Stage version of Lion King celebrates 5,000 performances
13 September 2011 Last updated at 10:11 BST
On Tuesday night the stage version of the Disney classic, The Lion King, celebrates its 5,000th stage performance in London's West End.
The cast includes singing lions, a dancing warthog and stampeding wildebeests.
The BBC's Sophie van Brugen has been backstage at the Lyceum Theatre on the Strand, to find out what has made the production such a success.