The Edinburgh Playhouse opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12 August 1929. Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema. The first film to be screened was ‘The Doctor’s Secret’ an adaptation of JM Barrie’s short play ‘Half an Hour’.
The building was owned and run by the Maguire family and was designed by Glasgow architect John Fairweather. On a fact finding trip to... Read more >>
Q-Park are pleased to offer all audience members a special discounted parking offer at the Q-Park OMNI (http://www.q-park.co.uk/parking/edinburgh/q-park-omni) car park, where you can pay just £7 for five hours parking when seeing a show. Just £1.40 per hour!!
The OMNI car park is situated next to the Playhouse, offering 1000 parking spaces, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The car park is fitted with CCTV security systems and patrolled by parking hosts, to ensure your vehicle is kept safe.
To redeem this parking offer, simply book your parking space here (https://bookings.parkmagic.net/cpreservations/booking.aspx?mi=140&cp=230&pd=748&hd=689&ds=1). You must take a copy of your booking confirmation and Playhouse tickets to the car park Host Lodge located on the entry floor, to validate your parking chip coin when you arrive at the car park.