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15 Things We Love About The Lion King

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Lion King on the West End, Fionn Hargreaves explain why we love the musical, and why you should too:

 1) No one really understands the opening lyrics in the ‘Circle of Life’.

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 2) Although they pretend they do…

“Penguin llama, penguin and Obama”

3) It’s a thinly veiled adaptation of Hamlet…

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4) … and no one realizes until it’s explained to them

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5) There’s not a dry eye in the house when Mufasa dies

 

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6) Rafiki

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Is

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Amazing

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7) Cast members are always singing on public transport

Why are they never on the tube?

8) Lions get sexy and it isn’t that weird

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9) Timon and Pumba made eating grubs cool

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10) Hakuna Matata was the original YOLO

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11) The stage show set and costumes

They actually look like animals.

12) Zazu’s taste in music

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13) Elton John

Need we say any more?

14) Scar’s sass

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15) And by the end we all wanted Lion cubs as pets

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Let me take a selfie.

 

Lion King, we love you.

 

Featured Image Credit: The Lion King’s Taiwan staff

15 Things We Love About The Lion King Reviewed by on October 16, 2014 .

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of The Lion King on the West End, Fionn Hargreaves explain why we love the musical, and why you should too

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