The Lion King heading for Bristol Hippodrome Theatre, tickets on sale

The Lion King UK Tour

Smash-hit Disney musical kicks off 20th anniversary tour at the venue this September

The Lion King stage production runs at the Bristol Hippodrome from Sat 7 Sep–Sat 23 Nov. Tickets are on sale now.

Julie Taymor's musical version of the epic Disney animation is celebrating 20 phenomenal years on stage that with a second UK tour. Following a three-month run at Bristol Hippodrome the show moves on to Edinburgh Playhouse for the winter months.

Since the UK premiering in 1999, The Lion King has welcomed over 15 million theatergoers and remains the West End's best-selling stage production. It is the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time and continues to sell out performances.

It's bagged Tony Awards and Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Costume, Best Choreography, Best Musical and many many. The award-winning stage and set design recreates the majestic Serengeti Plains and the African Jungle to the sounds of Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M's award-winning score.

Fans can expect chill inducing renditions of hits 'The Circle of Life', 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight', 'Shadow Land' and many more.

The Lion King runs at Bristol Hippodrome from Sat 7 Sep–Sat 23 Nov. Tickets are on sale now.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the information displayed here is accurate, always check with the venue before attending (especially during the Covid-19 pandemic).

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Roger Allers, Elton John (music), Tim Rice (lyrics), Mark Mancina (music & lyrics), Lebo M (music & lyrics), Hans Zimmer (music & lyrics), Julie Taymor (lyrics), Irene Mecchi

Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. It reinvents the film for a whole new audience.

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Wed 14 Jul

£36 / 0844 871 3000

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 8 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Fri 9 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Sat 10 Sep 2022

£20 / 023 8071 1811

…and 30 more dates until 15 Oct 2022

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Wed 27 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Thu 28 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Fri 29 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275

Sat 30 Jan

Cancelled / 0844 847 2275