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The Lion King

Address: 21 Wellington St | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
Phone Number: 0844 871 3000
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Ranked #79 of 1,160 Activities in London
Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Phenomenal London musical, The Lion King, is running with packed...
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I'm sure that 10 years ago this would have been astounding. YES the costumes are fantastic.... YES the props are amazing.... But I couldn't help but feel that the actors were far too comfortable and some were not really trying very hard at all... Scar wasn't very menacing... Mufassa wasn't as imposing as he should have been... the young Simba/young... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We went to see this show as a treat for my wife who had wanted to see it. The acting is clever and funny in places, and the dancers do a great job with the puppets. I enjoyed the show, and was glad to have seen it, not one I would visit twice though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I thoroughly recommend going to see the Lion King no matter your age. The actors were brilliant and the majority of them were fantastic singers. The costumes and make up involved were incredible, I certainly consider the puppetry world class. I think nothing could outdo the opening 'Circle of Life', but there were laugh out loud moments, drama and an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Wanted to go for a good 5 years and was finally bought tickets for Christmas. Sat in the stalls right in the middle, fantastic seats where ever you're sat on the floor as you get the real full experience with actors running down the isles. Completely overwhelming and brought tears to my eyes! Absolutely fantastic and definitely recommended. *********

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Feeling so deflated and disappointed. Having paid over £100 per ticket as a xmas treat we were really looking forward to this show. Before the curtain rose the person in front was taking a 'selfie' with his ticket and I could see he had paid a mere £18??? The show started and the sound was very poor. The words were... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Go and see it. It is fantastic! The acting and singing incredible, oh and not forgetting the scenery.

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Royston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This show was fantastic, we were all very impressed and loved the show, really want to go to the theatre again very soon

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

If you ever have the opportunity to see this magical show then you absolutely must go. The scenery, music, singing, acting, and production was completely incredible. I was in tears the moment they started singing, I was so moved. The lady that plays Rafiki has the most powerful and unbelievable voice I’ve ever heard, she got a standing ovation at... More 

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Merseyside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

What a show. I was looking forward to seeing the show for a while and didn't want it to end afterwards. It is definitely a show for all ages and could easily watch it more than once! The cast were faultless as too were the costumes and "animals". Brilliant show!

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Newport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Spectacular show, but don't order interval drinks!,,,, bottle of lager and a glass of white wine £14.20 rip off.

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