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The Lyceum Theatre

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A posh Panto!

I took my family to see 'Wendy and Peter' and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We love the Lyceum's warm... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stuart M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Warm and inviting

I love coming to this theatre it's alway a pleasure to watch a performance. I usually try to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqueline H
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Reviewed yesterday

I took my family to see 'Wendy and Peter' and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We love the Lyceum's warm and intimate atmosphere. Sitting in the grand circle, the kids get a great view of the stage and particularly loved the fairy dust falling on them....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love coming to this theatre it's alway a pleasure to watch a performance. I usually try to get seats in the Grand Circle where you feel so close to the performance. My son is enjoying experience of live action. The facilities are lovely, we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The Prisoner Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, directed by Peter Brook Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, 22nd August 2018 This was a play I felt I had to see. Legendary theatre director Peter Brook who has lived in Paris for the last several decades brought a new...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst slightly upstaged in size by the Usher Hall next door, this is a warm and welcoming building, with excellent sight lines. We were in the outside end seats of Row D in the stalls, and our view for “ Waiting for Godot” including the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Always a pleasure attending anything at the Lyceum! Beautiful theatre with excellent facilities. Have attended concerts, plays, pantomimes - this visit was to see the sublime Rufus Wainwright on a stunning Scottish Summers Eve - very special evening indeed! Great part of town for eating,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Always love my trips to the Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh & Wednesday the 2nd of May (Matinee performance) of The Creditors was no different.An excellent play with great performances by the cast. The Lyceum will always put on a good season of plays.l’d urge everyone to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

What a beautiful, intimate theatre. Myself and two friends had a lovely evening at the Lyceum. The staff were helpful and friendly. We went to see "Belle`s Stratagem", a wonderfully funny play set in the New Town of Edinburgh, you would never believe the play...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dodson1556
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This was the first time we had ever been to this theatre. It retains all the elegance of those old theatres from the late 1800s. The production we saw - The Belle's Stratagem - had beautiful costuming, outstanding acting, and a great story. We went...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Wandering963
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a amazing place and this time we went to see Karine Polwart and her Wind Resistance tour. I would recommend the stalls as you get a brilliant view and you feel like your on the stage. The building has superb architecture in the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank dgstravelinfo
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful venue and the show (The Lion King) was truly amazing! We were on the highest seats however had perfect view of the stage and could see each actor clearly.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Amy C
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