Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street, London ,WC2E 7RQR

The Lion king at Lyceum Theatre

Catch the blockbuster London show, The Lion King at the magnificent Lyceum Theatre London! Located at 21 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7RQ, it is positioned in the area of London which is popularly known as Covent Garden. This area is very vibrant and exciting part of the beautiful city in the heart of London’s Theatreland.

The venue is also abode to some of the popular restaurants located close to Lyceum and comprises of some of the finest street shops along with huge range of tourist spots such as London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Market and Royal Opera House. Some of the popular tourist spots such as Soho, Leicester Square and Chinatown are also located at a walking distance.

Lyceum Theatre London is positioned at an accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of transportations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. You can visit the theatre via tube as the nearest tube stations are Covent Garden on the Piccadilly line or Charing Cross on the Northern and Bakerloo lines. You can also visit the theatre via bus numbers 6, 11 and 15.

Lyceum Theatre London is considered as one of the largest theatre with an astounding occupancy of 2100 and spread across three levels as Stalls, Royal Circle and Grand Circle. For disabled guests and their patrons, theatre offers discounted tickets. Theatre is equipped with an induction loop at the Box Office, whereas an infra-red system at the refreshment kiosk.

The magnificent Lyceum Theatre is based in Westminster on Wellington Street. The theatre has undergone huge range of transformations. During the era of 60s and 70s, theatre was the home of lots of legendary bands such as Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, The Who, U2, The Smiths and Culture Club. In the year 1996, theatre underwent huge refurbishments and hosted some great shows such as Oklahoma! and Jesus Christ Superstar,

Positioned in the Westminster on Wellington Street, Lyceum Theatre is just off the popular Strand where most of the theatres and restaurants are located. The history of the stunning theatre dates long ago in the year 1772 when it was just a room for exhibitiond and concerts close to the current venue. Since its debut, the theatre has undergone various transformations.

The current appearance of the theatre resembles a lot to its reconstruction in the year 1834. It was designed by Samuel Beazley and had a great opening with an overhanging balcony over the main section of the auditorium.

Since 1834, Lyceum Theatre had been used for varied range of entertainment purpose such as circus, a chapel, a concert room, a waxworks exhibition, an opera house and a ballroom, and also as a traditional theatre. For almost decade, building of the theatre remained out of use until 1996 and later it was restored by Holohan Architects.

Lyceum Theatre has hosted various kinds of entertainment such as opera, music hall, slapstick and several number of dramatic productions such as Shakespeare. It has also been the concert venue for various legendary bands in 60s and 70s. Some of the famous bands performed at the theatre were Queen, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, The Who, U2, The Smiths and Culture Club.

In the year 1996, Lyceum Theatre underwent huge refurbishments and hosted some of the greatest musical productions such as Oklahoma and Jesus Christ. Currently, Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King is running with packed houses and enthralling over 8 million viewers.

Show Times

Booking From   Booking Untill
12 oct. 1999  
Performance Times  
Matinees: Monday 2.30 PM and Saturday 2.30 PM  
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm  
Running Time  
2 hours 30 minutes  


Age Restrictions  
The Lion King is recommended for children aged 6 and over. Under -3s will not be admitted.
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