Disney’s award-winning musical has been stunning West End audiences for 18 years.
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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa, this spectacular production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music to tell the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

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Julie Taymor, one of the world’s most innovative directors, brought a vast array of disciplines to THE LION KING, including extensive experience staging epic theatre and opera productions, exploring classic myths through ritualised puppetry, mask, and movement. THE LION KING was the first musical she directed in the commercial theatre, and Taymor made Broadway history by becoming the first woman to win the Tony Award® for ’Best Director of a Musical’.  

This acclaimed production has been seen by over 65 million people around the world, and in addition to the two UK productions can currently be seen in New York, Tokyo, Hamburg, Madrid and on tours of the US and Japan. The Lion King will also open in Brazil and Australia this year.

Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to the Lyceum Theatre

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The Lion King News


We’re delighted that, yet again, Disney’s The Lion King tops the list as the biggest selling show of 2010.

Disney’s The Lion King tickets flew out of the jungle in 2010 with total sales of more than £34 million during 2010 - an increase of £2 million on 2009’s previous figure and the highest sales of any West End musical production in Theatreland history!

London Theatre News

The oldest theatre awards ceremony in the UK, The Evening Standard Theatre Awards were established in 1955. This years’ nominees include fresh faces and new talent alongside familiar faces who are well established. Keep a look out for the winners who will be announced in a ceremony on Sunday 18 November 2018.

Gemma Barnett finished a post-graduate acting course from the Oxford School of Drama in 2017 and has jumped into the acting world feet first! After extremely well received runs at the Vaults Festival and the Arcola Theatre,  Gemma is transferring to London’s Trafalgar Studios in A Hundred Words for Snow.

Autumn is in full swing and the holidays are just around the corner.  Whether you’re looking for a chance to relax or for something special to do with your friends and family before the Christmas chaos there are tons of things on in the West End and London this month. November sees the opening of another instalment of Pinter at the Pinter and the beginning of holiday classics like A Christmas Carol and The Snowman.

Take a look at our guide to what shows are opening in London Theatre this November!