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November 2017

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

The James Plays

Tue 5 August 2014 - Fri 22 August 2014

The James Plays

Wed 3 February 2016 - Sat 13 February 2016

Ticket Information:
The plays are stand alone, but all three plays can be seen on the same day on the following dates: Sat 6 or Sat 13 February at 12pm (James I), 4pm (James II) and 8.15pm (James III)

Book All Three: 20% off (excl. Previews)
Groups (8+): £3 off Stalls & Dress (excl. Previews)
Concessions £3 off (excl. Fri/Sat eves)

Tickets: from: £35 - £26 (booking fees apply)
Previews: £28 - £21 (booking fees apply)

Audio Description: Saturday 13 February
James I 12pm, James II 4pm and James III 8.15pm

Captioned: Saturday 13 February
James I 12pm, James II 4pm and James III 8.15pm

Tel: 0131 529 6000

Venue Facilities

Bar - Food

Access notes

Wheelchair Access - Guide Dogs - Disabled Toilets - Hearing Assist

Access notes: There are eight spaces in the stalls for wheelchair users, with adjacent seats for companions.

Festival Theatre staff will gladly order a taxi for those with mobility issues.

Sennheiser infrared system available in all areas of the auditorium. Headsets can be collected, free of charge, from the cloakroom on the lower ground floor mezzanine. Sennheiser personal loop system is also available for hearing aid users.


The Festival Theatre is on Nicolson Street, the continuation of North Bridge heading south from the east end of Princes Street (the Balmoral Hotel is on the corner of Princes Street and North Bridge). The theatre is on the right hand side of the road; approximately 10 minutes walk from the east end of Princes Street.

The main Lothian bus routes which serve the Festival Theatre are: numbers 2, 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 21, 29, 31, 33, 37, 37A, 42 and 49.

On street parking is severely restricted.