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21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ GB

The Lion King

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  • Booking until: Sunday, 30 March 2025
  • Running time: 2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.
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The Lion King in London

Disney's The Lion King is an unparalleled West End theatrical experience, bringing the enchanting world of the African savannah to the stage in a mesmerising spectacle for all ages. Adapted from the 1994 animation film, The Lion King is one of the most successful stage musicals of all time with performances at the Lyceum Theatre selling out to audiences for over two decades.

Why You Should See Disney's The Lion King

  • Over 200 puppets are used in the production to bring the African savannah to life, including 39 hyenas, 22 wildebeests and 14 lionesses. 50 performers and puppeteers are needed to make this happen!
  • The musical is set to a timeless score by Elton John and Tim Rice, The Lion King contains beloved songs like "Can You Feel The Love Tonight", "The Circle of Life" and "I Just Can't Wait To Be King."
  • The production has earned more than 70 major arts awards during its time, including the 1999 Olivier Award for Best Costume Design.

What is The Lion King about?

The Lion King is a global sensation that was adapted from the Disney film. The film alone is the highest-grossing hand-drawn animated feature of all time, it has transferred to the stage seamlessly.

The musical tells the tale of Simba, a young lion prince who embarks on an epic journey of self-discovery and redemption. After the tragic death of his father, Mufasa, Simba flees his kingdom, feeling responsible for his father's demise. Along the way, he encounters many vibrant characters including the wise mandrill Rafiki, the comedic meerkat Timon, and the loyal warthog Pumbaa. Together they help Simba find his inner courage and embrace his destiny as the rightful king of the Pride Lands.

Directed and designed by Julie Taymor, The Lion King is a tour de force in professional puppetry, delivering a genuine spectacle that’s very hard to forget. Eighteen foot high giraffes canter along the aisles, amazingly real-looking gazelles trot by, and a herd of wildebeest stampede just a few feet away.

The Lion King continues to inspire audiences with its timeless story of hope, resilience, and the enduring power of family. Enjoy a slice of West End history with a trip to the Lyceum Theatre for this family musical.

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The Lion King Ticket Information

  • Booking until:

    Sunday, 30 March 2025

  • Running time:

    2hr 30min. Incl. 1 interval.

  • Age restrictions

    Ages 6+. Children under 3 are not permitted to enter the theatre. Anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket.

  • Important Information

    Strobe lighting is used several times during the performance.

    Guests must be seated no later than 5 minutes prior to show start time.

  • Cancellations & Refunds

    Once booked, tickets to The Lion King are usually non exchangeable and non refundable as per our terms & conditions. In practice, however, we will do our best to accommodate your request as long as we are notified at least 48 hours before the performance. Please contact us for more information.

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The Lion King reviews

4.8 out of 5 6574 reviews

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Press Reviews

Over 20 years may have elapsed since that night, but watching it again last evening, I’m happy to report that the moment remains as vibrant and intensely thrilling as I remember from all those years ago.

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London Box Office

This show has been delighting audiences all over the world for years and will most likely continue to do so for many more to come. It's an absolute "must see".

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Latest customer reviews

All reviews are from customers who have been invited to leave a review just after seeing The Lion King.


Best show I’ve been to!

AMAZING performance. I’ve been to many Broadway productions… including the Lion King on Broadway and this might be the best I’ve ever seen! My kids thoroughly enjoyed it. I love that you can order drinks and snacks to your seat as well.

E Reviewed on 15 June 2024 by
Rockledge, United Kingdom


Lion King lives on

Excellent show, very good dancing when ensemble used. Brilliant costumes, lighting, reasonable story line. Some people in the audience could not seem to exist without their mobile phones on, to the detriment of the enjoyment of others. The use of their phones was nipped in the bud quite promptly by the attendants. Incomprehensible to me that people at a live show would need to look at a screen...

S Reviewed on 13 June 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Worth to watch

W Reviewed on 12 June 2024 by
Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Amazing performance

Amazing show and it was done really well. The costumes and all the props were sone really well.

