King’s Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at the King’s Theatre

King’s Theatre
2 Leven Street EH3 9LQ. Phone booking: 0131 529 6000

The King’s has cancelled or rescheduled all performances until January 2021. Tickets for postponed events are being refunded. Tickets for rescheduled events will automatically be valid for the new dates.

Further details are available on the Capital Theatre’s website:

Click on the name of the show to go to its ticketing site.

December 2020

Sleeping Beauty
Sat 28 Nov 2020 – Sun 17 Jan 2021: Rescheduled to December 2021

January 2021

Gangsta Granny
Thurs 28 – Sun 31 Jan 2021
Thu – Sat 7pm, Thu 1.30pm, Fri & Sat 2.30pm, Sun 11am
It’s Friday night and Ben knows that means one thing – staying with Granny. There will be cabbage soup, cabbage pie, cabbage cake and it’s going to be sooooooooo boring! But what Ben doesn’t know is that Granny has a secret – and Friday nights are about to get more exciting than he could ever imagine Book here.

February 2021

Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever
Fri 5/Sat 6 Feb 20201
Three shows daily: 10am, 1pm, 4pm.
Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their friends to enjoy, including Miss Rabbit, Mr Bull, Suzy Sheep, Gerald Giraffe and more! Book here.

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
Tue 9 – Sat 13 February 2021
Evenings: 7.30; Wed, Sat Mat: 2.30pm.
Step through the wardrobe this winter into the magical kingdom of Narnia for the most mystical of adventures in a faraway land. Join Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter as they wave goodbye to wartime Britain and say hello to a talking Faun, an unforgettable Lion and the coldest, cruellest White Witch. Book here.

The Woman in Black
Tue 23 – Sat 27 February 2021 (rescheduled from 2020)
Evenings 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
A lawyer obsessed with a curse that he believes has been cast over him and his family by the spectre of a Woman in Black engages a skeptical young actor to help him tell his terrifying story… Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story comes dramatically alive in Stephen Mallatratt’s ingenious stage adaptation. Book here.

March 2021

Shrek the Musical
Wed 24 – Sat 27 March 2020 (Rescheduled from 2020)
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinee Sat 2.30pm
The Bohemians present the musical adaptation of the animated movie about a big big, green, terrifying ogre who is turfed out of his lonely swamp and sets off with a wisecracking Donkey to save the feisty princess Fiona from a fire-breathing dragon. Book here.

Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards
Sunday 28 March 2021 (rescheduled from 2020)
Two shows: 5pm & 7.30pm.
NB: These shows will be be filmed for Amazon Prime. Do you ever wonder how people manage to be normal? Iain does. So much so he’s written a brand new stand-up show about it in which he explores his inability to function in the most basic of public settings, social media’s constant pressure to “live your best life” and that one time a man stole his shoes. Book here.

April 2021

Gary Meikle: Surreal
Saturday 3 April 2021
Evening: 8pm.
After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! A word that perfectly describes Gary’s last twelve months. He started the year performing in comedy clubs, and ended it selling out big theatres in the UK as well as tours in America, Canada and Europe! Book here.

The Croft
Tue 6 – Sat 10 April 2021
Evenings: 7.30pm; Mat, Weds & Sat: 2.30pm.
In the remote Scottish Highlands two women arrive at a former Crofters Hut in the deserted village of Coillie Ghille. When suddenly the weekend getaway takes an unexpected turn. Cut off from the modern world, Laura and Suzanne find themselves drawn into the dark history of the Croft and the lives that passed before them. Book here.

Yotam Ottolenghi: A life in flavour
Mon 12 April 2021
Evening: 7.30pm
Is flavour at the heart of your cooking? Do you dream of taking your food to the next level? Chef and cookery writer Yotam Ottolenghi discusses the tastes, ingredients, and flavours that excite him, and how he has created a career from cooking. Book here.

A Murder is Announced
Tue 13 – Sat 17 April 2021 (Rescheduled from April 2020).
Evenings 7.30pm; Mats Wed, Sat: 2.30pm.
The residents of Chipping Cleghorn are astonished to read an advert in the local newspaper that a murder will take place this coming Friday at Little Paddocks, the home of Letitia Blacklock. Unable to resist, the group gather at the house at the appointed time, when the lights go out and a gun is fired.Enter Miss Marple, who must unravel a complex series of relationships and events to solve the mystery of the killer… Book here.

May 2021

Sandi Toksvig Live! The National Trevor Tour
Sat 19 Sept 2020 
Evening: 7.30pm.
Sandi realises some people harbour an ambition to be a National Treasure but following a misunderstanding with a friend has decided instead to become a National Trevor – half misprint, half Danish comedian, novelist, actor and broadcaster. Book here.

June 2021

Funbox present Jungle Party
Sun 13 June 2021
Matinee: 2pm
Join Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) as they swing into their latest musical adventure and follow the sound of the drums in search of the ultimate jungle boogie. There are songs to sing, keys to find and new friends to discover along the way. Book here.

Groan Ups
Tue 15 – Sat 19 June 2021
Evenings 7.30pm, Matinee Wed & Sat 2.30pm
Mischief Theatre return with their brand-new comedy all about growing up. Do we choose who we become? Is the story of our lives already written? Do we ever really grow up? Follow an unruly classroom of six year-olds on their journey through anarchic high school teenagers to the challenges of adulthood. Book here.

September 2021

Levison Wood: The Art of Exploration
Thurs 23 September 2021
Evening 7.30pm
In this entertaining two-hour one-man show, Levison shares his experiences and learnings from a lifetime of travel, from his army career and the front-lines of Afghanistan to his photo-journalism assignments in the Congo and Nepal, as well as world-renowned expeditions through some of the most testing environments on earth, including the Nile, Himalayas and the Arabian peninsula. Book here.

Sleeping Beauty
Sat 27 Nov 2020 – Sun 16 Jan 2022
Tue to Sat, 2pm & 7pm; Sun 1pm & 5pm
Rise and shine! Allan Stewart, Andy Gray, Grant Stott and Jordan Young return in the pantomime of your dreams! Friends booking from Tue 14 Jan, Groups from Tue 21 Jan general on-sale from Feb 24 2020. Book here.

That’s as far into the future as we can see for now…