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“Incredible - A must see !”

The Lion King at Bristol Hippodrome
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

We've wanted to see this for a long time and it very much lived up to our expectations.
The cast brought the story to life and my wife was spellbound throughout.
Only negatives are the lack of leg room, but this is to be expected in a building of this age and all adds to the atmosphere I guess.
A must see for any theatre fans !

Thank Sam N
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Had seats in Upper Circle at the Bristol Hippodrome. I knew they were bench seats as seen other shows whilst sat up here.

Area allocated for each "butt" is not the boggest, and the benches are not very padded for a 3 hour sitting.

Lion King was ok, child actors not very good singers, definately one for the kids, not up to the standard of shows like Les Mis or Blood Brothers.

Thank kph100
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

Had seats 3 rows from front- could see all the details including all the expressions close up- being so near to the stage made it even more enjoyable for us!! Original saw The Lion King in London yet was so ill that could not enjoy it hence coming to Bristol to see it! Seeing it in Bristol was quite magical!! Saw it as a matinee. My pains lowered during the performance- it acted like medicine- you see have Fibromyalgia moderate severely- which was wonderful!! Would say that they know how to charge for drinks and ice creams- rather too steep methinks especially since they have a captive audience! Would recommend The Lion King to all my family and friends- everything about the show was powerful, enchanting, highly entertaining as well as memorable. Takes your breath away!! Had to tick the couples box even though came with mum in law as no box that fit our group description ;-)! The time flew by as it was just so amazing yet the memories of this show will live on in our minds plus hearts for always!

Thank Dolphinsmiles14
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

The four of us, 2xAdults 2xKids, went to see the Lion King this afternoon and it was absolutely brilliant, definitely recommend. We had seats ending at an isle and sat the kids on the two seats next to the isle so they were gobsmacked when the animals/actors actually came down the isles.
It's a stunning show, great imagination, great costumes and great songs, although some of the voices a little weak but hey ho!
So, my only recommendation is to make sure you get seats at least in the stalls and if possible next to an isle.

Thank stuartnliz
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Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

Went last night to see the stunning show Lion King. Spellbinding. Gave me goosebumps. Lovely theatre but OMG the seats in the upper circle need changing. They are padded benches really and if you get a large person next to you, which my daughter did, they overlap on to your seat! You can hardly move so end up with a numb bum! On a positive note they are very tiered so you get a good view, but be careful on the stairs and if you not keen on heights, keep to the lower floors. Besides all that, the show is so amazing, so if you get the chance.....GO.

Thank loulou090669
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