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Back To The Future: The Musical 2021 West End opening date confirmed

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Back To The Future: The Musical has been confirmed for a West End transfer this summer.

Based on the iconic 1985 film of the same name, the Back to the Future musical started performances at the Manchester Opera House last year.

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However performances, due to run until May 17, were cut short because of the ongoing theatre shutdown.

It’s now been revealed that the show will transfer to London’s Adelphi Theatre in the summer of 2021, beginning performances on 20 August 2021.

Tickets will go go on sale online soon.

Back to the Future follows Marty McFly who finds himself travelling back in time 30 years thanks to a time-traveling DeLorean created by Dr. Emmett “Doc” Brown.

Encountering young versions of his parents he must make sure that they fall in love or he’ll cease to exist, while also attempting to return to the present and save Doc’s life.

The cast will feature Olly Dobson in the role of Marty McFly, while Doc Brown is portrayed by Roger Bart.

They’ll be joined by Hugh Coles as George McFly, Rosanna Hyland as Lorraine Baines, Cedric Neal as Goldie Wilson, Aidan Cutler as Biff Tannen, Courtney-Mae Briggs as Jennifer Parker, Will Haswell as Dave McFly, Emma Lloyd as Linda McFly and Mark Oxtoby as Strickland.

Completing the cast are Rhianne Alleyne, Amy Barker, Matt Barrow, Joshua Clemetson, Jamal Crawford, Bessy Ewa, Ryan Heenan, Cameron McAllister, Alessia McDermott, Laura Mullowney, Nic Myers, Shane O’Riordan, Katharine Pearson, Oliver Tester and Justin Thomas.

The musical adaption is directed by Urinetown’s John Rando with a book by Bob Gale, writer and producer of the original film.

The score is made up of new music and lyrics by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard plus songs from the film.

Producer Colin Ingram said: “I’m delighted to announce today that our spectacular new musical theatre show Back To The Future will premiere in the West End on 20 August at the Adelphi Theatre. We look forward to welcoming our audience back to the theatre after so many months of being starved of live entertainment.”

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