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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.

Wed 20 - Sat 23
Jun 2018   Jun 2018
Summer Holiday
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 21 - Sat 15
Jun 2018   Jun 2019
Bistro: Edinburgh Playhouse
Bistro: Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 24
Jun 2018
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 28
Jun 2018
Ben Howard
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

Sat 28
Jul 2018
PAW Patrol Live!
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 03 - Sat 04
Aug 2018   Aug 2018
Forth on the Fringe
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 07 - Fri 10
Aug 2018   Aug 2018
Frankie Boyle - Prometheus Volume III
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 16
Aug 2018
Katherine Ryan - Glitter Room
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 18
Aug 2018
Waverley Care Comedy Gala
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

Thu 13
Sep 2018
51 Shades of Maggie
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 14
Sep 2018
The Dreamboys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sat 15
Sep 2018
Crossing Over With John Edward
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

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

Sun 23
Sep 2018
Islands In The Stream
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 The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 07
Oct 2018
Soul Unlimited: Heatwave, Odyssey, Jaki Graham & Gwen Dickey
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 08 - Sat 13
Oct 2018   Oct 2018
Let It Be
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 21
Oct 2018
Some Guys Have All the Luck - The Rod Stewart Story
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 23 - Sat 27
Oct 2018   Oct 2018
Saturday Night Fever
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 30
Oct 2018
Alison Krauss
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 02
Nov 2018
The Dolls - Dragged Up
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Mon 05
Nov 2018
Maximum RnB with The Manfreds
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 07
Nov 2018
Joe Lycett: I'm About To Lose Control And I Think Joe Lycett
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 09 - Sat 10
Nov 2018   Nov 2018
The Proclaimers
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

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

Tue 13
Nov 2018
An Evening with King Crimson
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 15
Nov 2018
Dita Von Teese
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

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

Tue 20 - Sat 08
Nov 2018   Dec 2018
Motown The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

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

Tue 05 - Sat 09
Feb 2019   Feb 2019
American Idiot
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 19 - Sat 02
Feb 2019   Mar 2019
Jersey Boys
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Thu 07
Mar 2019
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Giselle
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 08 - Sat 09
Mar 2019   Mar 2019
Russian State Ballet of Siberia - Swan Lake
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 02 - Sat 27
Apr 2019   Apr 2019
Matilda The Musical
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 30 - Sat 04
Apr 2019   May 2019
Rock of Ages
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 10 - Sat 11
May 2019   May 2019
Strictly Come Dancing The Professionals
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 31
May 2019
Bill Bailey - Larks In Transit
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 11 - Sat 15
Jun 2019   Jun 2019
Club Tropicana
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh

Fri 31
Dec 2027
Seat Sponsorship
Edinburgh Playhouse, Edinburgh