The Lion King Comes to Bristol

The biggest stage musical ever to tour Britain has hit Bristol. For 11 weeks, The Lion King will tread the boards of The Hippodrome.

The Lion King preparations are underway

Preparations are now underway in Bristol in advance of the first performance of The Lion King at The Bristol Hippodrome in 4 weeks.

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The Lion King to finish record-breaking run this weekend

The Lion King Production Credit: PA

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.

Watch one of our reports of the cast preparing for their first Bristol performance:




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