The Julie Taymore/Elton John/Tim Rice blockbuster is in its 14th year at the Lyceum, and now also on tour in the UK and Ireland. This is a West End show worth the safari!
About The Lion King
Winner of 8 Drama Desk awards, 5 Tonys and 3 Olivier Awards including Best Musical and Best Director, The Lion King has been seen by 65 million people in New York, Tokyo, Hamburg, Madrid, Sao Paulo and is currently on tour across North America, Brazil and Australia.
The Lion King - the story
Simba, young prince of the Serengeti lions, is wrongly blamed by ruthless Uncle Scar of causing father King Mufasa's death, and flees the pride vowing never to return. But then he meets a meerkat and a warthog, and his adventures begin...
The Lion King London reviews:
"A blockbuster musical with beauty and brains". - Sarah Hemming, The Financial Times
'Kaleidoscopically brilliant' - Michael Billington, The Guardian
'My jaw hit my knees - Is The Lion King as good as they say it is? - Dammit Yes!' - Robert Gore-Langton, Daily Express
'This is a wonderful, wonderful musical: thrilling, warm-hearted, inventive and original. The Lion King will touch a deep chord in everybody.' - John Peter, Sunday Times
Running time for The Lion King is around 3 hours with an interval.
Please Note: Children under 3 years old will not be admitted to the theatre.