Adelphi Theatre

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Back to The Future the Musical

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4.8/5 - based on 99 reviews
  • Booking until: Sunday, 23 October 2022
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About Back to The Future the Musical

Performance Times
  • Booking until: Sunday, 23 October 2022
Mon - 19:30
Tue - -
Wed 14:30 19:30
Thu - 19:30
Fri - 19:30
Sat 14:30 19:30
Sun 15:00 -

Back to The Future the Musical description

You remember the Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment film, Back to the Future? Now it's been made into a brand new stage musical with a book by Bob Gale and fresh new show tunes by the Emmy and Grammy Award-winning Alan Silvestri, plus the six-time Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard. As if that wasn't brilliant enough, there are extra tunes from the movie itself, including of course The Power of Love.

Direction comes from the Tony-winning director John Rando, who blew audiences away with Urinetown and On The Town. And a dazzlingly good award winning design team is responsible for the look and feel of the new show, including sets and costumes by Tim Hatley, lighting by Hugh Vanstone, sound from Gareth Owen and video from Finn Ross. The choreography comes from Chris Bailey, and you'll love the clever optical illusions from Paul Kieve.

So who stars in this very special new production? You've got Olly Dobson playing Marty McFly, an actor who has thrilled us with his West End work in Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, and of course Matilda. The rest of the cast, for now, is under wraps.

The 1985 film starred Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as the eccentric Dr Emmett Brown. The original film earned a whopping £279 million worldwide and all three movies in the series managed to coin an absolutely awe-inspiring amount in total. This is an incredibly popular story.

Just in case you're new to it, here's the plot. When teenager Marty McFly gets accidentally transported back to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean car made by his crazy inventor friend, Dr Emmett Brown, he ends up having to make sure his own parents fall in love at high school, to save his own existence.

By all accounts everyone involved in the original movies is really excited about the new show. As the Producer Colin Ingram said, “This show has been six years in the making and we are delighted to be showing it to the people of Manchester first before the rest of the world gets to see it. As I did with Ghost – The Musical, Manchester gets it first, so synchronize your watches because, when this musical hits 88 mph, you’re going to see some serious…entertainment!”

Who is this show for?
This show is perfect for people aged eleven or more.

Important Information

Although there will be no formal COVID certification system in place in relation to your particular performance, for the comfort and reassurance of all our guests we kindly request that all audience members over the age of 11 years take a COVID test within 48 hours of their visit to the theatre.

This request does not apply to guests who have chosen to obtain a Domestic COVID-PASS from the NHS App or website (or national and international equivalents) which demonstrates double vaccination plus 14 days, or a negative test taken within 48 hours, or natural immunity.  Please bring your negative test result or COVID-PASS to the theatre with you.

Next Performances for Back to The Future the Musical at the Adelphi Theatre

today20th May 2022 7:30pm
tomorrow21st May 2022 2:30pm
tomorrow21st May 2022 7:30pm
Sunday22nd May 2022 3:00pm
Monday23rd May 2022 7:30pm
Wednesday25th May 2022 2:30pm

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Back to The Future the Musical reviews

4.8 out of 5 based on 99 reviews

What to expect:

Acting
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Recommended for:

Anyone (88%)
Families (94%)
Teenagers (93%)
Couples (95%)
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Latest customer reviews
Elizabeth

Loads of Energy in the Show, storytelling sets the show up for a high Energy second half. Lighting effects were great. Really enjoyed the show.

Reviewed on 16 May 2022 by , Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom

Mark
Amazing! You need to see it 👌

Everything about it was amazing, I don't know where to start... just go and see it, you won't be disappointed.

Reviewed on 12 May 2022 by , Bristol, United Kingdom

Lynsey
A must see!!

Absolutely amazing! Everyone was extremely talented and the effects were incredible. I would definitely go and see again.

Reviewed on 07 May 2022 by , Eastbourne, United Kingdom

Marco
A pleasure to wach

Reviewed on 06 May 2022 by , Siebnen, Switzerland

Astrid
impressive lighting and cool decors

Reviewed on 04 May 2022 by , Amersfoort, Netherlands

bjorn
Great special effects! A lot of humor!

Reviewed on 29 April 2022 by , Oisterwijk, Netherlands

Sayla
Absolute Must See - So Much Fun!

