Honour, commemorate or celebrate a loved one by dedicating a seat.
Having made his name on the international theatre scene in Edinburgh, winning a Fringe First in 1980, Stephen dedicated his seat in 2014 when he visited the Festival Theatre on his book tour for the third installment of his autobiography More Fool Me: A Memoir.
Michael Palin, much loved member of Monty Python and host of travel documentaries, visited the King's Theatre in 2014 whilst on his Travelling to Work book tour where we received his seat dedication
Scottish actress and comedian Elaine C Smith has performed on our stages throughout the years and during her most recent visit playing Susan Boyle in the I Dreamed a Dream received her seat dedication at the King’s Theatre.
Dedicating a Seat
Join the ranks of Stephen Fry, Michael Palin and Bill Murray with a seat dedication, the perfect way to honour a loved one, commemorate a special occasion or give a thoughtful gift.
The King's and Festival Theatres are much-loved Edinburgh icons with of thousands of people sharing happy memories with family and friends in these historic theatre each year.
The Festival Theatre sits on the longest continuous theatre site in Edinburgh. Since Ducrow’s Circus opened in 1820 and some of the world’s most iconic performers including Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Tommy Cooper and Pavarotti have performed here.
The King's Theatre is currently closed for a major redevelopment that will both preserve its rich history and transform it into a venue fit for modern productions and audiences. Your dedication at the King's will help ensure that it not only survives but thrives for generations to come.
It’s more than just a seat. It’s memories of enjoyable evenings spent with family and friends. It’s showing your support for Edinburgh’s best-loved theatres.
For £400 (or £650 for a pair) you can dedicate a seat with a brass plaque engraved with a personalised inscription in the King's or Festival Theatre. Your money will go directly towards preserving and developing the beautiful theatres for future generations to enjoy.
Arrange your seat dedication by calling 0131 357 7858 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.