TICKETS for The Lion King's hotly anticipated return to Southampton in 2020 go on general sale tomorrow morning.

Box office staff at Mayflower Theatre are expecting a busy day as website, phone and in person sales get under way at 10am.

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is a unique theatrical experience.

Brilliantly reimagined by acclaimed director Julie Taymor, the beloved animated film has been transformed into a spectacular stage production.

At its heart is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role as King of the Pridelands.

The Lion King will run from September 3 to October 10 next year.