A rollicking great fun show for all ages - highly recommend!

Reviewed on 28 April 2022 by , Norwood, Australia

danny
Great fun

Lots of humour if you know the film well. Great acting and the characters voices were uncannily like the film.

Reviewed on 25 April 2022 by , Barrow-in-furness, United Kingdom

Paul
Fantastic show

Music, comedy and production were all just wonderful. One of the best shows I have seen.

Reviewed on 20 April 2022 by , Cronulla, Australia

Angela
Nostalgic

Reviewed on 07 April 2022 by , Hamilton, United Kingdom

Barbara
Absolutely brilliant!

Think this could be the best show I’ve ever seen and I’m 72! Went with daughter and 12 year old twin grandsons and we all thought fantastic being from different age groups

Reviewed on 05 April 2022 by , Formby, United Kingdom

Faye
Amazing. Loved it!!!

Reviewed on 05 April 2022 by , Leven, United Kingdom

Neville
Amazing technology

The show was fabulous, great acting, singing snd dancing. The technology was exceptional. It really is well worth seeing.

Reviewed on 04 April 2022 by , Preston, United Kingdom

liad
nice show, don't expect fitting the original movie. but overall very nice

nice music show customes and general design and atmosphere. not equates the original story but nice and full with humor.

Reviewed on 28 March 2022 by , Hadera, Israel

Zbigniew
Excellent show, not just for those who loved the film

Excellent set & effects

Reviewed on 28 March 2022 by , Janowiec, Poland

Michael
Wow!!!!

Best show ever - and I mean ever!! And I’ve never seen the film!!!

Reviewed on 26 March 2022 by , Prenton, United Kingdom

Yvette
Great special effects let down by mediocre music

I'm afraid I was underwhelmed by this production, mainly due to the music. On a personal note I found "Marty's" singing incompressible and much of the music I knew out of tune, indeed "The Power of Love" was painful to my ears!

Reviewed on 25 March 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

Ofir
Great show. Recommended

Reviewed on 21 March 2022 by , Yavne, Israel

Carolynn
A blast from the past

I got tickets for my daughters birthday, she grew up on ”Back to the future”. I was not expecting to like the show as much as I did, it was excellent and held my attention from start to finish. There was not one part of the show that dipped and George Mc fly was simply hilarious. Well done to all the cast, they all sang and danced their hearts out. The effects were amazing, All in all great night out.

Reviewed on 21 March 2022 by , Paignton, United Kingdom

Anita
Amazing show - I got to meet Roger Bart afterwards!!!

The show was fantastic from start to end. The special effects were amazing!! I went around to the stage door after and got to meet Roger Bart - he was so so lovely, he chatted to me for a few minutes and let me take some photos with him. I can’t believe how friendly he was, a true gentleman. I’m mostly a fan of his from Desperate Housewives!! It’s an experience I’ll never forget. Thank you Roger!!

Reviewed on 21 March 2022 by , Mullingar, Ireland

Stuart
Amazing go see it. Not seen the movie? Doesn't matter go see it x

Reviewed on 20 March 2022 by , Folkestone, United Kingdom

Janet
A fantastic show .

Fantastic show . Everything was brilliant.the special effects with the car was amazing

Reviewed on 14 March 2022 by , Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

matthew
Best I’ve ever seen

Amazing show . Second time for me and will see again !

Reviewed on 05 March 2022 by , Rotherham, United Kingdom

Matthew
The car is the star

Reviewed on 05 March 2022 by , B-o-s, United Kingdom

colin
it as fantastic

Reviewed on 03 March 2022 by , Cardiff, United Kingdom

Carl
A great evenings entertainment!

Loved the film so was looking forward to seeing the show - wasn't expecting to enjoy it as much as I did. Great show, funny, engaging and fantastic sets

Reviewed on 28 February 2022 by , West Sussex, United Kingdom

Susan
FABULOUS!!!!!!!!

Back to the future fans - what a treat!! Fantastic effects and Doc was superb!!!!!!

