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West End Live 2019 performance dates announced

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West End Live 2019 performance dates announced

The date is set for the West End's most popular summer event. Mark your calendars. This year, Wes...

31 Jan, 2019 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

Lion King veteran Gugwana Dlamini takes to stage as Rafiki in the West End, plus new trailer for upcoming remake of The Lion King

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Lion King veteran Gugwana Dlamini takes to stage as Rafiki in the West End, plus new trailer for upcoming remake of The Lion King

Gugwana Dlamini is back as Rafiki in the West End’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre. The exci...

23 Nov, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

#WestEndWishList: 5 Animated Disney Films that Should Be Made Into Musicals

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#WestEndWishList: 5 Animated Disney Films that Should Be Made Into Musicals

We’ve seen the Broadway treatment for many animated films from the Disney Renaissance period (198...

27 Aug, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

Do you know these 5 Lion King songs?

Features

Do you know these 5 Lion King songs?

Everybody knows Hakuna Matata – it means no worries! But only the biggest fans of Disney’s The Li...

21 Aug, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

Top 6 Musicals Adapted from Animated Disney Films

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Top 6 Musicals Adapted from Animated Disney Films

Ever since the Tony Award-winning stage adaptation of Disney’s 1991 Oscar-winning film Beauty and...

21 Aug, 2018 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels

8 Things The Lion King Teaches Us About Life

Features

8 Things The Lion King Teaches Us About Life

Seeing The Lion King recently made me remember just how great a show it is. The staging is sublim...

4 Oct, 2017 | By Harriet Wilson

REVIEW: The Lion King "must be seen"

Reviews / Features

REVIEW: The Lion King "must be seen"

Multi-award winning. Loved worldwide. Running at London's Lyceum Theatre for 18 years. This is th...

29 Sep, 2017 | By Jade Ali