Full cast announced for Elf the Musical & first look at rehearsals

The Cast in rehearsals for Elf The Musical. Credit Becky Lee (3)

The full cast for the London premiere of the smash hit musical Elf has been announced. The company is led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, with Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager. Also in the cast are Katie Bradley, Charlie Bull, Nicola Coates, Alex Fobbester, Anton Fosh, Charlotte Gale, Francis Haugen, Matt Holland, Tash Holway, Paul Hutton, Mark Iles, Ceili O’Connor, Debbie Paul, Joanna Rennie, Barnaby Thompson and Ed White. Harry Collett, Ilan Galkoff, Noah Key and Ewan Rutherford will alternate the role of Michael.Ben Forster and Kimberley Walsh in rehearsals for Elf The Musical. Credit Becky Lee

Elf will run at London’s Dominion Theatre for a strictly limited 10-week season from 24th October 2015 to 2nd January 2016. The Gala Opening Night held on Thursday 5th November will be in aid of Alzheimer’s Society.

Jennie Dale and Joe McGann in rehearsals for Elf The Musical. Credit Becky LeeBased on the beloved 2003 New Line Cinema hit starring Will Ferrell, Elf is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity, and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.Jessica Martin in rehearsals for Elf The Musical. Credit Becky Lee

Visit www.elfthemusical.co.uk to buy tickets, or click here to read my interview with star of the show Ben Forster.

Images: Becky Lee

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