Reviewed on 23 February 2022 by , Shanklin, United Kingdom

Jill
Great stage, set & design

Fab music, outfits and storyline. Particularly loved George McFly, fab bit of acting!! Loved the car, grt surprise at the end! Well done to all the cast

Reviewed on 19 February 2022 by , Essex, United Kingdom

Saeed
Great lighting and effects. Nostalgic vibe of the movie did it for me! Would defo recommend to all 70/80’s kids.

Reviewed on 14 February 2022 by , Manchester, United Kingdom

Jen
Bloody Awesome!

Reviewed on 12 February 2022 by , Gloucester, United Kingdom

Jenny
Must see

Excellent from beginning to end, funny and made story exciting. Amazing effects, especially the car at the end!

Reviewed on 10 February 2022 by , Salisbury, United Kingdom

Suzanne
Extortionate amount of money for these seats

Loved the show but these tickets were so expensive. It wasn’t clear when buying them that the price was per seat although it showed all 3 seat numbers. Very misleading, and stupidly I didn’t look at the total when paying, as presumed it was the price advertised. So annoyed with myself and disappointed that they can charge this amount. Money I couldn’t really afford. Buy from another vendor!!

Reviewed on 22 January 2022 by , Yateley, United Kingdom

SARAH
Outstanding

Reviewed on 19 January 2022 by , Hinckley, United Kingdom

Lynsey
Fantastic & Awesome!

One of the best theatre productions I’ve ever seen ,it was so much fun & the characters were so familiar to the movie,my particular fave was George McFlys character on stage ,I loved the lighting and special effects & just the added humour throughout.fab!

Reviewed on 14 January 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

Janice
Fabulous trip in a Delorian

We had dress circle seats on the recommendation of someone who had seen the show, these provided a fabulous view of the final scenes. Thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish.

Reviewed on 09 January 2022 by , Maidstone, United Kingdom

Lisa
Amazing special effects, lots of action and thrills - a must watch!

Reviewed on 08 January 2022 by , Alfreton, United Kingdom

Clare
Fabulous!

Reviewed on 05 January 2022 by , Belper, United Kingdom

Stephen
Great show

Reviewed on 02 January 2022 by , Emsworth, United Kingdom

Michelle
Awesome!!

Fantastic show. Lively, funny, entertaining and amazing effects.

Reviewed on 29 December 2021 by , Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Chris
Disappointed show was canceled

How dare dare you ask how show was when I bought tickets for my wife’s 40th birthday and traveled to London to find show was canceled and you didn’t bother send us a email or any form of notification to let us know and to top it your asking me how show was. Pathetic

Reviewed on 28 December 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

John
Fun show for all the family

Wasn’t sure how this would cross from film to stage but the special effects were superb . Fun energetic show . Thoroughly enjoyed it .

Reviewed on 19 December 2021 by , Lincoln, United Kingdom

kirsteen
Fab show

Fab show, great feel good factor 😃

Reviewed on 18 December 2021 by , Inverness, United Kingdom

karen
Amazing BTTF

I could not believe how good this show was , the actors were out of this world and the stage scenery & special effects left you speechless , you will not be disappointed I want to go again already x

Reviewed on 18 December 2021 by , Erith, United Kingdom

Marianna
Great all round production - lighting/sound Amazing!

Reviewed on 16 December 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

Darren
Great Family show!

I guess it helps if you are fan of the films, but you do not need to be to enjoy this Fantastic show.

Reviewed on 16 December 2021 by , Fareham, United Kingdom

Stephen
Exceptional

A show leaving you wanting to go back for more at some time in the future!

Reviewed on 13 December 2021 by , Coventry, United Kingdom

Fern
Amazing show

Amazing cast, great music, fantastic atmosphere with out of this world special effects!

Reviewed on 10 December 2021 by , Caerphilly, United Kingdom

Afra
fantastic

Reviewed on 06 December 2021 by , Girona, United Kingdom

roy
AMAZING!

I've never seen such a great combination of pyrotechnics, in a musical. Outstanding acting, songs, dancing and story. It was great fun for the family. Easy 5 stars!

Reviewed on 03 December 2021 by , Beit Arye, United Kingdom

Simon
Great for all ages!

Reviewed on 29 November 2021 by , Chester-le-street, United Kingdom

alan
Brilliant

If you know and liked the film you will love the show

Reviewed on 28 November 2021 by , Colchester, United Kingdom

Raffaela
Is like you are insidie de movie again !

