King's Theatre

King's Theatre

Laura Cummings: Kings Theatre is fading jewel still treasured by the people

What has made the King's Theatre so special? Laura Cummings spoke to front and backstage stalwarts in an effort to find out

King's in hunt for a princess

A CITY theatre is holding auditions to find a princess for its Christmas pantomime.

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Investigation after lump of masonry falls from King's

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a chunk of masonry fell from the King's Theatre, narrowly missing an elderly pedestrian.

Star's break-up won't be show stopper

BOSSES at the King's Theatre have promised that next week's performance of Single Spies will go on, despite the break-up of actor Jack Ryder's marriage.

Fame Academy would put King’s centre stage

Landmark theatre needs a long-term survival plan, says Rami Okasha

Big stars take Little Voice to the King's

SCOTTISH stars Elaine C. Smith and Andy Gray are set to appear at the King's Theatre in the award-winning play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice.

A legend's plea: Don't let King's curtain fall

IN a career spanning six decades, he has trodden the boards across the country, leaving countless audiences in stitches.

'King's deserves city's best effort to find solution'

IT is to be assumed that when council leader Jenny Dawe talks about the possible sale of the King's Theatre she means as a going concern.

King's requires a breath of fresh air

AUDIENCES are to be warned about ventilation problems at Edinburgh's historic King's Theatre after the lack of air caused people to faint.

We have the funds, now let's have leadership

Money is there to secure King's future for decades, says Rami Okasha

Chisholm calls for early action over King's

WORK on refurbishing the King's Theatre must begin within the next financial year, a city MSP has warned.

King's axe averted

THE King's Theatre was today saved from the threat of imminent closure after experts quashed health and safety fears.

Act now to help save the King's

IN her time, legendary names such as Sir Noel Coward, Dame Maggie Smith and Sir Sean Connery all trod the boards of the Old Lady of Leven Street. Yes, back in its heyday, the King's Theatre was the place to be seen. Back then it was an emporium of music, drama and comedy, and a bustling testament to the magical nature of live entertainment.

Fear not: the King's won't be closing

I AM pleased to confirm that short of unexpected events, the King's is under no immediate threat of closure. As soon as we were made aware that this could be an issue by the management of the King's we made it our urgent business to investigate.

Opening act in fight to save at-risk King's

A GRASSROOTS campaign has been launched to save the threatened King's Theatre.

Panto prank puts Hibby Grant in Gorgielocks

FOR years, he has hammed it up to Capital audiences playing outrageous pantomime villains.

MSP voices King's fears

LABOUR MSP Sarah Boyack has lodged a parliamentary motion voicing concerns for the future of Edinburgh's King's Theatre.

King's faces axe as revamp on hold for 6 years

THE King's Theatre is facing a wait of at least six years for major refurbishment work to begin - despite fears safety concerns may force the venue to close within two years.

King's 'will close doors for good in five years'

THE boss of the King's Theatre today said that plans to safeguard the future of the venue appeared to have been "kicked into the long grass".

Oh yes he is! Andy Gray is leaving King's panto

HE has been one of the faces of the King's Theatre panto for almost a decade.

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