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The Lion King The Musical | London

A mind-blowing visual treat, The Lion King is a theatre adaptation of Disney's much-adored film. The show transports audiences to a dazzling world that explodes with amazing colours, stunning effects and captivating music. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba - the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his eventual role as King of the Pride lands.

The book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi is brought to life on stage by the talented Lion King cast, which features Nick Afoa in his West End debut as Simba, George Asprey (Chicago, The Sound of Music) as Scar, Shaun Escoffery (The Who’s Tommy, Smokey Joe’s Café) as Mufasa, and Brown Lindiwe Mkhize as Rafiki.

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The Lion King song list

The Lion King musical songs feature the irresistible music of Elton John and lyrics by Tim Rice, with additional tracks by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer. Hit songs include Circle of Life, Can You Feel the Love Tonight, and I Just Can't Wait to Be King. The award-winning Lion King costumes, designed by Julie Taymor, add the perfect visual accompaniment to the beloved stage show.


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The Lion King reviews

'One of the most joyous and spectacular musicals in years!.'
Daily Mail

'A ravishing spectacle.'
Mail on Sunday

'An undisputable triumph...superlative entertainment; puts most other mega-musicals in the shade.'
Sunday Telegraph

'It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination.' 
Evening Standard

The Lion King - Booking information

Ticket information

  • Your tickets will be held for you to collect at the venue's box office 1hr prior to the time of your selected performance. 
  • We advise you to collect your tickets around 30 minutes before the performance start time to avoid long queues. Please remember to bring along your confirmation email as proof of purchase.
  • This theatre is very strict on the exchange and cancellation of tickets.
  • Please ensure that all of your details are correct before making the booking, as mistakes cannot always be rectified later.

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The Lion King - Event information

  • Running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Is there an interval? Yes, a 20 minutes interval
  • Is there a dress code? No
  • Age recommendation: Ages 6+. Children under 3 years of age will not be admitted
  • Please note: At various points during the production strobe lighting is used.

Lyceum Theatre

Lyceum Theatre 21 Wellington Street London WC2E 7RQ WC2E 7RQ

Address=21 Wellington St, London>Postcode= WC2E 7RQ>Venue info=

  • Undergrounds: Covent Garden, Charing Cross
  • Buses: to Aldwych and the Strand: RV1, 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 59, 68, 98, 171, 172, 176, 243, 341; to the Strand: 4, 9, 15, 26, 76, 91, 139, 176, 34
  • The nearest car parks: Covent Garden and Chinatown 
  • Please contact the venue directly for information about disabled access (P: 0844 871 7627)
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