Effects are breathtaking! Sometimes you will have the feeling you are watching the movie, the acting and the dancers are great!

Reviewed on 28 November 2021 by , Aubervilliers, France

Hong
Music

Reviewed on 26 November 2021 by , Geneva, Switzerland

Roy
A Timeless musical.

I wasn't sure how this would transfer from film to a theatre stage, but this was a brilliant show with a slightly different story line that did the film justice. The sets were fantastic and the story flowed. The original songs brought the story together and it was such a wonderful experience. A MUST see for every BTTF fan.

Reviewed on 14 November 2021 by , Feltham, United Kingdom

Tara
unforgettable

Reviewed on 13 November 2021 by , Belfast, United Kingdom

Karen
Best Theatre experience EVER!!

Absolutely amazing ! Likeness to Marty and Doc uncanny .. even voices were perfect .. can’t rave about it enough. Seen it twice now and would happily go again ..and again !!

Reviewed on 13 November 2021 by , Barrow In Furness, United Kingdom

Debora
Amazing

The show was amazing and surprising.

Reviewed on 13 November 2021 by , Perugia, Italy

Frank
It was ok

Reviewed on 11 November 2021 by , Berlin, Germany

Abigail
Absolute must see

Jaw dropping start to finish!!!!!!

Reviewed on 10 November 2021 by , Littleborough, United Kingdom

Clare
The best theatre show I’ve ever seen

I took my 13 year old daughter to the show, and for myself and her we both said it was the best we had ever seen. The stage effects, the car the characters were amazing !!!! I’d watch it again !!!

Reviewed on 08 November 2021 by , Margate, United Kingdom

Sarah
Brilliant

Absolutley loved it everyone so good in it affects fab

Reviewed on 08 November 2021 by , Hinckley, United Kingdom

silvia
Amazing experience

Reviewed on 08 November 2021 by , Madrid, Spain

Claudia
Lightning great!

Reviewed on 06 November 2021 by , Godbrange, Luxembourg

Marie Claire
It was awesome !

Reviewed on 06 November 2021 by , Bourg La Reine, France

Simon
Fantastic

Cannot believe what they achieved on stage, amazing.

Reviewed on 30 October 2021 by , Felixstowe, United Kingdom

Johannes
A must see!

Reviewed on 29 October 2021 by , Bussy-saint-georges, France

Heather
It is your ‘density’ to see this brilliant show!

Stunning special effects throughout with excellent an excellent, central view from our stalls seats.

Reviewed on 29 October 2021 by , Whitstable, United Kingdom

Dj
Takes you right back in time!

If u liked the movie u will surely love this

Reviewed on 15 October 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

Juanita
Futuristic

Great show and great special effects. Their only fault is they don’t quite follow the original story line.

Reviewed on 11 October 2021 by , Reading, United Kingdom

Richard
Surprisingly FANTASTIC

The second half is exceptional - quite brilliant. An uplifting experience.

Reviewed on 07 October 2021 by , Upton Bishop, United Kingdom

Paraic
fun upbeat show

Recommended for those who remember the film. You wont be disappointed. Fun innovative and nostalgic

Reviewed on 02 October 2021 by , Ashbourne, Ireland

martin
Great show

If you like the films you’ll love the show. Plenty of iconic moments.

Reviewed on 30 September 2021 by , Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

AnnaMaria
Wonderful

Perfect…

Reviewed on 30 September 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

Donald
Why is this a musical?

They just bolted on music to a good story. It wasn’t very good and was just a distraction. The production values with the scenery and especially the DeLorean was excellent

Reviewed on 29 September 2021 by , Sarasota, United States Of America

Teresa
Brilliant entertainment and terrific effects

Reviewed on 27 September 2021 by , Sandown, United Kingdom

Dean
Brilliant adaptation of the original film, funny, entertaining and excellent presentation

If you liked the film you’ll love the show

Reviewed on 26 September 2021 by , Barry, United Kingdom

Jane
A fun show with great special effects

Nothing too high brow but just a show that was great fun to watch.

Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

Neelam
Fun

I liked the show because it was fun and engaging

Reviewed on 29 August 2021 by , Datchet, United Kingdom

Janine
Promises a Lot But...

