Sunday, 15 January 2017

A Trip To The Theatre | The Lion King

I'm really starting to love this little theatre series I've got going on on this blog.
Last year I did two posts on my trips to the theatre, one being Les Miserables, the other Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and now it's time for another! Myself and my beautiful friend Tegan, who you can see in the pictures above, decided that for each of our birthdays we would buy each other a ticket to travel down to London and go and see The Lion King! Those that know me know that I have always had a slight obsession with Africa. I mentioned in my first ever post on this blog that it's my absolute favourite place and number 1 on my bucket list to visit. I just love everything about it, the scenery, the animals, the music, the fashion, it's just wonderful. I knew that I was going to love seeing The Lion King but I didn't quite realise the impact it would have on me!

We got the train down to London around 10am, chatting and getting ourselves excited for the show in the afternoon. We arrived around half past 12 and after a quick walk through Covent Garden and bite to eat, it was time to find our seats in the theatre! Firstly, the Lyceum Theatre is absolutely stunning. Pretty much every theatre I've ever been in is gorgeous but I still sit in awe at the detail of the interior every time I'm in a new one. We were so lucky and managed to book ourselves front row dress circle seats so the view was absolutely spectacular. 
I honestly don't know where to start with describing the show. Let's put it this way, I saw the show on Wednesday, it's now Sunday and I'm still thinking about it. It was absolutely phenomenal! I won't say certain things because I don't want to spoilt any surprises for anyone planning to see it in the future, but holy moly, it was incredible. The music gave me goosebumps from start to finish and I was so close to tears more than once throughout the show! I absolutely loved how authentic everything was and how you were completely immersed in the African culture. Tegan is quite the fashion enthusiast and so she absolutely adored the costumes. I think the minute we left the theatre she was researching the costume designer! 
Every single performer in that show was absolutely incredibly. Their voices added to the goosebumps I was already feeling from the music, it was just goosebump central from start to finish! I loved every single one of them but I have to mention the woman who played Rafiki. Oh my bloomin' goodness that woman! She was unbelievable. There's no other word for it. She was hilarious, emotional, intense and her singing literally had the theatre in awe. Can you tell I enjoyed this show?!

As soon as we came out of that theatre, we were desperate to go back in and see it again in the evening show! I'm hoping that it goes on tour again soon and I'll be able to see it in Manchester but if not I'll definitely be making plans to get back down to London and see it again as soon as I can! 

Have you seen The Lion King? Is it something you'd want to see?
xxx

INSTAGRAM | BLOGLOVIN' | TWITTER
SHARE:

20 comments

  1. This sounds like such a wonderful experience. I've never been to the theatre before but I so badly want to go!

    Renee | Life After Lux

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It was incredible! I hope you manage to go, you'll love it! :) xxx

      Delete
  2. I'm so glad to hear you got to see The Lion King - it sounds like a wonderful day with your friend! I was lucky enough to go in 2014 when it was touring Australia and it was so so incredible, I loved every second.

    tynnikablogs.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It's amazing isn't it?! I think a lot of the cast that are currently in the London show were originally in the Australian cast! I'm desperate to go back xxx

      Delete
  3. The opening scene!!!! OMG. So amazing isn't it. I just can't believe how creative people are in making up the costumes and animals through dancers.

    Megan
    Denton & Lou 

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I know! I honestly can't stop thinking about it, it was so incredible from start to finish! xxx

      Delete
  4. I went last year and it was incredible!
    I saw the evening show and after we left we could hear music in the street and the whole cast put on another show in the middle of the road, it was amazing!

    Danielle xx
    http://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Oh my gosh that sounds incredible!! I'm very jealous but very happy that you got to experience something like that! I'm desperate to go again! xxx

      Delete
  5. I can't help but feel a little jealous. That sounds like a really awesome trip and treat for both of you! Theater is just so so so magical.

    annescribblesanddoodles.blogspot.com | Bloglovin' | Instagram

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Aw that wasn't my intention! It really is I love it so much, I'm desperate to see more shows! xxx

      Delete
  6. Sounds really fantastic! I love going to the theatre.
    Btw. beautiful architecture and Venchi - my favorite gelato!:)

    jointyicroissanty

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It's wonderful isn't it! Thank you, London was so lovely to photograph! xxx

      Delete
  7. Lion King was definitely the best theatre production I've been to! I loved it! Looks like you had a fantastic day out :)

    Kendz.
    www.likemardons.co.uk

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It's definitely creeping it's way up to being my favourite! It really was :) xxx

      Delete
  8. Beautiful photos! Looks like an amazing time!! <3


    http://www.emma-marie.com

    ReplyDelete
  9. I really really really want to go and see The Lion King! Heard such amazing things and now reading this just made me want to go even more! Great photos too of the stage.

    Matt / www.theguyontrend.co.uk

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks! It is absolutely incredible, I've got my fingers crossed for you that you manage to go and see it! xxx

      Delete
  10. This sounds amazing. I've wanted to see The Lion King for the longest time... I'm definitely going to have to look into going. I'm glad you had a great time!

    Imogen | http://imogenchetal.blogspot.co.uk/?m=1

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you, it's incredible! I hope you manage to go! :) xxx

      Delete

MINIMAL BLOGGER TEMPLATES BY pipdig