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The Lion King

21 Wellington St | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
0844 871 3000
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Ranked #73 of 1,022 Activities in London
Type: Performances
Owner description: Phenomenal London musical, The Lion King, is running with packed...
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Type: Performances
Owner description: Phenomenal London musical, The Lion King, is running with packed house at the opulent Lyceum Theatre London. The dazzling London show is mesmerizing theatre lovers of all ages successfully. The brilliant onstage presentation makes The Lion King delightful experience. The building of Lyceum Theatre had been used as a circus between the years 1794 and 1809. It was brought by Philip Astley after his amphitheatre was burnt to ashes at Westminister.
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

I loved the film this is based on when I was a kid...and I was expecting to be moved in a similar manner. But despite the gorgeous costumes and the excellent stage work, the show itself is fairly uninspiring. It misses a lot of tricks in my opinion and could have been so much better.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful show it was 100% a great choice. A wonderful experience from the beginning to the end, it definitely has lots of unique aspects that make it better than most of the shows I've seen before. I really deeply recommend it!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

My wife and I have spent the last 12 months getting to see all the major musicals & plays in London, including Les Mis, Wicked, Billy Elliott and War Horse. But NOTHING prepared us for the sheer spectacle that is The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre on Saturday 6 December at 19:30, seats A14-15. That is not to say... More 

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Suffolk
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I took my 85 year old mother to see this show and wasn't disappointed! The staff ushered us to the lift without being asked, which was very nice! The show itself was marvellous!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

So many times I think this is rehashed but the stage version is number 1 and my family really like it. I wish this kind of play will come to Malaysia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Went to see the Lion King at 2.30pm on 20th December with my 9 year old daughter. Had Premium seats in Q7 & Q8. The guy at the door said 'good seats' as we went in. As we found our seats and sat down they were indeed fab seats.....until the 7ft+ man came and sat in front of my daughters... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Small theater (Lyceum) but an excellent performance of the cast of the Lion King. During Christmas very expensive, but still worth to visit and before or after the performance enjoy the Christmas atmosphere of London.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

The visuals of this show are amazing and the set is very clever. I really enjoyed this and I think anyone who watched The Lion King as a kid would love this! My only problem was I couldn't get the original voices out of my head so kept feeling like things weren't being said as they should be but that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

A stunning performance from a talented cats including two very young but aspiring actor/ actress. A slight technical hitch which stopped the production for about 3 minutes didn't spoil the enjoyment. The Lyceum is in need of a refurbishment not a major one, more of a refresh

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I had not seen the movie prior to watching the musical but I loved it. I thought the costumes, sound and lighting was absolutely fantastic. Would defiantly see it again. Only tip would be to take your own snacks as they are very pricey.

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