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Address: 21 Wellington St | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
Phone Number: 0844 871 3000
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Description: Phenomenal London musical, The Lion King, is running with packed house at...
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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Great show, poor toilets for the price

Great show and although expensive, well worth a visit with younger kids (7+9). You don't need to go to the bar to get drinks and ice creams, they bring them to you. Downside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Great show and although expensive, well worth a visit with younger kids (7+9). You don't need to go to the bar to get drinks and ice creams, they bring them to you. Downside, the toilets are in a poor condition in the Royal Circle area, not what you expect for the price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

Having never been to a Westend show before we didn't know what to expect, although we had heard incredible things. To start, the show had a fantastic opening and stole our hearts and made us cry. It was moving and gripped us from start to finish. However the main event was most definitely meeting Molly, one of the theatre ushers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

What a great show, all round terrific experience. You are able to order food from your seat, which is delivered in little paper bags, although pricey. Children would love this show!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

You must have a heart of stone if you can't give this five stars. An astounding production that will move you to your very core. As a person who does not like musicals, I can safely say that this will deliver for anyone like me who doesn't like the legs apart belters that you normally get in the West End.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Just amazing! The costumes, choreography and acting is simply outstanding. I've seen this show twice now and would recommend it to anyone, of any age group.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best theatre shows in London. The production is simply amazing with some of the scenes completely mesmerising. The kids will learn and enjoy every part of it. The show runs for 2h 30 mins (incl. 15 min break). The 2:30pm show we went to, finished at 5:00pm. The show seems to allow food items from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A great surprise from the Mrs. If you loved the movie you have to watch this in theatre. The stage morphs into number of iconic scenes. Excellent special affects. And the soundtrack. .do I need to say anymore?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Brilliant show, you won't be disappointed. We (four adults) booked the VIP lounge (£15 each includes use of the lounge, free drink on arrival, private toilets, coat cupboard, drinks ready at the interval, shown to the lounge and our seats) - will definitely book this service again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

One of the best nights of my life. We paid a little extra and had the chance to relax before and during the interval in a quiet room, which was lovely. The musical itself was fantastic! Even found myself getting emotional during the opening. MUST SEE!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

The stage show, in particular the costumes and coriography is superb. I personally thought the music and singing was a little weak, especially compared to other stage shows (Miss Saigon / Les Mis). As a stage show I'm pleased we have seen it, the way the animals come through the auditorium and and costume design is second to none, but... More 

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Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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