The Lion King tour

Currently touring until 24 May 2024

Disney's The Lion King will be touring the UK throughout 2020 and into 2021, alongside its ongoing run in the West End. Based on the all-time classic animated film, The Lion King is set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa. Exploding with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music, it tells the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

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The Lion King is touring the UK 2023 – here’s all you need to know.

The new UK tour of Disney’s The Lion King will celebrate the show’s 20th anniversary since premiering in London.

Based on the all-time classic animated film, The Lion King is set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa. Exploding with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music, it tells the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

Lion King UK tour dates and tickets

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Director Julie Taymor made Broadway history by becoming the first woman to win the Tony Award® for ’Best Director of a Musical’ for her work on the production, which features incredible staging and puppets.

The Lion King opened in London in October 1999, two years after the original Broadway production, and has been seen by over 95 million people across the world.

The upcoming tour is the second in the UK after the first outing between 2012 and 2015.

Lion King UK tour cast

The current Lion King UK tour cast sees Aphiwe Nyezi play Simba with Janique Charles as Nala until 16 September and Nokwanda Khuzwayo as Nala from 28 September.

Alan Mchale plays Timon, Carl Sanderson plays Pumbaa, Andre Jewson plays Zazu, Jean-Luc Guizonne plays Mufasa, Alex Bloomer plays Ed, Candida Mosoma plays Shenzi, Thandazile Soni plays Rafiki, Jorell Coiffic-Kamall plays Banzai and Brian Gilligan plays Scar.

Completing the company are: Lwandolwethu Dennis Bam, Khanyisani Beato, Melvin Le Blanc,Tanisha-Mae Brown, Tanisha-Mae Brown, Asmara Cammock, Asmara Cammock, Bethany Chan, Tau-En Chien, Elisa Chou, Tevin Daniel, Tim Driesen, Felipe Flores, Felipe Flores, Oraine Frater, Adebunmi Gabriel, Brian Gilligan, Daniel Griffith, Gavin Hart, Caleaf Henson, Cristiane Santos De Jesus, Olivia Jones, Reece Mackenzie, Zanele Mazibuko, Reece McKenzie, Zodwa Mrasi, Zodwa Mrasi, Zanele Ndlovu, Buhle Nkomo, Aphiwe Nyezi, Aphiwe Nyezi, Peace Nzirawa , Peace Runyararo Nzirawa,Ebby Sama, Ebby Sama, Mamido Bomboko Souchu, Dillan Hope Suttle, Francesca Thompson, Vuyelwa Laura Tshona, Ricardo Walker, Maria Yim and Bukiwe Zinganto

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