsorship
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh