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Elf Musical - Discover your inner Elf

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Booking from
Wednesday, 15 November 2023

Booking until
Saturday, 6 January 2024

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Elf Musical

If you've seen the movie you'll love this, the stage version of Elf. It's the tall tale of young orphan Buddy, who mistakenly crawls into Santa's sack and ends up living with Santa at the North Pole. The musical scored a big hit on Broadway, toured the entire USA in 2012 and now it's on tour again, headed for the West End.

When William 'Buddy' Hobbs is transported to the North Pole, he's convinced he's an elf. But when he realises he's actually a human being, he sets off for New York City in search of his family. Sadly Walter, Buddy's father, doesn't believe in the spirit of Christmas, and neither do most New York residents, cynical to the core.

Faced with the fact that Walter is on the naughty list with his half brother Michael, a man who doesn't even believe in Father Christmas, Buddy decides its his job to win his family over and help the city rediscover the magic of the festive season. The story is narrated by Santa Claus and it's a tough one to forget. This is such a gloriously happy, cheery show, hilariously silly and great fun. It might not be Christmas all year round... but this is a real laugh-out-loud treat whatever the season!

Audience Latest Reviews

Reviews Summary based on 249 reviews

What to expect








Young Couples:

Family fun
Good fun for families. Acting and music excellent
Anne, 07 Jan 2024
Brilliant just brilliant. From the start entering the building to finish exiting the building
Tracey, 06 Jan 2024
Brilliant show
Fantastic show, great acting, singing and dancing. Highly recommend
sue, 06 Jan 2024
Favourite elf on stage
My daughter 32 has loved the film for 20?years was smiling all the way through excellent Christmas present totally worth it
Deborah, 06 Jan 2024
Despite battling torrential rain, this show was a feel good night out for all ages. We ranged in age from 7 to 56 and we all loved it!!! Matthew was fabulous and crazy as Elf and the supporting cast were brilliant. The only thing we all agreed on was it would have been better to see this BEFORE Christmas as it felt odd after.
Amanda, 06 Jan 2024
very good show
the performances were great. It is uplifting and very festive. Really nice music and good looking women.
Oliver, 06 Jan 2024
Loved It!
1st time going to see Elf the Musical,.Went with my 244 year old son, who loved the film.The fact we went in January didn’t really matter hope it has done well , and comes back next Christmas , we both loved it!???
Michael, 06 Jan 2024
Brillianr !
Amazing show for all ages, superbly presented, fun and entertaining
Stevie, 05 Jan 2024
Joyful, colourful show. Would recommend to see it ?
Great show, good story, happy ending.
Rasa, 04 Jan 2024
Show stayed mainly to the original story.It held your attention at all times .Cast costumes and music really good.Great ending.
Sandra, 04 Jan 2024
Super fun production. Great acting.
Extremely happy with this theatre production. Got a great view, loved the singing.
Munna, 03 Jan 2024
Lively musical for the family
The show was superb. However, value for money no. Far too costly. Family of four £340.
Vispi, 03 Jan 2024
A feel good show
The show was brilliant from start to finishthe music was upbeat and the costumes were very Christmassy a great group of performers who worked well and complemented each other..well worth seeing definitely go again
Ellen, 27 Dec 2023
Only disappointment was that buddy didn’t have the original costume, but the costumes were lovely! Nothing beats elf at Christmas. Thank you for a wonderful day.
Sally, 26 Dec 2023
Very well presented thoroughly enjoyed
A great show for all the family highly recommended
alan, 19 Dec 2023
The show was amazing in every way however if I had one thing to mention it would be …. Think carefully about taking children under around 7 years of age as the performance is quite lengthy where our 7 year old who is normally very well behaved in the theatre became a little fidigty as there was a long time from the start and the interval.
Sandra, 16 Dec 2023
Christmas Nostalgia at its finest
A feel good show that’s perfect for families, and anyone with a soft spot for the movie, loved every minute, my face hurts from smiling!
David, 15 Dec 2023
Get you in the Christmas spirit
I’ve waited a long time to see this. It was brilliant! Gets you into the Xmas season
DANIEL, 15 Dec 2023
Just fantastic
A great “feel good” Christmas Show, absolutely fantastic. Amazing cast, and the Santa Sleigh at the end-just fabulous, can’t recommend highly enough, loved it?????
Carolyn, 14 Dec 2023
Wonderful costumes. Fantastic lighting.
Festive fun. Excellent costumes. The final scene was literally jaw dropping. I had a tear in my eye. A thoroughly enjoyable afternoon.
Susan, 08 Dec 2023
Fantastic show to get you feeling Christmassy!
Such a great show, went as a family and both my 12yr old and 7yr old loved it. The 7 year old was up dancing at one point and trying to copy the dance moves. Went and peeped at the band in the interval and they smiled and waved to my son too which made his day. Definitely 5 stars all round
Karen, 06 Dec 2023
Actual show good, general theatre experience terrible
