Church Hill Theatre Listings

Upcoming shows at Edinburgh’s dedicated amateur venue

Church Hill Theatre
The Church Hill Theatre, 33 Morningside Road, EH10 4DR.
Tickets are usually sold by the company hiring the venue.

The Church HIll Theatre. Pic: Thom Dibdin

This council-owned venue is run as a sister to the Assembly Rooms and has an audience capacity of up to 353 in its main auditorium as well as a small studio space.

The former Morningside High Church, built in 1892, was bought by the then Edinburgh Corporation in 1963 and opened for the use of Edinburgh’s amateur companies in 1965.

Access: There is ramped access to the box office and bar area, with a lift to the main auditorium.

Click on the name of the show or the Book Here link to go to the ticketing site.

March 2024

Brief Encounter (EPT)
Wed 27 – Sat 29 March 2024.
Wed – Fri: 7.30pm, Sat, mat only: 2.30pm.
Edinburgh People’s Theatre with Emma Rice/Kneehigh Theatre’s re-imagining of Noel Coward’s film for the stage. Set in 1930s Britain where ‘doing your duty’ shaped your character, Alec and Laura’s haunting love story plays out at the same time as romances develop between the train station staff. Book here.

April 2024

45th Anniversary Gala (FCT)
Thurs 4 – Sat 6 April 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm, Sat mat: 2.30pm.
This year Forth Children’s Theatre is celebrating its 45th Anniversary. This is the company’s big celebration: a Gala Concert featuring some of the highlights of FCT’s history performed by FCT members past and present. Book here.

The Addams Family: A New Musical (EMT)
Tue 9 – Sat 13 April 2024.
Evenings: 7.30pm.
Edinburgh Music Theatre take on the musical with a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, which sees Wednesday Addams fall for a normie kid and Gomez have to keep a secret. Book here.

Blue Remembered Hills (Leitheatre)
Wed 15 – Sat 18 May 2024.
Wed – Fri: 7.30pm;  Sat mat only: 2.30pm.
Denis Potter’s deceptively simple tale relates the activities of seven English children (played by adults) on a summer afternoon during World War II. In a wood, a field and a barn, they play, fight, fantasise and swagger. Their aggressions, fears, hostilities and rivalries are a microcosm of adult interaction. Book here.