The Lion King will be opening at The Bristol Hippodrome theatre as the very first stop on its UK tour this year.
Disney have spent four years planning the new touring production of the show, which has been seen by more than 65 million people worldwide.
The show will preview in the city from Friday 31 August, officially open on Thursday 06 September and run for 11 weeks.
Tickets go on general sale in Bristol on Wednesday 22 February 2012.
They will be available to buy in person at the Box Office from 8.30am
Or via the internet & telephone bookings line from 10am
The Lion King hotline – 0844 871 3033
Website – www.thelionking.co.uk