NEWS: Cory English to Join Cast of Back to the Future

The actor will play the role of Doc Brown for six weeks, covering for Roger Bart in the West End production.

(c)Matt Crockett

It has been confirmed that the actor will be temporarily stepping into the role of Doc Brown this Winter. Cory English is best known for his performances in West End shows such as The ProducersYoung Frankenstein and Guys and Dolls.

He will be taking over the role of Doc Brown for six weeks from the 23rd November until the 3rd January, with Roger Bart returning to the role from the 5th January. He will then play his final performance on the 20th March 2023, before heading to Broadway to lead the cast of the New York production from the 30th June 2023.

The cast for the West End production also currently includes Ben Joyce as Marty McFly, Amber Davies (9 to 5 in the West End and Bring it On: The Musical, UK tour) will play Lorraine Baines McFly, Oliver Nicholas (All Kinds of LimboSundowning & Museum of Austerity for the National Theatre) as George McFly, Jordan Benjamin (Hairspray at the London Coliseum) as Goldie Wilson, Harry Jobson (2022 graduate of The Urdang Academy) as Biff Tannen, Sophie Naglik (The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, UK and Ireland tour) as Jennifer Parker and Gary Trainor (Dewey Finn in School of Rock, West End and USA tour, Beautiful, West End, I Can’t Sing, West End) as Strickland.

Marty McFly is a rock ‘n’ roll teenager who is accidentally transported back to 1955 in a time-travelling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr Emmett Brown.  But before he can return to 1985, Marty must make sure his high school-aged parents fall in love in order to save his own existence.

The award winning musical is based on the classic 1985 film and is directed by John Rando. It features a book by Bob Gale and new music and lyrics by Grammy winners Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard – as well as songs from the original film including:”The Power of Love”, “Johnny B Goode” and “Back in Time”.

Meanwhile, the creative team involved with the production includes: design by Tim Hatley, lighting by Tim Lutkin, lighting consultancy by Hugh Vanstone, sound by Gareth Owen, choreography by Chris Bailey, illusions by Chris Fisher, video design by Finn Ross, orchestrations by Ethan Popp and Bryan Crook, musical supervision and arrangements by Nick Finlow and dance arrangements by David Chase.

Back to the Future continues to play at the Adelphi Theatre. To book tickets click here or visit: Love Theatre.comFrom the Box OfficeEncore TicketsLondon Theatre DirectTheatre Tickets Direct.co.uk and Last Minute.com.

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