I Reviewed on 11 June 2024 by
Winkler, Canada


Lion King

E Reviewed on 10 June 2024 by
Opotiki, New Zealand


From start to finish was unbelievable rated 100/100

This show was unbelievable and need to experience What I experienced the whole show was well put together the actors music amazing

A Reviewed on 09 June 2024 by
Grouville, Jersey


Must see thoroughly engaging and brilliantly delivered

A Reviewed on 03 June 2024 by
Mumbai, India


Spectacular performance and show

I loved the whole experience and the atmosphere was nostalgic and very friendly.

J Reviewed on 03 June 2024 by
Doha, Qatar


Pure Magic!

A Reviewed on 01 June 2024 by
Rio De Mouro, Portugal


Nice show

It was nice show but we didn’t hear the actors voice and there was currysmel in the theater

A Reviewed on 31 May 2024 by
Jahra, Kuwait



O Reviewed on 29 May 2024 by
Santiago, Chile


Mucho mejor de lo que esperaba. Excelente puesta en escena y excelentes actuaciones de todos. Muchas gracias por todo.

R Reviewed on 28 May 2024 by
Los Mochis Sinaloa, Mexico


Outstanding family show, with African style influences, we loved it

This was a great show for the family, it was worth coming to London, if you loved the film you'd love the show,the music was awesome it was lovely to feel almost part of the show at some points,the costumes were excellent, brilliant would love to see again some.

T Reviewed on 28 May 2024 by
Bolsover, United Kingdom



Wonderful. Amazing settings and cosrumes. Everything about this show is stunning.

R Reviewed on 26 May 2024 by
Epsom, United Kingdom



J Reviewed on 26 May 2024 by
Cobh, Ireland


Good entertainment

Overall, it was a great performance and enjoyable.

L Reviewed on 25 May 2024 by
Tsuen Wan, N.t., Hong Kong


An Amazing Show .. Made my Day ..

B Reviewed on 24 May 2024 by
Alhasa, Saudi Arabia


Knock out show

This was the third time I'd seen the show and it was just as fantastic as the first time. I would recommend it to anyone as it's a real family show.

M Reviewed on 23 May 2024 by
Beverley, United Kingdom



Amazing theatre great opening and from there it just keeps getting better. The animals are quite fantastic and the singing and dancing are first class

G Reviewed on 22 May 2024 by
Stratford, New Zealand



D Reviewed on 21 May 2024 by
Davistown, Australia



Amazing work. The sets were very clever, there is so much colour. The choreography and changing sets are so proffessional not a glitch throughout; the dancers are perfect so strong and fit with beautiful smiles.The singing is heartfelt and soulful.Young Nala has a voice to look out for! My favourite was the soothsayer her part was so magical and what a voice. I was so happy for them all I was crying at the end. Im 62 but if you are a small child this must be so magical! We came for our childs 21st birthday we are so glad we chose to do the show by way of celebrating 21 years!

R Reviewed on 20 May 2024 by
Worthing, United Kingdom



N Reviewed on 19 May 2024 by
Sunbury On Thames, United Kingdom



Fantastic show,great costumes,well acted Really enjoyed it Music amazing

G Reviewed on 18 May 2024 by
Christchurch, New Zealand



M Reviewed on 16 May 2024 by
Georgia, United Kingdom


Much changed

I saw this same show 8 years ago and was blown away. However this time around wasn't so and more disappointed. I found the acting apart from mufasa, rafiki and pumba to be underwhelming. Examples being scar seemed to either mis time and speed up "be prepared" and reminded me of the live action film, which also wasn't a fan. Also he seemed to be less dominant than the character demands. I found young Simba's singing in "can't wait to be king" to slow and pronunciation of the words almost spoken, same for be prepared. Zazus character became more and more panto as the performance went on which actually annoyed me. I did like the singing of the usually background music from the film. The version of feel the love tonight seemed to lack emphasis the song deserves. The random adding of scar wanting Nala as a queen was weird and lead knowhere. One massive bug bear was mufasa over touching young simba. I get there's meant to be a father son emotion but he doesn't need to touch him that much. As a father of young children really put me off.

