Disney's The Lion King - London
Experience Disney's incredible family movie The Lion King as a musical in London. With music by Elton John, The Lion King is one of the most stunning musicals ever made, both in and outside of London.
- Ensure your tickets to this insanely popular musical
- Choose your own seats
- Enjoy the music by Elton John
- Experience 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 thinks he's the cause of his father's death and decides to flee the kingdom.
It's a splendid musical and absolutely one of the most popular in London and New York right now.
In the Lion King the savannah becomes alive in London's West End! The songs in the Lion King include 'Circle of Life', 'Hakuna Matata' and 'Can You Fell the Love Tonight'.
Did you know this about the Lion King?
The musical has world-premiere in London in October 1999, and since then it has been shown in many 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 been nominated for no less than 8 Olivier Awards.
Other musicals in London for the whole family: Mamma Mia - Billy Elliot.
Other musicals in London built on big movie successes: Billy Elliot - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
How do I get my tickets?
Shortly after your booking is complete, 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 is 2 hours and 45 minutes, including intermission.
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 among families. It's recommended for children from age 6. Please be aware that children under 3 years old will not be admitted.
Who's the team behind?
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.
- Please note: Strobe lighting is used several times during the show.
Disney'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"