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Back to the Future: The Musical Tickets

Charge up the DeLorean and travel back in time at this sci-fi musical.
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Production shot of Back to the Future in London, showing Celebratory Scene.
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Back to the Future: The Musical Tickets

About Back to the Future: The Musical

Grab your skateboard. Stock up on plutonium. Turn the ignition on your DeLorean. Back to the Future: The Musical tickets are available on London Theatre now.

Based on the iconic 1985 film starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, Back to the Future The Musical brings the beloved movie to the stage. Expect 1.21 gigawatts of music with the film’s popular hits like “The Power of Love" and “Johnny B. Goode,” as well as new songs like “This One’s for the Dreamers.”

It’s 1985. Marty McFly just wants to ride around town on his skateboard. When his friend and experimental scientist Dr. Emmett Brown reveals his latest invention, a time-travelling DeLorean, Marty finds himself caught in a high-speed chase that accidentally lands him back in 1955.

Once he’s there, he meets his high school-aged parents, but his meddling with time begins to threaten his own existence. Marty finds Doc Brown and together, they bend the rules of time to save each other. Can they reach 88 miles per hour?

Tim Lutkin’s futuristic lighting design, Chris Fisher’s state-of-the-art illusions and Finn Ross’s video design add to the stage magic. Watch Doc Brown climb up the clock tower in the thrilling final moments. If you’re lucky, you may even see the DeLorean in action. Don't miss Back to the Future in London.

Who wrote the Back to the Future musical?

The Back to the Future film screenwriters, Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis, who also directed the trilogy, co-created the musical. Gale contributed the show’s book alongside Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, who wrote original music and lyrics. John Rando directs the production, with choreography by Chris Bailey.

Tickets to Back to the Future The Musical are available now. Book your Back to the Future The Musical tickets on London Theatre today.

Run time

2hr 40min. Incl. 1 interval.

Start date

21st September, 2021

End date

22nd December, 2024

Age

Ages 6+. Anyone under the age of 16 has to be accompanied by an adult aged 18+. Under 4s will not be admitted.

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2K+ Reviews

Georgia M 2090

Georgia M 2090

7 Reviews | 3 Followers
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Must see, Intelligent, Great acting, Entertaining, Clever

See it if Fantastic show! If you love the movies you must see this! Fantastic writing, acting and special effects

Don’t see it if You don’t want to go back to the future

Kent 2

Kent 2

224 Reviews | 75 Followers
85
Clever, Ambitious, Entertaining, Great staging, Hilarious

See it if You think it’s impossible to make a terrific musical out of an 80’s comedy/sci-fi film. You may be pleasantly surprised.

Don’t see it if You never liked the movie in the first place or shy away from special effects on stage.

KristiMalin

KristiMalin

30 Reviews | 1 Followers
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Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Riveting, Absorbing

See it if If you love the film, very well done and 12/10

Don’t see it if Can’t think of a reason

Stacey M 2091

Stacey M 2091

10 Reviews | 0 Followers
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Epic, Funny, Fluffy, Entertaining

See it if You like the movie but are ok with some things being slightly different. You want singing and dancing You like a bit if slapstick

Don’t see it if You don’t like musicals You expect it to be the same as the movie Are serious

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Our Review

'Back to the Future' review - sci-fi and theatre blend to create genuine magic

4 of 5
07 Jan 2022, 13:44
​​Great Scott! Roger Bart, whose positive Covid test kept him from opening night earlier this month, is once again bringing his 1.21 gigawatts of zany energy to Doc Brown. I went back to Back to the Future to see Bart in action (<a...