M Reviewed on 15 May 2024 by
Gravesend, United Kingdom


Great except disruptions from many people entering and leaving the room during the show

H Reviewed on 11 May 2024 by
Woluwe-saint-pierre, Belgium


a rip off

terrible, so out of date, tired and uninspiring performances. an absolute rip off!

F Reviewed on 09 May 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



Highly recommend. Enjoyed everything the amazing costumes, the acting, the dancing, the singing and the humour.

R Reviewed on 09 May 2024 by
Jerusalem, Israel


Color, Costumes, & Family

I remember the original story, and those brought it to life for so many new viewers. What a spectacular show for all.

D Reviewed on 04 May 2024 by
Chula Vista, United States Of America


Fantastic production

N Reviewed on 04 May 2024 by
Dublin, Ireland


Impressive, Amazing, Emotional

D Reviewed on 03 May 2024 by
Chioggia, Italy


A must see

V Reviewed on 30 April 2024 by
Moscavide, Portugal


It’s a must see show

We absolutely loved the show it really was amazing

S Reviewed on 26 April 2024 by
Banchory, United Kingdom



L Reviewed on 25 April 2024 by
Milan, Italy


Smiling, crying, absolutely amazing show

E Reviewed on 24 April 2024 by
Winterthur, Switzerland


Must see - wonderful

Very creativeand wonderful. Fantastic singers and dansers. Costumes like I have never seen before. A life experiance

S Reviewed on 19 April 2024 by
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland


Limp Cast

I had been looking forward to seeing the show for Many years however struggled to afford the tickets, sadly I found the show to be quite limp and nowhere near the expectations I had set. Rafiki, Timon and Pumba saved the show, they were amazing as was Scar, however the rest I found quite underwhelming. I couldn’t understand the need to use teddies on sticks when the actual characters were present (Pumba and Nuala). The theatre was uncomfortable especially if you are a taller or larger person, lots of people were in their on phones and talking.

R Reviewed on 19 April 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



G Reviewed on 15 April 2024 by
Ashby-de-la-zouch, North West Leicestershire, United Kingdom



S Reviewed on 15 April 2024 by
Spiere - Helkijn, Belgium


Great show, theatre could be better

Amazing show starred by great actors, music and costumes. Only the theatre disrespected the show by letting people come late after the start.

O Reviewed on 13 April 2024 by
Vantaa, Finland



H Reviewed on 13 April 2024 by
Givot Bar, Israel


Amazing show with stunning costumes and storytelling.

Highly recommended show

V Reviewed on 10 April 2024 by
Wallington, United Kingdom


The whole cast, musicians and production team received a well deserved standing ovation

Such a clever production & wholly talented cast. The rich voices of Rafiki and Mufasa gave me goose bumps.

K Reviewed on 08 April 2024 by
Fleet, Hampshire, United Kingdom


Grand Spectacle

This was a spectacle of great theater. This is why the world goes to London for theater. Wonderful , intoxicating, powerful fantastical production.

T Reviewed on 07 April 2024 by
San Diego, United States Of America


Refresh your past memories

Relived my childhood memories. The show took me back in my old days where I saw simba movie for the first time . Excellent show!

P Reviewed on 05 April 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Lion King

This show is phenomenal and totally spectacular. We have seen many westend shows but none compare to this.

L Reviewed on 04 April 2024 by
Helston, United Kingdom


Spectacular Production 👏🏽

N Reviewed on 04 April 2024 by
Padstow, Australia


Gennemført og flot show

N Reviewed on 31 March 2024 by
Ørnhøj, Denmark


Cativante e emocionante!!!

