What has made the King's Theatre so special? Laura Cummings spoke to front and backstage stalwarts in an effort to find out
A CITY theatre is holding auditions to find a princess for its Christmas pantomime.
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AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after a chunk of masonry fell from the King's Theatre, narrowly missing an elderly pedestrian.
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.
Landmark theatre needs a long-term survival plan, says Rami Okasha
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.
IN a career spanning six decades, he has trodden the boards across the country, leaving countless audiences in stitches.
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.
AUDIENCES are to be warned about ventilation problems at Edinburgh's historic King's Theatre after the lack of air caused people to faint.
Money is there to secure King's future for decades, says Rami Okasha
WORK on refurbishing the King's Theatre must begin within the next financial year, a city MSP has warned.
THE King's Theatre was today saved from the threat of imminent closure after experts quashed health and safety fears.
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.
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.
A GRASSROOTS campaign has been launched to save the threatened King's Theatre.
FOR years, he has hammed it up to Capital audiences playing outrageous pantomime villains.
LABOUR MSP Sarah Boyack has lodged a parliamentary motion voicing concerns for the future of Edinburgh's King's Theatre.
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.
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".
HE has been one of the faces of the King's Theatre panto for almost a decade.
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