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Lion King

Lyceum Theatre

Synopsis

The Lion King is London's most enthralling West End show. A sumptuous visual feast, Disney's stage adaptation of the much-loved film is a truly breathtaking experience. Your The Lion King tickets take you not only into a dazzling show, but also on an enchanting journey into the Serengeti Plains.

Set to the evocative rhythms and seductive sounds of the beautiful Africa, this multi-award winning musical redefines the audience's expectations of theatre, giving anyone with The Lion King tickets the opportunity to witness a world exploding with glorious colours, stunning effects, and heart-warming music.

Follow the delightful and dangerous adventures of the young lion cub, Simba, as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood, and his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

A roaring success on the London and worldwide stage, the Lyceum Theatre, is transformed each night into a place bursting with magic, mask, movement, and music - all for The Lion King!

Please note that children under three years are not admitted. The show is recommended for children over the age of five. Children over three years will be admitted, but they must be able to sit in their own seat quietly throughout the performance. If they become restless, they may be asked to leave the auditorium. Strobe lighting is used several times during The Lion King performance.

Where? When? What time?

Theatre: Lyceum Theatre - (Seating Plan)

Address: Wellington Street, London WC2E 7RQ - (Area Map)

Closest Tube: Covent Garden - (Tube Map)

Shows running until: Sat, 29th August 2010

Matinees: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2.00PM, Sundays at 3.00PM

Evening shows: Tue to Sat at 7.30PM

Duration: Two hours and 50 minutes

What the critics had to say...

Georgina Brown for the Mail on Sunday says, "A ravishing spectacle. I can hardly wait to see it again."

Charles Spencer for the Daily Telegraph says, "For once a mega-musical lives up to the hype; this is a dazzling show."

Nicholas De Jongh for the Evening Standard says, "It lights up the West End with a blaze of fabulous imagination."

John Gross for The Sunday Telegraph says, "An indisputable triumph... superlative entertainment; puts most other mega-musicals in the shade."

Robert Gore-Langton for The Express says, "My jaw hit my knees... Is 'The Lion King' as good as they say it is? - Dammit Yes!"

John Peter for The Sunday Times says, "This is a wonderful, wonderful musical: thrilling, warm-hearted, inventive and original. 'The Lion King' will touch a deep chord in everybody."

Michael Coveney for The Daily Mail says, "You hope all nights at the theatre will be like this. 'The Lion King' restores true magic to the West End."

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Press Snippets and Quotes

A blockbuster musical

Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

Pure delight floods the theatre

Paul Taylor, The Independent