A Reviewed on 31 March 2024 by
São Paulo, Brazil


Mega fede kostumer, kuliser og effekter

I Reviewed on 29 March 2024 by
Nivå, Danmark, Denmark



M Reviewed on 29 March 2024 by
Portsmouth, United Kingdom


A must see


E Reviewed on 27 March 2024 by
Kells, Ireland



P Reviewed on 23 March 2024 by
Preston, United Kingdom


2nd time

2nd time of watching Lion King it’s fantastic

K Reviewed on 21 March 2024 by
Horley, United Kingdom


You won’t be disappointed

P Reviewed on 21 March 2024 by
Clacton On Sea, United Kingdom


Absolutely brilliant

Colourful,energetic and great entertainment for all.You won't be didsapointed

J Reviewed on 20 March 2024 by
Lewes, United Kingdom



T Reviewed on 20 March 2024 by
Arcozelo, Portugal


Costumes, energy, songs, all simply perfect!

G Reviewed on 19 March 2024 by
Genova, Italy


Brilliant Show

Everything about the show was outstanding

D Reviewed on 18 March 2024 by
Rochester, United Kingdom


Incredible !!!!

A voir une fois dans sa vie 🤩

M Reviewed on 18 March 2024 by
Pont Du Casse, France


Wonderful show.

A Reviewed on 17 March 2024 by
Naas, Ireland


Myst see


S Reviewed on 17 March 2024 by
Dublin, Ireland


Not to be missed!

The best show I have honestly ever seen! It’s not just a show it’s a sensory experience! The actors with the animation and animals they just capture the entire energy of the animal and the motions of the animal they are being. The sounds and lighting amazingly well executed and the music to go with the movement of the animals is just fantastic! I have never cried at a show before until I watched this it’s so moving, the atmosphere and the entire spectacle just makes it all the more emotional. What a truly ore inspiring.

M Reviewed on 16 March 2024 by
Lewes, United Kingdom


Simbas voice could be stronger

A Reviewed on 14 March 2024 by
Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland


Explosion of music, colour and costumes

Really enjoyed the show from the beginning the music and costumes explode onto the stage and the acting was superb.

J Reviewed on 14 March 2024 by
Harpenden, United Kingdom



H Reviewed on 09 March 2024 by
Drammen, Norway


Must see.

F Reviewed on 08 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


Colourful, feel good factor

A Reviewed on 07 March 2024 by
London, United Kingdom



A wonderful performance in every way. Would thoroughly recommend.

S Reviewed on 06 March 2024 by
Aylesbury, United Kingdom


A must see, for all audiences colourful lovely show!

Recommended for all audiences, a timeless masterpiece. Great story, amazing performances and very entertaining features.

M Reviewed on 05 March 2024 by
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Amazing experience

M Reviewed on 03 March 2024 by
Ilford, United Kingdom



S Reviewed on 03 March 2024 by
Wimbledon, United Kingdom



Magnifique ! Costumes, décors, musique et beaucoup de poésie. Nous avons adoré !

A Reviewed on 01 March 2024 by
Saint Maximin La Ste Baume, France



Z Reviewed on 01 March 2024 by
Eastbourne, United Kingdom


An enlighment for kids.. and adults

B Reviewed on 26 February 2024 by
Beaulieu-sur-mer, France



I went with my friend and her 5 year old daughter. Although I am a huge Elton John fan I never really liked the music for the film soundtrack nor was I a great fan of the film. I went to see the Lion King at the theatre for the 5 year old girl. I expected it would be a great stage production. I have to say I thought it was magnificent in every way. I loved the African rhythms incorporated into The Circle of Life (my friend equally loved the show but thought The Circoe of Life version was not as good as the film soundtrack version.) I go to the theatre as often as I can and thought The Lion King would not be for me. It was MAGNIFICIENT. THE BEST SHOW I HAVE SEEN. I want to see it again and there is so much to take in I think you could see it several times and see things you had not seen previously.

N Reviewed on 26 February 2024 by
Northwood, United Kingdom



The costumes, the music, the dancing - everything was fantastic! We had great seats (Stalls close to the mid center). It was perfect except for a group of people who came late and then had like a three course meal behind us.

