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Gina Beck and Neil McDermott to star in ‘The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas’

Gina Beck (Matilda) and Neil McDermott (The Wind in the Willows) will create and star in new show The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas.

The family-friendly show follows two elves, Cupcake and Figgy, on a journey of self-discovery and friendship as Figgy tries to help Cupcake get over her fear of the festive season.

Billed as an all-singing, all-dancing musical celebration featuring some of your favourite Christmas songs, the show will run for 60 minutes and is aimed at young children.

The show will run at the Charing Cross Theatre in London’s West End from 8 to 23 December 2020, with performances times ranging from 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Audiences in the venue will be socially distanced with safety measures in place to help keep spectators safe. m

Produced by Danielle Tarento, The Elf Who Was Scared of Christmas will see Beck and McDermott reunite for the first time in 20 years – after performing with the National Youth Musical Theatre together.


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