The Lion King to return to Mayflower Theatre

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Published at 9:40am 12th September 2019.

The iconic musical is returning to Southampton in 2020.

Disney's The Lion King was seen by over 140,00 people when it visited Southampton in 2014 and will return for five weeks next year.

The show, which recently celebrated 20 years in the West End will run at the Mayflower from Thursday 3 September - Saturday 10 October 2020. 

Tickets go on sale next month. 

  • Mayflower Theatre Executive Members will be able to purchase tickets from 10am on Friday 4 October 2019.
  • Friends Members and groups can buy tickets from 10am on Monday 7 October 2019.
  • The official Mayflower Theatre priority on sale opens at 10am on Tuesday 8 October 2019. 

The priority sale is online only and sign up is required


Tickets will be going on general sale from 10am on Wednesday 9 October 2019, with demand expected to be huge. 

Tickets can be purchased by visiting or

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The Lion King will roar back into Southampton next year!


The Lion King will also be presented as a dedicated Relaxed Performance on Wednesday 7 October 2020 at 1.30pm. 

The Lion King is committed to creating a friendly and inclusive audience experience.

Having now hosted five Autism-Friendly performances in London, the landmark musical is delighted to be presenting a Relaxed Performance in each city it visits on the tour. 

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'The Embrace'- Nick Afoa as Simba, Janique Charles as Nala.
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