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Wellington StreetLondonWC2E 7RQ
- +44 20 7492 0813
My 16-years-old son insisted on going. At first I was thinking that it was a bad idea, it's a kid's show after all. Turns out I was wrong. Throughout the entire performance, he was laughing, singing alone, exclaiming "check this out, Mom!" It was a hit. We mostly enjoyed how interactive the performance was. Seeing actors walk down the isles added a sense of being a part of the show.
First time going to see a west end show and this was a great start! Theatre was easy to find and well located, was Sunday so we were able to get free street parking.
Had booked the tickets online so first had to pick those up; that was a quick & easy process - give your surname & show the card you paid with.
The theatre is really lovely and old inside, very royal looking! You enter through...more
Came here to see the Lion King. Decent theater overall, nice interior decor. A bit small inside but does have a bar for refreshments during intermission. It does get VERY crowded though (read: small space), so don't expect to chill and talk by the bar after getting your drink.more
Went to see the Lion King. The show was great, the theatre is a disaster. Feels more like a football stadium. It's dirty, popcorn is being sold, there is no coffee available (I was told to go to the Starbucks around the corner), girls in the isle with trays of popcorn and icecream. The latter being sold for a huge price. Why sell a small icecream to someone for the sum of 4,50 who has just...more
I'm not one for splurging on excellent tickets, opting to save the money to spend on a pre-theatre meal and post-theatre drink, but for the Lion King all I can say is GET THE SEATS ON THE BOTTOM NEXT TO THE AISLE! The opening scenes start with Rafiki singing about Simba but then as we get to the most famous scene of the movie, the animals troop down the aisles from the back.
They are so...more