The biggest stage musical ever to tour Britain has hit Bristol. For 11 weeks, The Lion King will tread the boards of The Hippodrome.
Preparations are now underway in Bristol in advance of the first performance of The Lion King at The Bristol Hippodrome in 4 weeks.
Rehearsals for Disney's The Lion King have begun in Bristol.
Disney’s The Lion King will complete its record-breaking run at The Bristol Hippodrome on Saturday, having generated over £6 million for the local economy.
The award-winning musical, which began on Friday 31 August, will close at the theatre on Saturday 17 November having played to over 165,000 people at 88 performances.
The Lion King hits Bristol's tonight for an 11-week run. We went to see some of the rehearsals and found out what happens behind-the-scenes.
The Lion King musical is coming to our region. Bristol will be the first city the show visits as it begins a nationwide tour. Cordelia Lynch reports.