We didn’t get the seats we reserved - had proof that we booked two seats next to each other but for some reason we were sat across from the aisle away and there was no reasoning with theatre/box office staff about why this would massively affect our experience. Thought to order drinks via the online service - they never showed up. Tried to order in the theatre - WiFi doesn’t work and there’s no phone signal. Queues are massive and take ages because there’s only one person manning any station so we couldn’t get anything in the interval.. pretty rubbish to be honest. We travelled 5 hours from north wales to watch this show and although the performance itself was fantastic, the overall experience we had was beyond poor. Wouldn’t come back to a show at the Dominion.
Emily, 05 Dec 2023
Fantastic show to get you in the Christmas mood ?
Every thing about this show was excellent Especially Santa flying in the sky Costumes, dancers, acting I have nothing negative to say about the show ? Was well worth the trip to london
Michelle, 03 Dec 2023
Fabulous show and very Christmasy
Great show throughout.
Alison, 03 Dec 2023
Fabulous way to get some festive spirit!
Loved this show from beginning to end! The set & props were great making the whole show magical.
BONNIE, 01 Dec 2023
A great night out
It’s a good old feel good show just what you what to start off your Christmas spirit really enjoyed it
Barry, 01 Dec 2023
Well worth seeing
We thoroughly enjoyed this. The actor who played Buddy was superb, despite being the stand-in, and had amazing energy. The dance routines were excellent and the songs suited the storyline.
Andrew, 22 Nov 2023
Excellent performance
we enjoyed as a family the show and i would recommended for sure.
Adriana, 21 Nov 2023
Very entertaining and excellent intro to christmas.
Andrew, 19 Nov 2023
Creative, well choreographed truly amazing show
Well written, music was well composed and conducted, costumes well made and bright, cast was perfect ? And the snow ❄️ Perfect Christmas show.
David, 16 Nov 2023
Great seats although I did have a tall person sat In front of me! But didn't stop me enjoying this amazing show. Sound was great could hear all the actors. Just a fantastic show all round.
Tracy, 08 Jan 2023
Buddy, the EPIC Elf
First class casr & production.I have nothing bad to say!
Linda, 04 Jan 2023
Perfect for the time of year
An all round feel good show suitable for all the family with a strong message for workaholic dads!
Andrew, 03 Jan 2023
Beautiful show for all the family
Stacey, 30 Dec 2022
Very enjoyable
Good show and jokes for all adults and kids alike. Very enjoyable and would recommend to anyone.
Craig, 30 Dec 2022
This show was just amazing . I actually felt emotional at the end it was just so magical and engaging.
Linda, 24 Dec 2022
A must see
Really loved this show, the cast, the costumes, the lightning and ending were brilliant. First half better than the second but the ending was delightful. Took my adult daughters and had a great afternoon.
Sarah, 23 Dec 2022
Amazing production
Absolutely amazing a must see show
Mark, 22 Dec 2022
This far exceeded our expectations. The sets were amazing and the standard of acting superb. Great seats. Snacks and drinks brought to our seats within minutes of checking in, good airflow and very comfy seats with good legroom.
wendy, 22 Dec 2022
Fantastic Christmas feel good show
If you want to feel Christmassy then this is the show for you. Just a great, feel good, happy show.
Joanne, 17 Dec 2022
Christmas Treat for all the family
Just like the film, magical Christmas entertainment, a trip to the theatre to enjoy such an amazing show
Emma, 15 Dec 2022
Brilliant feel good shoe
If you love the film Elf then this is a must see show! I laughed, sang and cheered all the way through!
Nicola, 14 Dec 2022
What a great night
Fun from beginning to end
Peter, 13 Dec 2022
What a fantastic show, something for everyone but thought we might have had a ‘ Santa Claus is coming to town’ singalong at the end but would definitely go and see it again.
Nichola, 10 Dec 2022
What a fantastic show, something for everyone but thought we might have had a ‘ Santa Claus is coming to town’ singalong at the end but would definitely go and see it again.
Nichola, 10 Dec 2022
While overall it was ok, wasn't enough singing and dancing especially for my 6 year old grandson. I thought this would be a perfect Christmas family treat and was disappointed.
Jane, 10 Dec 2022
Funny, creative & colorful
First saw this musical in 2015 was then only on for 11 weeks loved it & always said we’d go again if ever it came back to London. Once again fantastic !
Arthur, 10 Dec 2022
Brilliant festive fun
Excellent show and loved the sleigh and snow scenes
susanna, 09 Dec 2022
Couldn’t make show due to car accident
I was involved in a car accident so we were very disappointed we couldn’t go to the show and my two daughters were extremely upset they had been so looking forward to it
Judy, 08 Dec 2022
Wonderful - Feel Good Show
So wonderful for all ages, excellent production!
Donna, 30 Nov 2022
Christmas joy with ur favourite elf
Such an amazing show. We really did enjoy it, funny as well known story with added fun of song.
Sarah, 28 Nov 2022
A must for a bit of Christmas magic x
Hefin, 28 Nov 2022
A brilliant must see show
Well I was totally thrilled and amazed, the show was just magical I nearly cried during one of the last scenes at the sheer genius of the props
Gail, 26 Nov 2022
Elf did not stop from start to finish
The story was well told, loads of energy and lots of fun. The cast was brilliant. First class show
Vincent, 22 Nov 2022
Not to be missed
I loved the show. It was funny and just the thing to watch at Christmas. They also had it snowing inside the theatre. I would see it again
Angela, 20 Nov 2022
Fantastic - a Christmas extravaganza!
I left with a warm glow (nothing to do with the Prosecco!) and am totally Christmas ready!
Esther, 19 Nov 2022
Best Christmas show ever
Just like the film this is a great feel good Christmas show for all the family
Stephen, 18 Nov 2022