The first theatre opened in 1867 and after two fires reopened in September 1895. This began the long and successful association of the Theatre Royal with the best in the world of entertainment. The Theatre Royal presents a wide variety of drama, dance, comedy, opera, musical and children’s theatre. It is home to Scotland’s resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, and is a unique City Centre venue for conferences, meetings and seminars. The Victorian auditorium and... Read more >>
There are two wheelchair spaces and four transfer seats available in the stalls of the Theatre Royal.
We have an infra-red audio enhancement system in the auditorium. Patrons can choose between a headset or a necklace depending on their hearing needs. These are available from Front of House staff in the foyer. There are two devices available:
Induction Loop Necklace Suitable for persons wearing a hearing aid, the induction loop necklace is worn around the neck. Whilst wearing the necklace switch your hearing aid to the 'T' setting and the sound is amplified. The necklace has an adjustable volume control.
Headset This device amplifies sound through earpieces similar to regular headphones. Suitable for persons without a hearing aid
Guide, hearing and other working dogs are welcome in all parts of the theatre.
There are two accessible toilets on the ground floor of the Theatre Royal.