THE LION KING© Walt Disney Theatrical

In 1998 word went round that a new show was coming to town ‘The Lion King!’

Roger Wright auditioned to play the role of the adult Simba, for the original cast, which was to premiere in the ‘West end’ at the Lyceum theatre in London.

Nine auditions later Roger got the part, he played ‘Simba’ for three and a half years 1999-2003.