Edward Scissorhands

£27.75 - 57.75

Evenings 7.30pm | Matinees 2.30pm

Running Time: 1 hour 55 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
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Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures

Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of audiences worldwide since its premiere in 2005.  

Based on the classic Tim Burton movie and featuring the hauntingly beautiful music of Danny Elfman and Terry Davies, Bourne and his New Adventures Company return to this witty, bittersweet story of an incomplete boy left alone in a strange new world. 

In a castle high on a hill lives Edward; a boy created by an eccentric inventor. When his creator dies, he is left alone and unfinished, with only scissors for hands - until a kindly townswoman invites him to live with her suburban family. Can Edward find his place in the well-meaning community, which struggles to see past his curious appearance to the innocence and gentleness within?

25 and Under? Click here to find out more about £10 tickets on the day.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Stunning! The wonders keep coming in Bourne's magical version of the Tim Burton classic

The Observer

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Enchanting. The perfect treat for all the family

The Times

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Truly magical. A show for lovers of dance, musicals, film and everything in between

The Scotsman

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Dry eyes are not an option

The Scotsman

*Ticket price includes a contribution to the theatre development fund which pays for the restoration and upkeep of our theatres. A £1.50 handling charge will be added if you require postage for your tickets.



Friends 20% off (excl. Fri & Sat)
Terms and conditions apply

Groups (8+): £4 off Stalls and Dress.
Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com, or phone on 0131 529 6005.

Concessions £3 off. (excl. Fri/Sat)
Concessions are limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

School Groups (10+): £10 (excl. Fri/Sat/Sun). Includes 1 free teacher ticket with every 10 students. Please note groups cannot be booked online. If you wish to book a Group, please contact our dedicated Groups email, groups@capitaltheatres.com, or phone on 0131 529 6005.

25 & Under £10 tickets available to book online on the day of the performance, subject to availability. Find out more about how to sign up

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call the Box Office to book your tickets. 

If you would like to book a wheelchair space or if you have any special requirements, please phone the box office who can advise. 

* Student Standby tickets are subject to availability on the day of the performance and can only be purchased in person at the Box Office from 12pm. A valid Student or Young Scot ID is required. Only one ticket per card.

All discounts may be withdrawn at any time. 


Capital Theatres aim to be accessible to all.

We are committed to making your visit to our theatres as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. All of our Front of House staff undergo disability awareness training and Dementia Friend Training and will be pleased to assist you should you require any information or help.

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Accessible Performances

Audio Description
  • Sat 18 May 2024, 2.30 pm
  • Touch Tour: 1pm


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