The Lion King is an award winning best musical based on the beloved Walt Disney animated film. With over 80 million viewers worldwide and 70 major theatre awards, there is, in the words of the New York Times, “simply nothing else like it”. It tells the timeless story of Simba on his epic journey from innocent cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands. The Lion King is shown every week from Tuesday to Sunday with tickets from £35.
Tickets for the Lion King are available online, click here to purchase
About the lion king:
The story begins with Simba, newborn son of The Lion King Musafa, who introduces his son to the animals of the savanna. Whilst everything seems fine, the evil brother of Musafa, Scar, is plotting to become the new King. He orchestrates with his evil henchmen a stampede that kills Musafa. Simba, falsely believing he was responsible for the death of his father, secretly leaves. Presumed dead, Scar becomes King. Under his reign the Pridelands turns to wilderness. By chance, Simba meets his old friend Pumbaa in the jungle, and on hearing the horrors Scar’s reign decides to return. On returning, he eventually kills Scar and becomes king to the joy of all the animals.
- Monday: No shows
- Tuesday: 19.30
- Wednesday: 14.30 & 19.30
- Thursday: 19.30
- Friday: 19.30
- Saturday: 14.30 & 19.30
- Sunday: 14.30
Getting to the Theatre:
Nearest underground station: Convent Garden (Piccadilly Line)
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Nearest train station: Charing Cross
(Strand) 4, 9, 15, 26, 76, 91, 139, 176, 341; (Aldwych) RV1, X68, 1, 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 168, 171, 172, 188, 243
Night Bus Numbers: (Strand) 139, 176, 341, N9, N15, N21, N44, N76, N9; (Aldwych) 6, 23, 188, 243, N1, N11, N13, N26, N47, N68, N87, N89, N155, N171, N551
Address: 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ
The closest car park is on Drury Lane, Parker Street (10 minutes)
What to Know:
- Entrance for children under 3 are not allowed. The show is recommended for ages 6 and up. Children over 3 years old will be allowed entrance, but they must not disturb the performance. If they become restless, they may be asked to leave the theatre hall.
The Lion King lasts approximately 2 hours 30 minutes