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The Lion King

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Address: 21 Wellington Street | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
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You will never forget the theatrical event that is Disney's THE LION KING....

You will never forget the theatrical event that is Disney's THE LION KING. Brilliantly re-imagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney's beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular stage production that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. 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. 'There is simply nothing else like it.' The New York Times

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The presentation was amazing!!! I can't help but sing along to the songs. The costumes and props keep me wondering how they were able to do that! Too bad we weren't able to take... read more

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The show was great, the opening scene alone is worth a watch. Rafiki was my personal favourite - very funny and entertaining!! Zazu was wonderful. The costumes were beautiful, and the puppetry was fantastic - the shadow puppets really bought the action to life! However, in one scene, Scar ran his hand up Nalas thigh. This isn't in the film,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was groundbreaking when it first hit the stage but now feels tired. When we went to see it the quality of the singing was weak - it's almost as if they don't need to try too hard because the tourists flock anyway. I must say, my partner and I thought the show was awful, my mother-in-law absolutely loved it... More 

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Manila
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The presentation was amazing!!! I can't help but sing along to the songs. The costumes and props keep me wondering how they were able to do that! Too bad we weren't able to take our son since he's just 2 years old. He would have loved it!

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Thank Chay G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have seen this show several times in NYC and we were very underwhelmed after seeing it in the west end. The acting and overall production is simply better on broadway. If you can see it in NYC don't bother seeing it in London.

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Thank frogbog
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always wanted to see this Play in New York however my cousin had the idea to buy tickets in London! Great experience great play! I will go again!

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Thank veryberrypasley
Jakarta, Indonesia
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46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You don't need to be the die-hard Lion King/Disney fans to watch this theatrical act. I believe you will be watching the act with big smile, full of joy. They play the characters really good. Stage production was awesome and fantastic. The dance, the singing, the properties.. the skills. Everything adds up and integrated flawlessly, left a memorable moments for... More 

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Thank Cindyramitha
Rafz, Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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138 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Musical never is as good as the film but it was ok. Somethimes the music is very boring. Therefore it is a great show with magnificent custumes an effects. The Theatre ist a bit odd...

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Thank Grigeli
Oxford
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd seen The Lion King before so I knew to expect a wonderful show when I took my children to see it last Sunday. Unfortunately the inconsiderate idiot sitting near me decided to talk loudly to his girlfriend the whole way through which did ruin the experience for me. What a *****!

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Thank SaffronOxford
Aubonne, Switzerland
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good interpretation of the disney classic. Some astounding costumes and stage effects make this musical to be a unique experience.

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Thank ThomasB1967
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

From start to finish it was an excellent show. The music, the atmosphere, absolutely fantastic. Merchandise expensive but I suppose this is expected

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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