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The Lion King

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Address: 21 Wellington Street | Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E 7RQ, England
Phone Number: 0844 871 3000
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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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The Lion King Theater Show

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the best musical of all time!

I thought the target audience would be children so I didn't have many expectations from the show when I booked to go. However the way the show has been produced was literally... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I thought the target audience would be children so I didn't have many expectations from the show when I booked to go. However the way the show has been produced was literally Amazing!! the voices of the actors that play the characters in the show from the disney film match (I don't know how they managed to do that) and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Second time I have seen it but truly spectacular and mind blowing. Favourite musical by far! Costumes are fabulous and all the effects and music are mesmerising

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We absolutely loved the performance, it was a fantastic show and we enjoyed it thoroughly, we even arrived in style on the bus😀

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's hard to replace a classic so I give them real credit for the attempt. The singing was beautiful the set was stunning and the costumes will blow you away but it didn't quite live up to expectations overall.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! The atmosphere was great, the music was amazing! Perfect way to spend a Saturday evening in London!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had been taken to the lion king as a surprise for my 50th. Things did not work out for my husband, traffic was horrendous,followed by a fire in Shepherd's Bush. Could not get to hotel so had to abandoned car at car park. We arrived late and thought that we would not be allowed entry. However on seeing my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This show took my breath away and brought me to tears, the cast and crew were so talented and the Lyceum theatre is beautiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this movie. The music was great, but the theater is very disappointing. It ruins my expectation and memories of the movie. Sorry to say that. Kudos to the actors, they did great job, but they needed more space :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The stage show sticks closely to the film script so the only surprises were the amazing animals and effects that were created. This is really a family friendly musical and there were lots of youngsters in the audience. Some of the singing was outstanding but one or two of the leads were below par. However we thoroughly enjoyed the show... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb show, our second time. We loved the show all over again. I did feel that some members of the audience were rather distracting - lots of noisy children talking and crying throughout. I appreciate it is a matinee performance so there is likely to be more children attending, however, I still feel they should follow the same rules as... More 

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