S Reviewed on 26 February 2024 by
Stockholm, Sweden



E Reviewed on 25 February 2024 by
Volda, Norway


Must see

R Reviewed on 25 February 2024 by
Tallaght, Ireland


Really n8ce show but the venue is really cold

The show was wonderdul but the aircon froze us even with our coat on. Not as enjoyable as it should

F Reviewed on 24 February 2024 by
Nanterre, France


A spectacle which has surpassed the Disney movie

This is a spectacular show with amazing costumes, lighting, stage, dancing and singing. Everything was truly superb. It is children friendly ( although there are a few scenes where the sound and lights immitate sthunder and lightening so my daughter jumped off her seat) and wonderfully entertaining. If you go you'll never forget it!

I Reviewed on 24 February 2024 by
Zagreb, Croatia


Brilliant 👏

P Reviewed on 22 February 2024 by
Worcs, United Kingdom


So creative!

Great show and amazing music. Mufasa character wasnt great. Felt a but rushed and acting not as mature or genuine but the rest was aaamazing all the actors nailed their parts!

A Reviewed on 19 February 2024 by
Croydon, United Kingdom



Absolutely fab. The costumes and puppetry are amazing.

G Reviewed on 17 February 2024 by
Ashford, United Kingdom


Brilliant must see

Seen twice family seen three and took grandchildren age 7/9 for first time loved it

L Reviewed on 16 February 2024 by
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom


Met expectations

Truly magical. Would happily see it again in a hurry!! Drinks extortionate so take your own!!

C Reviewed on 15 February 2024 by
Nottingham, United Kingdom


Went with two of my teenage kids and my wife. What a show!!! A spectacle!! So well done and so very cleverly produced with puppets, choreography and colour.

H Reviewed on 10 February 2024 by
Glenageary, Ireland


Nice show, travelled 2000 miles to see the show so why not others.

A Reviewed on 09 February 2024 by
San Gwann, Malta



A Reviewed on 06 February 2024 by
Kastrup, Denmark


Brilliant entertainment, singing slightly too quite but still a must see.

J Reviewed on 05 February 2024 by
South Perrott, United Kingdom


Just Magical

This show is so beautiful. The costumes are fantastic, the dancing is superb and the whole show is a feast for the eyes and the ears!

R Reviewed on 04 February 2024 by
Portrush, United Kingdom


Had a great time

C Reviewed on 31 January 2024 by
Cambridge, United Kingdom


Fantastic show


A Reviewed on 29 January 2024 by
Luton, United Kingdom


Fabulous show

Feel good theatre!

D Reviewed on 28 January 2024 by
London, United Kingdom


A great show

L Reviewed on 28 January 2024 by
Quickborn, Germany


Great family show, colourful and creative

C Reviewed on 27 January 2024 by
Gainsborough, United Kingdom


Good evening entertainmeny


A Reviewed on 20 January 2024 by
Malvern, United Kingdom


The one show to see

H Reviewed on 20 January 2024 by
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland


Even if you don’t go to theatres - go! This is amazing! 🤩

H Reviewed on 13 January 2024 by
Vaajakoski, Finland



One of the best west end shows we've seen. The costumes and puppetry are just fantastic. We were in the grand circle, a long way up but good value and we had a good view.

S Reviewed on 11 January 2024 by
London, United Kingdom

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half term london theatreThe Lion King, Matilda The Musical and Back to the Future Musical.

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6 reasons to see THE LION KING Musical

by Emmie Newitt | Tuesday, July 11 2023, 14:48

With over 24 years on stage under its belt, The Lion King is a household name in London’s West End. Since arriving at the Lyceum Theatre in 1999, this touching coming-of-age story about the little lion cub Simba is still one of the hottest attractions for people heading to the UK capital. Here are 6 reasons why you need to see The Lion King:

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6 reasons to see THE LION KING Musical
14 Feb
Eleni Cashell

New West End cast for THE LION KING announced

by Eleni Cashell | Tuesday, February 14 2023, 11:39

The Lion King We can feel the love for the new cast of DISNEY'S THE LION KING!

