The Lion (London)
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The Lion (London)

The Lion (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(5 Ratings)
Members say
Absorbing, Great singing, Resonant, Must see, Delightful

About the Show

An autobiographical one-man show about love, resilience and loss told through folk music. 

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Show-Score Member Reviews (5)

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132 Reviews | 13 Followers
Resonant, Masterful, Absorbing, Great singing, Great staging

See it if You’re into a difficult event in a life story told through song and exquisite guitar playing. 75 minutes well spent

Don't see it if You don’t want a musical telling a poignant story.

117 Reviews | 11 Followers
Resonant, Profound, Great singing, Absorbing, Delightful

See it if A wonderful one man show, with great singing and very engaging

Don't see it if Quite a personal and up close theatrical experience.

7 Reviews | 2 Followers
Life-affirming, Must see, Great acting, Great singing, Absorbing

See it if you want to be captivated by Max Alexander-Taylor's phenomenal performance of Benjamin Scheuer's outstanding autobiographical musical.

Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows.

2 Reviews | 0 Followers
Bright, Beautiful, Entertaining, Delightful, Enchanting

See it if Amazing costume, beautiful music!

Don't see it if Very expensive.

9 Reviews | 0 Followers
Must see, Thought-provoking, Riveting, Resonant, Absorbing

See it if You want to see the greatest guitar playing you'll ever witness, and an intimate and powerful story of the life of an ordinary man like you

Don't see it if You want to see a big spectacle, or you don't want to feel emotions during a show Read more

Critic Reviews (2)

June 1st, 2022

This is an incredibly life-affirming theatrical experience. I suspect that, when word spreads, this will become a very hot ticket all over again … it's a little masterpiece.
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The Stage (UK)
June 1st, 2022

This production ... belongs totally to Alexander-Taylor, who takes the deeply personal storyline and makes it his own. Sean Daniels [and] ... Alex Stenhouse ... [forge] a seamless collaboration capturing the immediacy of the story.
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