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Information

For best availability, please check for mid-week performances.

In July 2023, this acclaimed production will return to Birmingham Hippodrome for a strictly limited season. Set against the majesty of the Serengeti to the evocative rhythms of Africa, THE LION KING tells the story of Simba’s epic journey to fulfil his destiny as King of the Pridelands.

Director Julie Taymor uses breathtaking theatrical magic to bring Disney’s beloved animated feature to life in a production which has thrilled over 110 million people around the world.

Book now to experience this theatrical phenomenon!

Running Time

Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes including an interval

Age guidance

6+, no under 3s admitted

Guests must be seated 5 minutes before the advertised start time.

This performance contains strobe lighting, theatrical smoke and haze.

Performances

Performances

Discounts & Concessions

CONCESSIONS

We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome.

FRIENDS

£3 off price band A-D Tue – Thu performances
(Limited availability) 

CLAIMANTS AND OVER 65s,

£3 off price band D-E Tue – Thu performances
(Limited availability) 

CONCESSIONS FOR PATRONS WITH DISABILITIES

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

CLICK HERE for more information on our Assisted Performances

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

The Circle Lounge

Our newly refurbished, stylish space is the perfect place for pre-show dining. Join us for Afternoon Tea or in the evening for a menu of sharing platters, small plates and sweet treats all inspired by the Mediterranean.

The Proscenium Lounge

Add some VIP sparkle to your Hippodrome experience with a Diamond or Champagne package in our luxurious lounge.

The Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open before the show and during the interval for hot and cold drinks, snacks or a quick and tasty bite to eat.

The Kiosks

You’ll find kiosks in the foyers selling a range of confectionery, Marshfield ice creams (which can also be pre-ordered) and chilled soft drinks as well as the current show programme.

Accessible Performances

We strive to provide access for all

For dates of audio-described, captioned, British Sign Language (BSL) interpreted or relaxed performances, please see below. These vary from show to show.

If you would like to book for any accessible performance, please make sure you are signed up to our access registration scheme here. Once registered, you will be able to books seats online, see only relevant seats and information based on your needs – plus choose any relevant discounts. If you would prefer not to book online, you can speak to our friendly access advisors on 0121 689 1060.

  • Audio Described: Sun 10 Sep, 2.30pm

Concessions for patrons with disabilities

£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.

Further information

Information about our access registration scheme here
About our accessible performances here
About our accessible facilities here
About our relaxed performances here

Merchandise
The Lion King Programme Bundle £16

Buy the official Lion King Souvenir Brochure and Programme along with a Tote Bag. The perfect accompaniment to The Lion King with beautiful production photographs, behind-the-scenes information, cast & crew biographies and all the information you will need about the production and the venue.

Venue collection only. A voucher will be attached to your tickets for redemption at any merchandise kiosk at Birmingham Hippodrome. *Programme artwork may vary.

BUY THE PROGRAMME BUNDLE HERE

The Lion King Souvenir Brochure £10

Beautiful photographs of the production and behind-the-scenes notes from the show’s creators.

Venue collection only. A voucher will be attached to your tickets for redemption at any merchandise kiosk at Birmingham Hippodrome.

BUY THE SOUVENIR BROCHURE HERE

The Lion King Souvenir Bundle £25

Buy the Lion King Souvenir Bundle and receive a Lion King Latte Mug, Simba Keyring, exclusive Show Poster* and Birmingham Tote Bag.

Venue collection only. A voucher will be attached to your tickets for redemption at any at any merchandise kiosk at Birmingham Hippodrome. *Poster artwork may vary.

BUY THE SOUVENIR BUNDLE HERE

The Lion King Show Programme £6

When the sun has set in the Pride Lands, make memories of your visit last by taking home a Birmingham Hippodrome show programme.

Venue collection only. A voucher will be attached to your tickets for redemption at any merchandise kiosk at Birmingham Hippodrome.

BUY THE PROGRAMME HERE

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