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The Lion King

Lyceum Theatre, London

You will never forget the theatrical event that is Disney's internationally celebrated musical THE LION KING.

Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular stage production that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. At its heart is the powerful and moving story of Simba – the epic adventure of his journey from wide-eyed cub to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.


The Lion King is currently booking through to Sunday 30th September 2018.

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Lyceum Theatre

Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street

How to get there

To plan your journey by public transport visit Transport for London

By Underground and train

The nearest stations are:

  • Covent Garden – Piccadilly line
  • Charing Cross – Southeastern, Bakerloo & Northern lines
  • Embankment – Bakerloo, Northern, District & Circle lines
  • Temple – District & Circle lines
  • Leicester Square – Piccadilly & Northern lines
  • Holborn – Piccadilly & Central lines
  • Waterloo & Waterloo East – Southeastern, South West Trains, Bakerloo, Northern & Jubilee lines
By bus

To reach the theatre by bus, use numbers 1, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 68, 77A, 91, 176 or 341 with Leicester Square as the destination. The closest bus interchange for all London routes and night buses is Trafalgar Square.

By car

Parking: If you're driving into the West End to see the show, take advantage of the Q-Park Theatreland Parking Scheme saving you 50% off car parking for up to 24 hours. Present your Q-Park car park ticket for validation at our box office to qualify. Please note the discount does not apply to the pre-booking service. For full terms and conditions, participating car parks and locations visit:

Alternatively, the nearest NCP car parks are on Parker Street, Museum Street, Holborn and the St. Martin’s Lane Hotel.

By bike

There are two Santander Cycle Hire docking spaces located close to the theatre. To find out more about how to use the scheme click here.

Performance Times

Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30pm
Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm


The performance lasts approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes including one interval.

Suitable For Children

The Lion King is recommended for a general audience. As an advisory to adults who might bring young people, Disney recommends The Lion King for ages 6 and up. Children under the age of 3 will not be admitted into the theatre. All persons aged 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult and may not sit on their own within the auditorium. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age must have a ticket.

Good To Know

Strobe lighting
Please note that strobe lighting is used during the show.

Recording equipment
The use of camera and sound recording equipment is strictly prohibited.


The Lyceum Theatre is fully accessible to disabled, deaf and visually impaired patrons and we are committed to making your experience as easy and enjoyable as possible.

If you have any specific requirements / questions please call the box office directly on 0800 912 6972 or email

How Does It Work

If you have purchased your tickets online you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have chosen to collect your tickets at the box office please print the confirmation and bring to the box office on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance starts.

If you have chosen to print your tickets at home, please print all your tickets off and show them at the main entrance on arrival at the venue

If you have chosen to receive your tickets by post, tickets are sent closer to the performance time and can arrive up to 72 hours prior to the performance date.

If you have chosen postage and have not received your tickets 48 hours prior to the event please call our Guest Services team on 0800 640 8101.

Other FAQs

There is no dress code at the theatre. For all performances, attire should be comfortable and appropriate for the occasion.

The venue usually opens 45-60 minutes prior to the performance commencing. We would recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the show start time.

The use of camera and sound recording equipment is strictly prohibited.

Your security is of the utmost importance to us. To make sure your visit is as safe as possible, enhanced security measures are currently in place at the theatre. As a result, it may take longer to get into the building. We therefore recommend you arrive in plenty of time to enable us to conduct bag checks. We strongly advise that you do not bring large bags to the theatre. Cloakroom facilities are available for coats and umbrellas, but we are unable to accept large bags and luggage.

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