The Lion King London: How to get cheap day seat tickets for £20

How to get The Lion King musical London cheap last minute tickets

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Here’s how to get your hands on day seat rush tickets to The Lion King in London’s West End.

Inspired by the iconic animated movie The Lion King is set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains to the evocative rhythms of Africa. Exploding with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music, it tells the timeless story of Simba and his epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.


With music & lyrics from Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M., the show is currently playing at Lyceum Theatre where it’s booking to 3 April 2022.

The Lion King Day Seats & Rush Tickets

The Lion King London is currently part of Disney’s Day Seats offer which provides last minute cheap tickets priced at £20 available to purchase on the day of performances.

Tickets go on sale online at 10AM each morning for that day’s performances via the Disney Tickets website here. You need to register for a free Disney account in order to purchase tickets.

You can buy up to two day seat tickets per person. The total number of day seats available varies per performance, subject to availability and demand.

If there are no day tickets are left you may still be able to purchase regular tickets on the day.

The standard performance schedule for the current West End run of The Lion King is Tuesday to Saturday at 7:30PM with 2:30PM matinees on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.

The show runs for 2 hours 30 minutes, with no interval.

The Lion King is currently booking at the Lyceum Theatre to 3 April 2022.

The current cast sees Kayi Ushe take on the role of Simba with George Asprey as Scar, David Blake as Banzai, Janique Charles as Nala, Gugwana Dlamini as Rafiki, Shaun Escoffery as Mufasa, Gary Jordan as Zazu, Jamie McGregor as Timon, Melone M’Kenzy as Shenzi and Mark Roper as Pumbaa and Phil Adèle as Ed.

Alongside the West End production a new UK tour of The Lion King musical is on its way.

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