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The Lion King

The Lion King story is set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa. Expect Disney's multi award-winning musical to redefine your expectations of theatre.

At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba - the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

 

Suitable For Children

The Lion King recommended for ages 6 and above. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted.

Good To Know

Strobe lighting is used several times during the performance.

Video and sound recording are prohibited. 

The Lion King The Musical features music composed by Sir Elton John and lyrics written by Tim Rice.

It has played in over 25 worldwide capitals and it is also a Tony Award winner for Best Musical.

Playing at London's Lyceum Theatre, book your tickets today for an unforgettable experience!

Cancellation Policy

No exchanges or refunds available after purchase.

FAQs

Can I take small children to see the show?

- Unfortunately, no. Children must be over the age of 3, but it will be best enjoyed when over 6 years old.

Is food allowed in the theatre?

- The consumption of food in the theatre is not allowed.

Are there any Special Effects?

- Yes, both strobe lighting and fog effects.

How do I book Boxes for The Lion King?

 - Boxes at the Lyceum Theatre have its own restrictions, for example, some are restricted view because they are sideways, others can be used by the show cast which can scare children. Boxes can take up to 3 people and under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. To book those you can either call the Lyceum on 0844 871 3000 (Cost 7p per min, plus phone company’s access charge) or you can book in person at the venue's Box Office on 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ.

 

When Can I Go

Tuesday - Saturday at 7.30pm

Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 2.30pm

Address

Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street
London
WC2E 7RQ

Duration

2 hours and 30 minutes including one interval

Where Do I Go

The Lyceum Theatre is located in the Covent Garden district, on a side street near the Strand.

The address of the theatre is:

21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ

News

22 September 2014 - The Lion King becomes the most successful production of all time. See the BBC's coverage, and The Telegraph's story of how it happened.

 

What Should I Expect

A musical that is both a modern-day classic and a state-of-the-art multi-sensory experience. The African plains are brought to life on stage by amazing dancers and gigantic puppets that represent the varied and stunning African flora & fauna - expect running herds of gazelles, cheetahs, birds, giraffes and more! 

How Does It Work

Shortly after booking, you will receive a confirmation email containing all important information about your booking.

If you have chosen collect at the venue on the day, you will need to print the confirmation email and bring it with you, as well as a form of ID and the card you have used to make the payment. Tickets are not transferrable.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the performance start time to avoid missing the start of the performance.

For tickets sent via post, those will arrive between 7 days to 72 hours before the performance date.

Songs

The Lion King The Musical includes all the classical songs from the movie, including:

"Circle of Life", "I Just Can't Wait to Be King", "Hakuna Matata", "Can You Feel the Love Tonight", "The Lion Sleeps Tonight".

Lyceum Theatre

Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street
London
WC2E 7RQ

Latest customer reviews

  • Just AMAZING

    28 June 2017

    Incredible show and will see again. Only downside was far too many 'adults' in the audience thinking it okay to chat all the way through, message on phones with the light from the phone distracting and continuous rustling of sweet packets- this bit easily resolved by issuing plastic cups with sweets to decant etc.... if you have the patience to sit amongst very rude adults then the show is outstanding. Maybe theatre staff could be more vigilant.

    Lynne Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Magnificant performance!

    26 June 2017

    The cast and crew gave an excellent performance. The Lion King was brought to life, truly spectacular. Only negative was that some people were talking as well as using their phones during the performance which was distracting to say the least. All in all an enjoyable afternoon, well worth the price tag.

    Mel Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Amazing

    26 June 2017

    I was totally mesmerised throughout. The costumes, puppets, stage set, music and of course acting, was incredible. It was unlike anything I had ever seen before.

    Sophie Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Dreams do come true

    26 June 2017

    It has been my dream to see the Lion King musical. It lived up to my expectations and more!! I would definitely watch this again!! Highly, highly, HIGHLY recommended for everyone

    Kirsten Arding Confirmed ticket purchaser

Latest critic reviews

  • 30 March 2013

    the finest mise-en-scène in the West End

    What's on Stage

  • 28 February 2013

    still feels as fresh and soul-stirring as ever.

    The Telegraph

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