Disney's The Lion King - London

Disney's The Lion King - London

Lyceum Theatre

Price from £ 37

Disney's The Lion King musical has become a family clasic London. Based on the film with music by Elton John, The Lion King is one of the most stunning musicals ever made, both in and outside of London.

- Secure your tickets to this extremely popular musical
- Choose the seats you like the most from the ones available
- Enjoy the music by Elton John
- Admire Julie Taymor's acclaimed staging 
- Enjoy an award-winning musical for the whole family

What is the Lion King about?
When the young lion prince Simba is born, his evil uncle Scar is pushed back in the line for the throne. Scar plans to kill both Simba and his father, King Mufasa, so he can take over the throne and become king. Simba survives, but is led to believe that he is to blame for his father's death and decides to flee the kingdom. 

It's a splendid musical and absolutely one of the most popular ones on in London and New York right now. 

In the Lion King the musical the savannah comes alive in London's West End! It includes favourite songs such as the 'Circle of Life', 'Hakuna Matata' and 'Can You Fell the Love Tonight'.

Did you know this about the Lion King?
The musical had world-premiere in London in October 1999, and since then it has been shown in numerous large cities around the world. The musical has won no less than 6 Tony Awards on Broadway in New York, received an Evening Standard distinction as the theater event of the year and ha been nominated for an amazing  8 Olivier Awards.

How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after completing your booking online, you will receive an e-ticket by email. Please print out your ticket and bring it with you to the theater.  

How long is the musical?
The Lion King last for 2 hours and 45 minutes, including the interval. 

Who is the show suitable for?
The Lion King the musical is suitable for all ages, young and adults alike. The musical is especially popular with  families. It's recommended for children aged 6+. Please be aware that children under 3 years old will not be admitted. 

Who's the team behind the show?
Text and music by Tim Rice and Elton John. Julie Taymor directs this musical version of Disney's insanely popular movie the Lion King. She actually won a Tony Award® for ’Best Director of a Musical’ as the first woman ever. 

Important information:
- Please note: Strobe lighting is used several times during the show. 

Disney's The Lion King - London ReviewsDisney's The Lion King - London Reviews

"You hope all nights in the theatre will be like this!"
The Daily Mail

"It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination"
Evening Standard


Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street

Evening performances
Tuesday to Saturday 7:30

Matinee performances
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 2.30pm

2 hours 50 minutes



Take the underground to Covent Garden. From there go right on Long Acre, then turn right into Bow Street/Wellington Street and follow the road 200 metres. The theatre is on the right.

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