Back to the Future

Back to the Future: The Musical celebrated its 1000th performance in the West End last night and is booking until December 2024.

The musical is based on the 1985 film and opened in London back in 2021. Back to the Future follows the story of Marty McFly, a rock ‘n’ roll teenager who is accidentally transported back to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean invented by Dr Emmett Brown. Before he can safely travel back to his time, he must make sure his teenage parents fall in love to save his own existence. Can he fix the present, escape the past and send himself… back to the future.

Back to the Future musical tickets are on sale now.

Back to the Future: The Musical features a book by Bob Gale and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning Alan Silvestri and six-time Grammy winner Glen Ballard. The musical also includes additional songs from the film such as ‘The Power of Love’ and ‘Johnny B. Goode’.

The current cast of the show includes Cory English as ‘Doctor Emmett Brown’ and Ben Joyce as ‘Marty McFly’, with Sarah Goggin as ‘Lorraine Baines’, Oliver Nicholas as ‘George McFly’, Jay Perry as ‘Goldie Wilson’, Jordan Pearson as ‘Biff Tannen’, Sophie Naglik as ‘Jennifer Parker’, Lee Ormsby as ‘Strickland’, Rhodri Watkins as ‘Dave McFly’, Patricia Wilkins as ‘Linda McFly’, Elliott Evans as Alternate ‘Marty McFly’ and Stephen Leask as Alternate ‘Doctor Emmett Brown’. Also in the cast are Ella Beaumont, Alexander Day, Reece Darlington-Delaire, Sia Dauda, Dylan Gordon-Jones, Helen Gulston, Matthew Ives, Connor Lewis, Adam Margilewski, Bryan Mottram, Laura Mullowney, Anna Murray, Samuel Nicholas, Louis Quinn, Zachkiel Smith, Grace Swaby-Moore, Georgia Tapp, Emily Woodford and Alexandra Wright.

The original movie the musical is based on and its two sequels were huge box office successes, taking in over $936 million at the box office. Workshops for the musical originally took place in London in the July of 2014 and then the following month in Los Angeles. The intention was to open the show in the West End in 2015, aligning with the 30th anniversary of the film. However, there was a delay in production and the show began previews in Manchester on 20th February 2020. The production played at the Manchester Opera House, directed by John Rando with choreography by Chris Bailey. Only a few days after the show’s official opening the show closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Back to the Future then transferred to the West End’s Adelphi Theatre in September 2021 with the same cast and creative team. The production was nominated for 7 Olivier Awards that year, including ‘Best New Musical’, which it went on to win. The musical then opened on Broadway in June 2023.

Back to the Future is the perfect musical for all the family to enjoy with brilliant special effects, catchy tunes and colourful costumes. When this baby hits 88mph you’re going to see some serious… entertainment.

Book your Back to the Future musical theatre tickets now online via the LSBO website or visit our box office in Leicester Square. Now playing at the Adelphi Theatre.

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