Matthew Wolfenden and Tom Chambers to star in 'Elf the Musical'

The festive family favourite, based on the popular 2003 film of the same name, will return to the Dominion Theatre for a limited engagement this winter.

Kate Riley
Kate Riley

It's time to spread the Christmas cheer because Elf the Musical have found their Buddy the Elf. Book Elf the Musical tickets on London Theatre.

Emmerdale star Matthew Wolfenden will return to the stage as Buddy the Elf, with Tom Chambers reprising his role of Walter Hobbs.

The duo will be joined by the previously announced Georgina Castle as Jovie, Rebecca Lock as Emily Hobbs, Nicholas Pound as Santa, Kim Ismay as Debs and Dermot Canavan as Store Manager.

Completing the cast are Rhys Batten (The SpongeBob Musical), Evonnee Bentley-Holder (Aint Too Proud), Marie Finlayson (TINA - The Tina Turner Musical), Aimée Fisher (Groundhog Day), Farirayi Garaba (The SpongeBob Musical), Alex Given (The Book of Mormon, West End), Morgan Gregory (Newsies), Samuel John-Humphreys (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Keir Hylands (Frozeng), Dominic Lamb (Legally Blonde), Ellis Linford-Pill (We Will Rock You), Theo Reece (The SpongeBob Musical), Chloe Saunders (Grease), Heather Scott-Martin (Singin' in the Rain), Jessica Spalis (MAMMA MIA! The Party), Katie Warsop (Annie) and Natalie Woods (Wind in the Willows).

Elf follows a human raised by Santa's elves in the North Pole who journeys to New York City to meet his biological father, spreading Christmas cheer along the way.

Philip Wm. McKinley returns to direct once again, with choreography by Liam Steel, set and costume design by Tim Goodchild, lighting design by Patrick Woodroffe, sound design by Gareth Owen and video design by Ian William Galloway.

Elf the Musical will be at the Dominion Theatre from 15 November 2023 to 6 January 2024.

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Photo credit: Matthew Wolfenden and Tom Chambers (Photos courtesy of production).

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