Official Visitor Guide

Shaun Escoffery The Lion King

Securing the main role in a West End show is a dream for most young actors. Shaun Escoffery takes pride in explaining what it takes to bring the Serengeti Plains of Africa to life every night in The Lion King. Watch and share Shaun’s passion for theatre as he sneaks you backstage through the make-up and costume departments where he becomes King Mufasa in this spectacular stage production.

About The Lion King: The Musical at the Lyceum Theatre

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 theatre.

A spectacular visual feast, this adaptation of Disney's much-loved film transports audiences to a dazzling world 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 King of the Pridelands

Explore more stories