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The Lion King

21 Wellington St | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
0844 871 3000
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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... more » 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. « less
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Took nephew to see his first show. Brilliant entertainment for Children & Adults. Loud, sad & funny with great music. Fantastic how the performers take on the characteristics of the animals through dance & costume design. Several reasonable restaurants nearby.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

First off, this was my first trip to the West End in London. The Lion King is an absolutely perfect way to start. The costumes, the sets, the voices (Rafiki was EXCELLENT).. Perfection. However- and this is a small however- the ushers in the theatre should do more to quieten other patrons who are disturbing the show. When we were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The detail of the show was out of this way! The way they portrayed people as the animals was spot on! Highly recommended! It's a must see! I sat in the royal circle, the view was amazing. A perfect day out and a must!

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hull
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Brilliant emotional show for families. Lovely theatre too. Plenty of leg room in stalls. Wouldn't take children under 5 as could be bit Scarey.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I viewed this show from decent orchestra seats on the aisle. This enabled me and my friends to appreciate the cast members who enter the theatre from the aisles and to have a great view of the gorgeous set and costumes. I really enjoyed the staging of the show and the creative costumes and animals. The quality of the music... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Fantastic show from beginning to end. Wonderful for adults and children of all ages. You feel part of the show, with sets and actors colourful and the music to make you sing to. (Not too loudly!) I took my grandchildren ranging from 9yrs to 16yrs and they all loved it.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very very good, BUT I really wanted the songs to be belted out! Just felt the PA system could have been cranked up, the song circle of life was very good but could have been so much better if it was belted out to give you goosebumps! ... Animal costumes were FASINATING to look at. At the theatre is well... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Family outing and sure adults as well as young children will definately come out with a smile : ) I enjoyed the whole show from start to end. Characters have all well played the part and the performance was excellent!

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Grays essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

the whole play was based on the lion king the costumes were fantastic and so colourful. The acting was superb! Much better than the film version. It seems to come alive right in front of your eyes. I would truly go and see this play again and again. brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I have been to see this show twice. the second time I had my 7 year old granddaughter. she really enjoyed the first half but was a bit bored in some of the second half but us adults really enjoyed all of it.

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