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Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience that you will remember forever.

Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, Disney's beloved animated film has been transformed into a spectacular stage production.

At its heart is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

"There is simply nothing else like it." New York Times

"Awe-inspiring. A gorgeous gasp-inducing spectacle" Time

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes including an interval.

Age Advice:

Recommended age 6+
No under threes admitted.


Contains strobe lighting and haze effects.

Standard Pricing
Fri & Sat 7.30pm £20 to £79.50
Sat & Sun 2.30pm £20 to £79.50
Tue-Thu 7.30pm £20 to £72.50
Thu & Fri 2.30pm £20 to £72.50

There is a Relaxed Performance of Disney's The Lion King on Wed 12 October at 1.30pm. For information and to book, please click here.

Please note that the unlawful resale or attempted resale of these tickets is grounds for cancellation without compensation. Please refer to our terms and conditions of sale. 


Discounts do not apply to Fri, Sat or Sun performances. All discounts are strictly limited and may be withdrawn at any time.

Executive Membership £6 off top two prices at all performances Tue-Thu 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Groups (10+) £5 off 2nd, 3rd & 4th price tickets Tue-Thu. Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
Groups (20+) £7.50 off 2nd, 3rd & 4th price tickets Tue-Thu, plus one free ticket with every 20 purchased. Not available online - please call 02380 711811.
School & Young People's Groups (10+) £25 each pupil on 2nd and 3rd price tickets, and £19.50 each pupil on 4th and 5th price tickets, on Tue & Wed 7.30pm and Thu 2.30pm. One free supervisor with every 10.
Not available online - please email
Access Member Discount [What's This?] £5 off on Tue-Wed 7.30pm and Thu & Fri 2.30pm.

Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.

Accessible Performances

data-udi="umb://media/93dc57d6a2034fe393e3826c138c7f7b Touch Tour: Tue 20 September 2022 at 5.30pm (see Extras tab for more information)
Audio Described Performance Audio Described Performance: Tue 20 September 2022 at 7.30pm
data-udi="umb://media/282e4d18e2554531a47ad351bf7cb580" Captioned Performance: Tue 27 September 2022 at 7.30pm
data-udi="umb://media/65ebab66e7ed4c4d8d256324cf0cfed6" Signed Performances: Tue 4 October 2022 at 7.30pm and Wed 12 October 2022 at 1.30pm
data-udi="umb://media/84c7b38bf689463380bb76a069bc299e" Relaxed Performance: Wed 12 October 2022 at 1.30pm

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Disney's The Lion King Programme Bundle

Souvenir Brochure and Programme Bundle

Lavish Souvenir Brochure filled with colour photographs & behind the scenes information plus Programme featuring cast & crew information and all show related information. Receive a FREE Southampton Tote Bag when purchased as a bundle with tickets.

Price: £14

Mayflower Theatre Trust are selling, as a disclosed agent, The Lion King Brochure and Souvenir Bundle on behalf of The Walt Disney Company Ltd.

Disney's The Lion King Ultimate Souvenir Bundle

Ultimate Souvenir Bundle

Exclusive Bundle with Tickets. Bundle includes Souvenir Brochure, Latte Mug, Keyring, Southampton Tote Bag & exclusive Lion King Southampton Poster.

Price: £25

Mayflower Theatre Trust are selling, as a disclosed agent, The Lion King Brochure and Souvenir Bundle on behalf of The Walt Disney Company Ltd.

Touch Tour

Tuesday 20 September 2022 | 5.30pm | Mayflower Theatre

We are pleased to announce there will be a 30 minute Touch Tour before the audio described performance of The Lion King. Touch Tours offer a hands-on tour of the set, props, costumes, characters and the visual style of the show, especially for visitors with visual impairments.

Touch Tours are free to all access members and companions and can be booked by phoning our Box Office on 02380 711811.