From 9 May, Owen Chaponda (Back to the Future) will takeover the role of Simba, and Merryl Ansah (Heathers) will play Nala.

New West End cast for THE LION KING announced
01 Jul
Miriam Gibson

Review: THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre

by Miriam Gibson | Friday, July 1 2022, 15:03

Twenty-three years after it opened on the West End, The Lion King is still performing to packed audiences. You can barely move through the Lyceum Theatre’s foyer without bumping into at least three Year Six classes on their end-of-term trip to London.

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Review: THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre
29 Jun
Stuart King

Second look: THE LION KING at Lyceum Theatre

by Stuart King | Wednesday, June 29 2022, 16:28

The Lion King Musical - London In 1999 this reviewer first sat in the stalls of the Lyceum Theatre to witness the theatrical magic of the opening sequence of Disney’s The Lion King, during which the audience is gradually enveloped by wild creatures of the African plain come to pay homage to Mustafa and the arrival of his cub Simba.

Second look: THE LION KING at Lyceum Theatre
12 May
London Box Office

Disney's Lion King – New Cast Members Announced

by London Box Office | Wednesday, May 12 2021, 12:26

The Lion King Musical - London Update for The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre

The magical, unforgettable West End production of Disney’s The Lion King is due to welcome 14 new members to its cast of more than fifty 50 actors, singers and dancers. The news makes the show's post-covid re-opening this summer extra special, even though it's already a multi-award-winning landmark musical seen by over 16 million people at the Lyceum Theatre alone over the past two decades.

Disney's Lion King – New Cast Members Announced
29 Mar
Phil Willmott


by Phil Willmott | Monday, March 29 2021, 20:04

The Lion King Musical - London When a powerful multimillion dollar company like Disney announces theatre will be back it’s definitely time to take notice and buy some tickets.

The theatrical arm of everyone’s favourite film studio has transformed the modern West End and Broadway with a series of feel-good, spectacular live versions of its most popular films. They’re always a hot ticket when they come into town but their biggest success story is this gorgeous African fable.

23 Mar
London Box Office

Disney's The Lion King – 2021 West End Dates

by London Box Office | Tuesday, March 23 2021, 11:54

Lion King Lyceum Theatre The Lion King is no stranger to the Lyceum Theatre, where it played to more than 16 million people over its twenty year run at the venue. Now Disney's much-loved stage legend is back, at its old home, and tickets go on sale from 31st March. If you''re keen to treat the kids to something special, this is your golden opportunity to enjoy a show that'll delight you just as much as it thrills them. We're so glad to have it back!

Disney's The Lion King – 2021 West End Dates
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Answer: Look down, look down.

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Josephine Balfour-Oatts

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lion-king-poster.jpg 2020 is already lit up by star-spangled stages, and the year has only just begun. Here, we forecast the impact celebrity casting will have on your wallet this year - comforting insights and top tips abound.

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Phil Willmott

The West End has a new Lion King

by Phil Willmott | Monday, May 2 2016, 14:03

Nicholas Afoa The real danger with long running West End shows is that they’ll get tired as the cast grow bored of performing it month after month. The Disney organisation is very good at ensuring things stay fresh by regularly adding new performers to the London production from around the world.

This month it has been announced that New Zealander Nicholas Afoa is to take over the role of Simba in THE LION KING at the Lyceum Theatre.

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07 Sep
Nastazja Domaradzka

Review of The Lion King

by Nastazja Domaradzka | Monday, September 7 2015, 07:50

The Lion King - Lyceum Theatre Julie Taymor’s musical staging of the classic Disney cartoon, now in its 16th year in the West End, gives audiences from all over the world the chance to reconnect with their inner child and to enjoy a truly magnificent and creative spectacle. The story, about a lion cub who must win back the trust of his tribe after being unjustly exiled, still inspires and resonates with audiences of all ages.

Review of The Lion King