Back to the Future: The Musical cast and creative team

By: Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Songs by: Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard
Director: John Rando
Producer: Colin Ingram
Cast list: Ben Joyce (as Marty McFly), Cory English (as Doc Brown), Sarah Goggin (as Lorraine Baines), Oliver Nicholas (as George McFly), Sophie Naglik (as Jennifer Parker), Jordan Pearson (as Biff Tannen), Lee Ormsby (as Strickland), Rhordi Watkins (as Dave McFly), Patricia Wilkins (as Linda McFly), Elliott Evans (as Marty alternate), Stephen Leask (as Doc alternate)
Design: Tim Hatley
Lighting: Tim Lutkin and Hugh Vanstone (consultant)
Costume: Tim Hatley
Choreography: Chris Bailey
Sound: Gareth Owen
Other info: Video design by Finn Ross, musical supervision and arrangements by Nick Finlow, illusions by Chris Fisher, orchestrations by Ethan Popp and Bryan Cook, dance arrangements by David Chase

Venue

409-412 Strand, London, United Kingdom, WC2R 0NS

Directions

Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Strand) 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 87, 91, 139, 176
Night bus numbers: (Strand) 23, 139, 176, N6, N9, N11, N13, N15, N21, N26, N44, N47, N87, N89, N91, N155, N343, N551
Car park: St Martin's Lane Hotel (4mins)
Directions from tube: (3mins) Head out onto the main road Strand. Cross the street where possible and go right (approx. 150 metres). The theatre is on your left.

More information about Back to the Future: The Musical

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Assisted Performances:
Relaxed Performance: Sunday 12 March 2023
Signed Performance: Sunday 2 April 2023
Audio Described Performance: Sunday 23 April 2023
Captioned Performance: Sunday 14 May 2023

Show schedule

Day of weekMatineeEvening
Monday-7:30 PM
Tuesday--
Wednesday-7:30 PM
Thursday2:30 PM7:30 PM
Friday-7:30 PM
Saturday2:30 PM7:30 PM
Sunday3:00 PM-

Frequently asked questions

What is Back to the Future: The Musical about?

Rev up your DeLorean! The Olivier-winning Best New Musical is roaring into the West End for a night you won’t forget. With spectacular effects and all the hit songs from the movie, you’ve never seen the classic story quite like this. Get your tickets to Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre today.

Where is Back to the Future: The Musical playing?

Back to the Future: The Musical is playing at Adelphi Theatre. The theatre is located in 409-412 Strand, London, WC2R 0NS.

How long is Back to the Future: The Musical?

The running time of Back to the Future: The Musical is 2hr 40min. Incl. 1 interval.

What's the age requirement for Back to the Future: The Musical?

The recommended age for Back to the Future: The Musical is Ages 6+. Anyone under the age of 16 has to be accompanied by an adult aged 18+. Under 4s will not be admitted..

How do you book tickets for Back to the Future: The Musical?

Book tickets for Back to the Future: The Musical on London Theatre.

How much do tickets cost for Back to the Future: The Musical?

Tickets for Back to the Future: The Musical start at £25.

What are the songs in Back to the Future?

Back to the Future features the iconic songs from the movie, “The Power of Love” and “Johnny B. Goode,” as well as original songs written for the stage adaptation. Read our complete guide to the songs in Back to the Future.

Who wrote Back to the Future?

The book for Back to the Future: The Musical was written by Bob Gale, who also co-wrote the original Back to the Future film trilogy with Robert Zemeckis. Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard composed the musical's music and lyrics.

Who directed Back to the Future?

John Rando directed Back to the Future: The Musical. The Tony Award-winning director, known for his work on A Christmas Story and Urinetown, brought the classic movie Back to the Future to life on stage, blending elements of the beloved film with musical numbers.

Is Back to the Future appropriate for kids?

All ages can enjoy the show, but it is most suitable for an audience aged 6 and up. Under 4s will not be permitted into the auditorium.

Is Back to the Future good?

Back to the Future brings iconic moments from the movie to life on stage, with all the characters you know and love, and the famous DeLorean. Read our four-star review for Back to the Future.

Who plays Doc Brown in Back to the Future: The Musical?

Doc Brown is currently being portrayed by Cory English (Sleepless The Musical, Young Frankenstein, She Loves Me, Urinetown).

Who plays Marty McFly in Back to the Future: The Musical?

Ben Joyce (Jersey Boys) currently plays Marty McFly.

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