Lyceum Theatre

Capacity: 2,100

Currently home to: The Lion King

The origins of the Lyceum theatre date back to 1765. It was managed by Samuel Arnold from 1794 to 1809 when the building hosted a variety of entertainments including a circus, a chapel, and the first London exhibition of waxworks displayed by Madame Tussaud. From 1816 to 1830, it served as The English Opera House and after a fire was rebuilt, reopening in 1834.

Find out more about the West End production of The Lion King, currently playing at London’s Lyceum Theatre