Edinburgh Theatres & Cinemas

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A list of Edinburgh Theatres and Cinemas with Websites, Telephone Numbers, Images and links to Maps, and Reviews.

The centre of Edinburgh is around Waverley Train Station and the Balmoral Hotel.

The Usher Hall, Lyceum Theatre, and Traverse Theatre, are all situated next to each other looking onto Lothian Road, on the south end of Princes Street.

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Click on Post-Codes for Maps & Reviews. Click on the Venue on the Map for Reviews.

Edinburgh Playhouse 18-22 Greenside Place
0.4 miles north of Princes Street, a former cinema that now hosts touring musicals and music concerts with a capacity of 3,059, making it the UK's largest working theatre in terms of audience capacity. Tel: 0844 871 3014.
Website . www.atgtickets.com . Postcode: EH1 3AA.

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Usher Hall Lothian Road
Off the south end of Princes Street, one of the top concert halls in the world that has hosted some of the greatest concerts and events in the city, from Ella Fitzgerald to The Rolling Stones. Tel: 0131 228 1155.
. Postcode: EH1 2EA.

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Lyceum Theatre Grindlay Street, o
O ff the south end of Princes Street, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company is in permanent residence in the Lyceum building, perform for up to 48 weeks of the year, one of the largest producing companies in the UK, and the largest drama company in Scotland. Tel: 0131 248 4848.
. Postcode: EH3 9AX.

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Traverse Theatre 10 Cambridge Street
Off the south end of Princes Street, commissions and develops plays or adaptations from contemporary playwrights. It also hosts a large number of productions from visiting companies from across the UK such as new plays, adaptations, dance, physical theatre, puppetry and contemporary music. Tel: 0131 228 1404.
www.traverse.co.uk . Postcode: EH1 2ED.

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Festival Theatre 13-29 Nicolson Street
0.4 of a mile southeast of Waverley Train Station, hosts a year round programme of music, dance, comedy, ballet, family shows, opera and musicals. Tel: 0131 529 6000.
www.edtheatres.com/festival . Postcode: EH8 9FT.

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King's Theatre Edinburgh 2 Leven Street
1.2 miles southwest of City Centre, a great choice of plays and dramas as well as the home of Scotland's top Pantomime and a venue for Edinburgh's local amateur societies. Tel: 0131 529 6000.
. Postcode: EH3 9LQ.

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Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way
At Musselburgh, 5 miles east of Edinburgh Centre.
The best in quality music, theatre, dance and film year round with shows suitable for all the family. Also with a classical music and dance programme. Tel: 0131 665 2240.
www.bruntontheatre.co.uk . Postcode: EH21 6AA.

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Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road
South end of Princes Street, 3 cinemas open seven days a week. Cinema One shows the latest international releases. Cinemas Two and Three show a wider range of material from the history of world cinema. Tel: 0131 228 2688.
www.filmhousecinema.com . Postcode: EH3 9BZ.

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Odeon Cinema 118 Lothian Road
South end of Princes Street, one of the oldest cinemas in Edinburgh that shows new mainstream films so is normally very busy at weekends. For popular films, best get there early. Tel: 0333 006 7777.
www.odeon.co.uk . Postcode: EH2 2AA.

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Omni Centre Edinburgh 28 Greenside Row
Just off the north end of Princes Street, has the 12 screen View Cinema and Restaurants and Bar Diners such as: Chinois, Frankie & Bennys, La Tasca, Pizza Hut, Slug & Lettuce, The Playfair, and Walkabout. Tel: 0131 524 7770 .
. Postcode: EH2 2HN .

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Cameo Cinema 38 Home Street
1.3 miles southwest of Waverley Train Station. The Cameo Cinema opened in 1914 as the King's Cinema, one of the oldest cinemas in Scotland still in use. Was converted to a three-screen cinema in 1992. Much of the cinema's original architecture remains. Tel: 0871 902 5723.
www.picturehouses.co.uk . Postcode: EH3 9LZ.

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Cineworld 130/3 Dundee Street
1.6 miles southwest of Waverley Train Station. A 13 screen multiplex with a total seating capacity of 3,022, with the largest screen having 527 seats, down to the smallest seating 88. Tel: 0871 200 2000.
www1.cineworld.co.uk . Postcode: EH11 1AF.

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