The Lion King tickets

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At the Lyceum Theatre currently booking to 19 October 2024

the lion king

Genre: Musical

Age recommendation and guidance: 4+

Running time: 2hr 30 min (inc interval)

The Lion King tickets are on sale now for the show in London’s West End this year.

The Lion King is currently playing at Lyceum Theatre with tickets on sale now.


With music & lyrics from Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M, 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.

Director Julie Taymor became the first woman to win the Tony Award for ’Best Director of a Musical’ for her work on the production, which features iconic staging and puppets.

The Lion King is playing at Lyceum Theatre currently booking through to 11 February 2024.

The current cast is led by Owen Chaponda (Back to the Future; The Colour Purple) and Merryl Ansah (Heathers; Crazy for You), in the iconic roles of Simba and Nala.

Joining them are George Asprey as Scar, Shaun Escoffery as Mufasa, Gary Jordan as Zazu, Jamie McGregor as Timon, Thenjiwe Thendiva Nofemele as Rafiki, Mark Roper as Pumbaa, Mark Tatham as Ed, Rhiane Drummond as Shenzi and Jorell Coiffic-Kamall as Banzai.

Alongside the West End production a new UK tour of The Lion King musical is on its way.

The tour is currently playing Bristol ahead of runs in Birmingham and Dublin.

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