The Lion King
Take Ten: Broadway shows that have crossed the pond
By Editorial Staff · 21 Mar 2013 · West End · Features
To coincide with the official opening of The Book of Mormon tonight (21 March), and with our new owners TheaterMania bringing a touch of the Great White Way to Whatsonstage.com, we thought we'...
Lion King defies 2012 predictions to report record box office
By Editorial Staff · 11 Jan 2013 · West End · Theatre News
Disney's The Lion King has reported record box office figures for the eighth year running.The musical, adapted from the 1994 film and directed by Julie Taymor, defied a predicted ...
Brief Encounter with ... The Lion King's Jonathan Andrew Hume
By Editorial Staff · 21 Sep 2012 · West End · Interviews
Jonathan Andrew Hume is currently playing Simba in The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre. He returns to London having played the role in a Singaporean production. Hume has also played Judas in p
Tom Daley dives into theatre with Lion King visit
By Kieran Corcoran · 15 Aug 2012 · West End · Theatre News
Olympic sensation Tom Daley swapped diving boards for treading the boards of the Lyceum theatre last night (14 August 2012) as he celebrated his recent bronze medal triumph with a performance of
Tim Rice to be honoured with Special Award at Oliviers
By Andrew Girvan · 16 Mar 2012 · West End · Theatre News
Tim Rice will be honoured for his contribution musical theatre at this year's Olivier Awards, which are announced on Sunday 15 April 2012. The Olivier Awards are the culmination of the theatre awar
The Lion King launches UK tour, dates in Bristol & Manchester
By Andrew Girvan · 6 Feb 2012 · West End · Theatre News
As previously tipped, Disney's long-running West End musical The Lion King will embark on a UK tour later this year. Launching from Bristol Hippodrome, The Lion King will play an 11-w
Photos: Rice Joins Lion King to Celebrate 5000th Show
By Andrew Girvan · 14 Sep 2011 · West End · Photos
The Disney screen-to-stage adaptation of The Lion King celebrated its 5000th performance at the West End's Lyceum Theatre last night and has now been seen by almost 10 million people since it ...
Brief Encounter With ... The Lion King’s Gary Forbes
By Editorial Staff · 30 Aug 2011 · West End · Interviews
Gary Forbes, who plays Banzai the hyena in The Lion King, is the show's longest-serving cast member, having been with the ensemble since it first opened in the West End in 1999. As the mult
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