This show sticks fairly closely to the storyline from the original film so no surprises. The music is a bit hit and miss and the songs are for the large part instantly forgettable. There are no big original numbers and leaving aside the couple of well known hits you won't leave the theatre humming a tune. The singing voices are good but not great with the exception of Cedric Neal (Goldie Wilson) and Aidan Cutler (Biff) who can definitely carry a song. The sets are a bit claustrophobic and unimaginative not helped by the rather cramped venue. The main draw here is the lighting/ special effects which cheer up an otherwise fairly mediocre show. These are not exactly cutting edge though and some will be a tad disappointed particularly with the rather jerky flying car. This show will probably run for six months or so on the back of the film's huge success but there aren't many reasons why I would want to see this again.

Reviewed on 23 August 2021 by , West Sussex, United Kingdom

21 Mar
2022
London Box Office

Back to the Future The Musical Cast Album scores a chart hit!

by London Box Office | Monday, March 21 2022, 11:58

Back to the Future the Musical The producers of Back to the Future the Musical are delighted. So is everyone who has bought the album! A week since it was released the original cast recording has stormed into the Official UK Compilation Chart top 5. The soundtrack, crafted by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard along with a host of legendary pop artists, looks likely to score a place in a list of chart topping cast albums.

Back to the Future The Musical Cast Album scores a chart hit!
11 Mar
2022
London Box Office

Back To The Future extends - Original Cast Album released!

by London Box Office | Friday, March 11 2022, 12:21

Back to the Future the Musical Update for Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre

This critically acclaimed Olivier Award-nominated and WhatsOnStage Award-winning Best New Musical opened back in September 2021 and has thrilled audiences ever since. Now an ‘overwhelming demand’ for tickets has led to the lead producer Colin Ingram plus Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale announcing BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical will extend its run to 23rd October 2022.

Back To The Future extends - Original Cast Album released!
04 Mar
2022
Stuart King

Review: BACK TO THE FUTURE at Adelphi Theatre

by Stuart King | Friday, March 4 2022, 08:08

The high octane freneticism of the movie has been neatly translated into a theatrical experience with all the whimsical exuberance of the original — plus a few added layers of corny in-jokes, fantastic special effects and of course, tightly choreographed musical dance numbers.

Olly Dobson as Marty McFly in Back to the Future the Musical Olly Dobson as Marty McFly in Back to the Future the Musical

Review: BACK TO THE FUTURE at Adelphi Theatre
27 Sep
2021
London Box Office

Back to The Future The Musical – Production images, new footage, extended run

by London Box Office | Monday, September 27 2021, 10:26

Back to the Future the Musical Boy, do we have some exciting news for you! Not only are there new production images to enjoy, there’s some brilliant new show footage to enjoy, and the original booking period has been extended thanks to a massive demand for tickets. Back to The Future extends until 3rd July 2022, and it has already attracted a load of 4 and 5 star reviews. Welcome to the magical story that has thrilled millions and is set to delight millions more of us.

Back to The Future The Musical – Production images, new footage, extended run
12 Aug
2021
London Box Office

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical – 2021 Rehearsal pictures released!

by London Box Office | Thursday, August 12 2021, 10:51

Back to the Future the Musical Update for Back to the Future The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre

It's one of the best-loved movies of all time, even though the 1980s special effects are a bit rubbish. The new stage version of the story is brilliant in every way. This is Back To The Future as you’ve never known it before, and it’s going to be mind-blowing. The producer Colin Ingram plus Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, the creators of the Back To The Future film trilogy, are thrilled to present rehearsal photos of the show. The magic kicks off at the Adelphi Theatre from 20th August 2021.

BACK TO THE FUTURE The Musical – 2021 Rehearsal pictures released!
23 Sep
2020
Phil Willmott

Ten Fun Facts about BACK TO THE FUTURE as the Stage Version Announces its West End Opening

by Phil Willmott | Wednesday, September 23 2020, 13:28

Back to the Future the Musical Following the announcement that the long awaited stage musical of the iconic 1980s film BACK TO THE FUTURE will open at the Adelphi Theatre on 14th May, 2021 here are ten fun facts about the original.

Ten Fun Facts about BACK TO THE FUTURE as the Stage Version Announces its West End Opening