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Disney's The Lion King Musical

Disney's The Lion King Musical London - Ticket, Hotel and Breakfast Packages

Lyceum Theatre
2 hours 30 minutes
Age 4+
Covent Garden

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Let the cast of Disney's The Lion King in London's West End transport you to the majestic plains of the Serengeti.

This spectacular musical will have you spellbound from the moment the curtain opens! The timeless Disney classic tells the adventures of Simba, a young lion cub making his way in the world to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands. With the help of all of your favourite characters, including Timon the fun-loving meerkat and Pumbaa, his warthog sidekick, Disney's The Lion King musical is perfect for all the family. The production explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music.

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Roaring retreats: our top picked London hotels for your theatre break

    The Rembrandt Hotel

    The Strand Palace

    0.1 miles from the Lyceum Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Sustainable hotel
    Short walk to Charing Cross station

    This hotel is in a fantastic location for your break, within walking distance from the West End Theatre district. Following a recent refurbishment, all the guest rooms and public areas have been stylishly transformed for your comfort.

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    Holiday Inn Regents Park

    Holiday Inn Regents Park

    1.2 miles from the Lyceum Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Onsite bar
    Short walk to Great Portland Street station

    The Holiday Inn Regents Park is the perfect stage-side retreat. Nestled near all of the top West End theatres, enjoy modern amenities and stylish rooms - a real blend of comfort and convenience.

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    The Rembrandt Hotel

    The Rembrandt Hotel London

    2.4 miles from the ALyceum Theatre
    Breakfast included
    Indoor Pool
    Short walk to South Kensington station

    Situated in Knightsbridge, just a stone's throw away from some of London's most iconic attractions and shopping hotspots, The Rembrandt hotel is the perfect place to base yourself when exploring the city.

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Disney's Lion King Musical - FAQs

What is Disney's The Lion King Musical about?

Based on the Disney classic, The Lion King musical, follows the adventures of lion cub, Simba as he makes his way in the world, after being scared away from his home by his evil uncle, Scar. With the help of wise old baboon Rafiki, Timon the meerkat, Pumbaa the warthog, and his best friend Nala, Simba learns about friendships as he fulfils his destiny in becoming king of the Pridelands.

You will be whisked away in the breathtaking world of Disney's The Lion King with stunning effects, an explosion of colour and an enchanting, well-loved soundtrack from songwriting duo Tim Rice and Sir Elton John.

Has Disney's The Lion King Musical won any awards?

Disney's The Lion King has won 6 Tony Awards: Best Musical, Best Scenic Design, Best Costume Design, Best Lighting Design, Best Choreography and Best Direction of a Musical. It has also earned more than 70 major arts awards including the 1998 NY Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, the 1999 Grammy for Best Musical Show Album, the 1999 Evening Standard Award for Theatrical Event of the Year and the 1999 Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Choreography and Best Costume Design.

Who is starring in Disney's The Lion King Musical?

Check out the official website for the full cast list.

Who are the creatives behind Disney's The Lion King Musical?

  • Director: Julie Taymor
  • Music/Lyrics: Elton John & Tim Rice
  • Book: Irene Mecchi

Check out the official website for the full creative list.

Where is Disney's The Lion King Musical playing in London?

The show is playing at the Lyceum Theatre.

The Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington St

What is the best tube stop for the Lyceum Theatre?

The nearest tube stations are Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern Line) and Covent Garden (Piccadilly line).

How early to arrive for Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre?

The front doors of the theatre open 90 minutes before the beginning of each performance – 1pm for matinee performances and 6pm for evening performances. The audience can begin to take their seats 30 minutes before the performance begins.

Can I take food and drink into the theatre?

You are allowed to take food into the theatre, as long as it's cold and in a plastic container. A selection of food and drink is available to buy at the theatre. You can pre-order your refreshments and get them delivered straight to your seats for ease and convenience.

How long is Disney's The Lion King Musical?

The shows run time is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including interval.

Is Disney's The Lion King Musical family friendly?

Disney's The Lion King is recommended for a general audience. We recommend Disney's The Lion King for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre.

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