Age Recommendation: 5+
"Five stars for a sumptuous King and I. Book Now. It's a hit" - The Times
"Looks and sounds ravishing. Complete rapture" - The Telegraph
"We left the London Palladium on a bright cloud of music – joyous!" - Baz Bamigboye, Daily Mail
Due to phenomenal demand, the multi-award winning and critically acclaimed Lincoln Center Theater's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King And I has extended its engagement for a final three weeks to Saturday 29th September at London's iconic Palladium. This is the very last opportunity West End audiences will have to see the Broadway stars reprise their original roles on the London stage.
Five extra matinees on Thursdays (30th August, 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th September) have been added to the London Palladium performance schedule. This follows continued unprecedented demand for tickets, with early performances already sold out.
"It's truly majestic. With romance and warm humour, stunning costumes and a sublime set list, the slow-burning relationship between Anna (Kelli O'Hara) and the irrepressible king (Ken Watanabe) will bring tears to your eyes by the closing scene" - OK Magazine
"Kelli O'Hara does not just play Anna, she owns the part. Her voice is crystal, Julie Andrews perfect" - The Times
Making their West End debuts are the original Broadway stars; reprising her Tony Award-winning performance and 'Broadway musical's undisputed Queen' (The Sunday Times), Kelli O'Hara (Anna), Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The King), and reprising her Tony Award-winning performance, Ruthie Ann Miles (Lady Thiang). Joining the cast are West End star of Aladdin, Dean John-Wilson and Na-Young Jeon as the young lovers, Lun Tha and Tuptim.
Set in 1860s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.
With a superior score of treasured songs including; Whistle a Happy Tune, Getting to Know You, and Shall We Dance, and featuring a company of over 50 world-class performers, The King and I is a testament to the lavish heritage of gloriously romantic musical theatre.
The greatest musical from the golden age of musicals. A once in a life time opportunity – book now for performances to 29th September.
Evening Standard, The Independent, Daily Mirror, The Stage
Ken Watanabe "Thunderous charisma" - Evening Standard
"Without doubt the big, glitzy musical of the summer" - Metro
"This classic musical is bound to sell out fast" - Harper's Bazar
Accelerator Rate (20+) - Book and pay by 27th September 2018
Band A & B reduced to £42.50 or Band C & D reduced to £29.50 for Monday - Thursday evenings and Wednesday matinees for performances to 27th September 2018.
Band A reduced to £49.50, Band B reduced to £39.50 or Band C Grand Circle reduced to £35. Valid for Monday - Thursday evenings and Wednesday matinees.
Band A reduced to £55.00 for Friday evenings.
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All group and education rates and prices are strictly subject to availability and exclusions. Prices include Restoration Levy where applicable and booking fees may apply. Group rates are not valid on Premium seating. Rates and prices may be changed or withdrawn at any time.