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Bill Bailey Christmas Larks

It’s a Merry Christmas after all, as the ‘blissfully funny’ (The Times), ‘inspired’ (The Independent) and ‘unmissable’ (The Sunday Times) Bill Bailey returns to London’s West End with his ‘sublime’ (The Guardian) sell-out show, Christmas Larks. Fresh from his sensational star turn on Strictly Come Dancing, this will be a festive treat that is sure to fill you with Christmas cheer, as Bailey delivers a compendium of joyous tales and the surprising shenanigans of 20 years as a travelling comedian. With musical virtuosity, hilarious outlandish tangents and trademark intelligence, Bill Bailey tackles politics, philosophy, and the pursuit of happiness. Combining music and comedy with effortless style, Bailey presents a masterpiece of melody and magic, unparalleled to anything else you will experience. And after two delightful decades of touring Larks, Bailey has well and truly earnt his title as ‘the finest stand-up comedian this country has to offer’ (The Times).

Simba looks at the camera with distinctive African head piece and red cape with the Lion King logo beside him.

See Disney's The Lion King

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney’s multi-award winning musical The Lion King will redefine your expectations of the theatre.

Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney’s beloved film has been transformed into a spectacular theatrical experience 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 the King of the Pridelands.

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Performance Information

The Lion King running time is 2 hours 30 minutes which includes one interval.

Please note: Children under 3 years of age are not permitted to enter the Lyceum Theatre. The Lion King is recommended for ages 6 and up. 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.

Reviews for The Lion King

Lion King's Rafiki stretches out a hand, holding her stick, whilst gazelles leap past
You hope all nights at the theatre will be like this' - The quote from the Daily Mail about the Lion King in London at the Lyceum
Mufasa and Scar face off on the Lyceum Theatre stage in the Lion King live production
A wonderful, wonderful musical.' - The quote from the Sunday Times about the Lion King in London at the Lyceum Theatre
Nala prowls the Lyceum Theatre stage as the Lionesses look on in the Lion King show in London
There is simply nothing else like it' - The quote from the New York Times about Lyceum Theatre's Lion King

Behind the Scenes at the Lyceum Theatre

The Lion King theatre cast invites you backstage to discover all the breath-taking videos from behind-the-scenes. See how they bring the sounds of the Serengeti to life, or watch the cast at their weekly dance class. Learn how the intricate costumes and beautiful masks are created and maintained.

Watch The Lion King trailer now

Bringing the sounds of the Serengeti to life