Disney's The Lion King

Disney’s The Lion King

THE LION KING, Disney’s landmark musical promises the theatrical experience of a lifetime.

Now entering its 21st year at the Lyceum Theatre in London, THE LION KING continues to astound audiences, young and old, as it transports you to the gloriously colourful world of the Serengeti Plains of Africa.

Using magical puppetry, costumes and sets, a dazzling world is brought to life as the powerful story of Simba the lion is told; as he embarks on an epic adventure from wide-eyed cub to fulfil his destiny as the King of the Pridelands.

Based on Disney’s beloved film, Julie Taymor’s production is one of the most imaginative and beautiful musicals to ever be staged.

Featuring Oscar winning music by Elton John and lyrics by Tim RiceTHE LION KING is not to be missed.

Disney’s The Lion King is booking until 3 October 2021 at the Lyceum Theatre, London.

What’s the Story?

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi award-winning musical will 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.

Who’s in it? The Lion King Cast

Nick Afoa takes on the role of Simba, with Janique Charles as Nala. Joining them are Gugwana Dlamini as the iconic Rafiki, Shaun Escoffery as Mufasa and George Asprey as Scar, Gary Jordan as Zazu and Jamie McGregor and Mark Roper as Timon and Pumbaa.

The cast is completed by Meloné M’kenzy, David Blake, Barnaby Thompson, Zion Gardner, John Madondo, Tia Murrell, Samuel O’Loughlin, Kai Plummer-Walrond, Avive Savannah Williams, Monaé Wilson, Eva Young, Lila Anderson, Merryl Ansah, Thanduxolo Booi, Gabriel Brasilio, Kanika Carr, Azola Dlamini, Jamie Golding, Sandile Gontsana, Du-Wayne Hinds, Makoto Iso, Wilson Kiiru, Garry Lake, Stephanie Tsz Maan Lo, Sadia McEwen, Phumlani Mkhize, Keitumetse Molea, Daniel Monteiro, Ayden Morgan, Rutendo Mushonga, Crystal Nicholls, Luciano Santos Souza, Poseletso Sejosingoe-Mandela, Kristof Skhosana, Shannon Taiwo and Matthieu Vinetot.


“A roaring success” – Evening Standard
“As fresh and soul-stirring as ever” – Daily Telegraph
“There is simply nothing else like it” – The New York Times
“You hope all nights in the theatre will be like this!” – Daily Mail

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Important Notes

Age Restrictions: Disney's The Lion King is recommended for children aged 7 and over. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted. Children over 3 will be admitted, but they must be able to sit in their own seat quietly throughout the performance. If they become restless, they may be asked to leave the auditorium.

Note 1: strobe lighting is used during the performance.

Note 2: there is a wall present between Stalls seats Z17-23 and ZA15-23.

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Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

Lyceum Theatre
Address: 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77A, 91, 139, 176

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Ticket Information

Official West End Theatre tickets for Disney's The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, London

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