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The Lion King Tickets
Disney's fantastic, interactive musical
Based on the animated movie, Disney's The Lion King takes inspiration from the 1994 classic to create a unique, unforgettable musical theatre experience. The Lion King is a fantastic, interactive show guaranteed to capture the imagination of adults and children. Expect amazing dancing, music, singing, costumes and special effects. The Lion King tickets are available to buy here, discounted online. Tickets can be upgraded to include transport and accommodation at a nearby London hotel.
Showing at the 2000 seater Lyceum Theatre in the heart of Covent Garden (part of London's West End), The Lion King features familiar songs and music by Elton John. Now seen by more than 65 million people worldwide, this acclaimed musical is as popular as ever, receiving continuous rave reviews and feedback from theatre goers and critics. The Lion King tickets are available for evening and matinee (afternoon) performances.
Just like the movie, The Lion King musical tells the story of Simba the lion cub and his eventful journey to becoming King of the Pride Lands. Simba's destiny is fraught with danger and pitfalls following the actions of his evil uncle Scar. We won't spoil the story but you can expect drama, tragedy and comedy as Simba grows into a fully grown lion and returns dramatically to reclaim his crown.
The Lion King useful information
Performance hours: Tuesday to Saturday 7.30pm. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon matinee show at 2.30pm. No shows on Mondays.
Arrival time: it is recommended you arrive at the theatre half an hour before the show starts.
Running time: The Lion King musical lasts approximately two and a half hours, including a 15 minute interval.
Age limits: The Lion King theatre show is suitable for adults and children. Disney recommends that tickets for The Lion King are purchased for children aged six and above but the only fixed restriction is for children under the age of three, who will not be admitted into the show. Anyone under the age of sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.
Maps: Seating Plan - Map to venue
Facilities: Access dogs allowed, audio/captioned performance, bars on all three levels, cloakroom, toilets (including disabled), wheelchair access.
Telephone: 0844 871 3000
Venue address: Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ
Wiki page: The Lion King Wikipedia
The Lion King facts and trivia
The Lion King musical debuted on 08 July 1997 in Minneapolis, USA, at the Orpheum Theatre. The show was an instant success leading to its Broadway debut on 15 October the same year. The Lion King's West End show debuted at the Lyceum Theatre on 19 October 1999.
Theatre goers worldwide can see The Lion King musical in lots of locations including Madrid, New York and Tokyo. The production is also taken on various tours of other cities.
The Lion King became the biggest earning stage production in theatre history in 2014, beating the record held by Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera.
The Simba character was inspired by Bambi (another of Disney's classic movie characters).