REVIEW: The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre

Having officially opened twenty years ago at the Lyceum Theatre, Julie Taymor’s production is still as beautiful and emotional as ever. Whether it is the haunting opening sequence to the ‘Circle of Life’ or the vibrantly presented version of ‘I Just Can’t Wait to be King’, it is hard to deny that The Lion King… Read More

NEWS: Gala Performance of The Lion King Announced to Mark 20th Anniversary in West End

The gala performance will take place at the Lyceum Theatre on the 19th October. On the 19th October, The Lion King will celebrate its 20th anniversary in the West End with a special gala performance in support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation and the Royal Academy of Music. Tickets are on sale now. Since its… Read More

NEWS: Disney’s The Lion King Announces Second UK Tour

The musical will embark on a brand new UK to celebrate twenty years on the London stage.  The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland has confirmed that the award-winning musical will embark on its second UK and Ireland tour, opening in Bristol in September before moving to Edinburgh in December. Tickets for the Bristol run will go on sale in February 2019 and for the Edinburgh run in March 2019. Patrons can… Read More

NEWS: Disney’s The Lion King Announces New Cast

The London production has  announced eleven new cast members joining the musical from today.  The new cast includes Janique Charles, Gary Jordan and Dominique Planter who are taking over the principle roles of Nala, Zazu and Shenzi in the production, which is now in its 18th year at the Lyceum Theatre. Janique Charles makes her West… Read More

New Cast for The Lion King Announced

The new cast for the hit London production of Disney’s classic animated film will start performances from next month.  As well as changes in the ensemble cast, Disney Theatrical Productions announced that Nicholas Afoa is to take on the role of Simba at the Lyceum Theatre. Afoa has already appeared in the Australian production of the… Read More