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The Lion King – Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Music: Elton John, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and others Lyrics: Tim Rice and others Book: Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi Director: Julie Taymor Choreographer: Garth Fagan Musical Director: Jonathan Gill Reviewer: Audrey Pointer The Lion King is a massive theatrical blockbuster born from a collaboration between showbiz heavyweights Tim Rice and Elton John and includes the Oscar-winning song ‘Can You ...

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The Lion King – Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh

Book: Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Julie Taymor Reviewer: Mark McCulloch [Rating:5] Adored the world over, The Lion King has taken over Edinburgh’s Playhouse as part of a two and half year tour, amassing a fleet of 23 trucks to transport the set, puppets and costumes around the UK and Ireland. The story ...

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The Lion King – Birmingham Hippodrome

Book: Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi Music: Elton John Lyrics: Tim Rice Director: Julie Taymor Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:5] When Disney’s film The Lion King was released in 1994, it was the first full length animated film they had produced that was a totally original story, although it doffs its cap to the biblical stories of Moses and Joseph and ...

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