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Edinburgh Playhouse

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 >>

Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse Information

Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse
18 - 22 Greenside Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3AA
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Directions

The Edinburgh Playhouse is situated on Greenside Place, at the top of Leith Walk and close to the east end of Princes Street.


Contact Information

Book online: Use the links below

Telephone Booking: 0844 871 3014 Calls cost 7p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge.

Groups Bookings: 0333 009 5388 Calls charged at local rate.

Access Bookings: 0800 912 6971

Stage Door / Admin:* 0131 524 3324
*please note it is not possible to assist
with bookings on this number

Edinburgh Playhouse Box Office Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 12pm - 6pm (8pm on show nights)

Security

ATG continues to make the safety and security of its customers and staff a priority.  As such, please bear in mind that we may undertake bag checks, so recommend you leave extra time to avoid queues, and refrain from bringing suitcases rucksacks and large bags into the Theatre. Many thanks for your cooperation.

 

Make Your Visit Extra Special

We have a range of packages that you can select to make your visit to the Playhouse even more memorable. These include champagne and drinks packages, dining and VIP experiences.

For more information please contact 0844 871 3014 or click here.

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