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Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

Thu 13 Jun to Sun 16 Jun 2019

Thu 1.30pm, Fri 10.30am, Sat 7pm, Sun 3pm

Running time (approx.): 1 hour 35 minutes (includes 20 minute interval)

Age: 5+

King's Theatre

Box Office: 0131 529 6000

Ticket prices

Starting from £18.50*

* Ticket prices include a contribution to the Theatres Development Fund. An £1 handling charge will be added if you ask us to post your tickets.

Horrible Histories: Awful Egyptians

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So it’s time to prepare yourselves for two amazing shows with Horrible Histories live on stage! Using actors and ground-breaking 3D special effects, these two astounding shows are guaranteed to thrill you and your children. Historical figures and events will come alive on stage and hover at your fingertips!

From the fascinating Pharaohs to the power of the pyramids, discover the foul facts of death and decay with the meanest mummies in Egypt. Are you ready to rumble with Ramesses the Great? Dare you enter through the Gates of the Afterlife? It’s the history of Egypt with the nasty bits left in!

Also showing: Terrible Tudors


The auditorium seems fit to combust spontaneously in an explosion of joy and excitement!

The Times


Wholly accessible, educating, entertaining and enjoyable, HORRIBLE HISTORIES live on stage is a tour de force!


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. 

Find more information about access to the King's Theatre.

Children £2.50 off 

Family Tickets (max. 2 adults):

Family of 3 £51

Family of 4 £66

Family of 5 £80

Babies under 12 months Free but ticketed from Box Office. Limited availability. Not available online.

Discounts are available to people with disabilities, please call box office to buy 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. Our staff can be called on 0131 529 6000 or by using Text Relay on 18002 0131 529 6003.

Discounts may be withdrawn at any time

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King's Theatre


Thu 13 Jun to Sun 16 Jun 2019