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Disney's The Lion King announces next dedicated Relaxed Performance

Disney's The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Photo by Catherine Ashmore.

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DISNEY’S hit West End musical The Lion King has announced that it will hold a dedicated Relaxed Performance on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1:30pm. Tickets are now on sale.

Disney’s The Lion King is committed to creating a friendly and inclusive audience experience at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Having hosted its fifth Autism-Friendly Performance in London in June 2018, the landmark musical is delighted to be presenting a Relaxed Performance for 2019.

Relaxed performances are specially adapted to be accessible to a wide range of audiences such as those with autism, those with a learning disability or anyone with a sensory predisposition, with extra trained staff on hand and dedicated quiet areas inside the theatre should anyone need to leave their seat.

All patrons who feel this performance might suit their specific needs are warmly encouraged to attend.

Audience members can find out more information and purchase tickets at Tickets are sold at a specially reduced rate and can be selected on a virtual map of the auditorium.

The Lion King is now in its 19th triumphant year at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Since the UK premiere in London on Tuesday, October 19, 1999, it has entertained over 15 million theatregoers and remains the West End’s best-selling stage production. It is currently the sixth longest-running West End musical of all time.

The Lion King plays Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm with matinee performances on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm. For more information or to book tickets, call the box office on 0844 871 3000 or visit

Image: Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, London. Photo by Catherine Ashmore.