The Lion King set for Edinburgh this December, tickets on sale

The Lion King set for Edinburgh this December, find out how to get tickets

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The smash-hit theatrical production of The Lion King is celebrating 20 phenomenal years on stage with a UK tour. Simba and the gang gallop into the Scottish capital for a run at Edinburgh Playhouse from Thu 5 Dec–Sun 9 Feb 2020. Tickets for The Lion King are available now.

Julie Taymor's musical version of the epic Disney animation first premiered in 1999 and has entertained over 15 million theatregoers in its time. The show sells out night after night in its London home at the Lyceum Theatre, and the Scottish dates will be no exception.

Fans can enjoy the delights of Tony Award and Laurence Olivier Award-winning costumes, choreography and much more. Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M's award-winning score features much loved hits 'The Circle of Life', 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' and stage exclusives 'Shadow Land' and many more.

The best-selling West End stage production comes to Edinburgh Playhouse following a three month stint at the Bristol Hippodrome. These are the only dates revealed so far for the 20th anniversary tour.

The Lion King musical runs at Edinburgh Playhouse from Thu 5 Dec 2019–Sun 9 Feb 2020. Tickets are available now.

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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

Sat 29 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 3000

Sun 30 Jan

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 3000

Tue 1 Feb

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 3000

…and 208 more dates until 2 Oct

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 8 Sep

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Fri 9 Sep

£20 / 023 8071 1811

Sat 10 Sep

£20 / 023 8071 1811

…and 30 more dates until 15 Oct

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Thu 27 Oct

Times vary / £20–£30 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 28 Oct

Times vary / £20–£30 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 29 Oct

Times vary / £20–£30 / 0844 847 2275

…and 56 more dates until 24 Dec