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Billy Elliot at the Edinburgh Playhouse

Visiting the city for the Billy Elliot show? Make your stay that little bit more memorable by staying at Fraser Suites Edinburgh.

Since the huge success of the Billy Elliot film in 2000, the film has been transformed into a musical at London’s West End.  To celebrate 10 years since the show began, Billy Elliot the musical is embarking on its first ever tour around the UK and one of their stops along the way is at the prestigious Edinburgh Playhouse. 

Set in the mid 1980’s, during the miners’ strike, this is story of a boy who had a passion for dance and ballet In particular. It shows the struggle he had to endure to be accepted by his peers and family members for swapping the boxing ring for ballet class.  It shows how the path he took inevitably changed his life forever.

For anyone planning on seeing this fantastic musical at the Playhouse, Fraser Suites is the ideal choice in accommodation, whether you’re here for one night, a weekend break or a mini holiday here in the Scottish Capital. Many guests here on short stays to see shows really like our Classic Deluxe Rooms which are perfect for two and have a fully fitted kitchen area.

If you want something to do before the show check out our in-house restaurant, the Broadsheet Bistro which serves lunch and afternoon tea.  It’s an ideal way to start the day at Fraser Suites.

If you’re in town during the day visit the Theatre Royal Bar. Serving beers, wine and a variety of excellent cocktails you won’t be disappointed.  Situated next to the Edinburgh Playhouse, kick back and relax before the evening’s entertainment.  Try a more refreshing tipple at the Bow Bar on West Bow Street.  Serving local beers and single malts, it’s your chance to experience a proper Scottish pub. Located a 4 minute walk away  from Fraser Suites Edinburgh via the Royal Mile, this is a great location to enjoy before venturing down to the Edinburgh Playhouse.

Getting to the venue from your suite takes no time at all. The Playhouse is only 0.7 miles from our location and is a short walk along North Bridge and Leith St.  You can also get the 8 bus northbound from South Bridge or an Uber which has an estimated rate of £3-5 (surcharges apply based on time of day).

After the show, explore the cobbled streets and visit the array of bars that are a stone’s throw away from the Playhouse. To find out more about the Edinburgh Playhouse click here.

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