The Lion King Edinburgh Tickets and Hotel

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Tickets + hotel fr £64 / person

Tickets + hotel fr £64 £57 / person

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Show notes

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Booking from: 5 Dec 2019

Booking until: 9 Feb 2020

Age restrictions: Recommended 6+, children under 3 years of age are not permitted. Persons ages 16 or under must be accompanied by an adult

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The Show
Disney's The Lion King is hitting the road this year and heading to the Edinburgh Playhouse. The popular musical centres around Simba, a lion cub who is determined to be "the main event". Son of Pride Rocks current head lion, Mufasa, Simba has a lot to live up to but finds his cockiness getting him and his family into bigger trouble then he could have imagined. With the help of his friends Timon and Pumbaa and the love of lioness Nala can Simba save price rock?

History of The Lion King
Originally the 32nd animated feature film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, The Lion King hit screens in 1994 and was praised by critics. The show opened in July 1997 at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, three months later the musical opened on Broadway, where is still runs today with over 9,000 performances to its name. Two years later The Lion King Musical came to London's West End opening at the Lyceum Theatre, which has been its home ever since. The film and show continues to delight audiences young and old, to the point where a new movie has also been released this year.

Why book a theatre break to see The Lion King?
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Awards & what the Critics say
"This is theatre at its best, an inspirational staging" Newsweek

"A blaze of fabulous imagination" Evening Standard

"A wonderful musical that will touch a deep chord with everyone" The Sunday Times

"There's simply nothing else like it" New York Times

Theatre details

Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse
18-22 Greenside Place

(11 minute walk) Exit Waverley Station and head northeast, turn left towards Waverley Steps, continue up the steps and turn right onto Princes Street. Continue onto Waterloo place and turn left onto Leith Street. Turn right into Greenside Lane where you will find the Edinburgh Playhouse.


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