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Full casting announced for Elf at Dominion

The Broadway import stars Ben Forster and Kimberley Walsh

Ben Forster and Kimberley Walsh will play the roles originated on screen by Will Ferrell and Zooey Deschanel

Full casting has been announced for Elf, which runs at the West End's Dominion Theatre from October.

As previously announced, the cast will be led by Ben Forster as Buddy, Kimberley Walsh as Jovie, Joe McGann as Walter Hobbs and Jessica Martin as Emily Hobbs, alongside Jennie Dale as Deb, Mark McKerracher as Santa and Graham Lappin as Store Manager.

Joining them will be: 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.

The show, based on the 2003 Christmas classic film starring Will Ferrell, follows one of Santa's elves who discovers his identity as a human and goes to New York to find his father, all the while spreading Christmas cheer.

Elf features songs by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, and originated on Broadway in 2010. It plays a ten-week season at the Dominion from 24 October 2015 to 2 January 2016.