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Playhouse Theatre Tours

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
+44 131 524 3333
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See the Playhouse like never before!

Having visited the Playhouse for years and seen many shows I jumped at the chance to take a... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2014
Glasgow, Scotland
Great theatre tour

A great tour of a storied theatre. Our guide, Maz, did a great job of taking us everywhere: the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2014
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 Aug 2014
“See the Playhouse like never before!”
5 Jul 2014
“Great theatre tour”
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18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, Scotland
Broughton & Calton
+44 131 524 3333

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Reviewed 3 August 2014

Having visited the Playhouse for years and seen many shows I jumped at the chance to take a behind-the-scenes tour of the theatre. The tour did not disappoint, Craig our guide took us an a magical mystery tour of all the nooks and crannies -...More

2  Thank kmcroberts622
Reviewed 5 July 2014

A great tour of a storied theatre. Our guide, Maz, did a great job of taking us everywhere: the orchestra area, the luxury box, backstage, even upstairs where the flyers are (but be careful of the house ghost, Albert!), the main and general dressing rooms,...More

Thank Rwilsker
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

We saw Rock of Ages there and it was a great venue. I find seating in all these theatres so cramped but this one was no different. I recommend getting a seat in row L where the aisle is and you get some leg room....More

1  Thank tshep42
Reviewed 5 March 2014

just back from the show Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Audience were on their feet at the end clapping and dancing. Great songs and eye popping costumes. Recommended.

Thank Norma M
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We went to the Playhouse, for the first time, for a performance of "The Lion King" and must say that the show was brilliant but the seating was rather uncomfortable. This is a large theatre and with 3,00 people attending the toilet facilities were stretched...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 8 January 2014

Attended play house in December 2013 as a birthday treat to see Lion King had great seats and performance very good The reason for the rating is the price charged for a large glass of house wine in a flimsy plastic cup which was £914p...More

3  Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Visited Edinburgh at beginning of December to see The Lion King as a pre Christmas treat. The Show was great but the Theatre was dreadful. The seating was very uncomfortable and cramped. Had a front row of the balcony seat and had to lean forward...More

2  Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 4 September 2013

On Tuesday 3 Sep 2013 went to Playhouse to see the musical "Hairspray" The show was excellent but the Playhouse facilities left me feeling a little disappointed. We paid top price and selected seat in the centre of the theatre. They were no different from...More

Thank olly t
Reviewed 29 June 2013

We saw Blood Brothers at the Playhouse on Tuesday night and it was a most enjoyable evening. The theatre itself is very comfortable which is most important when sitting for approx 3 hours. staff were very helpful. This was one of the better musicals I...More

1  Thank DroghedaAnnie
Reviewed 16 June 2013

We saw Bohemian Rhapsody yesterday and loved the show. Am I alone in being horrified at the audience being allowed to bring drinks, including bottled beers, into the auditorium? I thought I was going to the theatre - not an open-air pop festival.

Thank Fly_by_night_10
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
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