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Presented by Hey Dowling and The Music House. A production by The Little Red Company

Christmas Actually

The music of Love Actually Live
Cabaret Music
Her Majesty's Theatre
Christmas Actually Feature Image 2560x1280
1 show


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From the creators of Rumour Has It and Lady Beatle comes the festive event of the year: Christmas Actually – the world’s most-loved movie soundtrack live on stage.

Featuring an all-star cast led by Australian cabaret icon Libby O’Donovan OAMChristmas Actually delivers all the hits from beloved holiday classic Love Actually wrapped up with a sprig of holly and bucket loads of comedy and charm.

Relive the magic musical moments from your favourite festive film including smash hit songs by Mariah Carey, Joni Mitchell, Norah Jones, Eva Cassidy, Kelly Clarkson, The Beach Boys and The Beatles, brought to life by a band of Australia’s top musicians and superstar vocalists including Josh Robson (Phantom of the Opera), Irena Lysiuk (The Sunshine Club) and JD Smith (The TEN Tenors). 

Bursting with nativity lobsters, cinnamon sticks and endless fun, Christmas Actually is the ultimate silly-season starter.


  • “Time Out”
    —“Love Actually fans will absolutely eat it up but even non-fans will find this show hard to resist.”
  • “ArtsHub”
    —“A must-see experience for all Love Actually fans and music fans too… A vibrant, fun-filled night.”
  • ““Christmas Actually takes festivity and humanity to a bright new level... An absolute cracker of a show.””
    —Sydney Arts Guide
  • ““The Little Red Company’s new show cements their place as the absolute masters of the feel-good theatre experience… Funny, silly and genuinely touching.””
    —Cultural Flanerie
  • ““The Little Red Company’s shows are defined by their balance of whimsy, sentiment and comical commentary, and Christmas Actually is no exception… You will bounce out in jubilant memory of its charm, knowing that no Spotify Christmas ride-home playlist will do it justice.””
    —Blue Curtains Brisbane

Ages 13 and up

Presented by Hey Dowling and The Music House

Creative Team

A production by The Little Red Company

Creators Adam Brunes & Naomi Price

Lighting Design Sam Gibb

Sound Design Geoff McGahan

Featuring Libby O’Donovan, Irena Lysiuk, Josh Robson and JD Smith with Sam Leske, OJ Newcomb and Luke Volker

Image by Dylan Evans 

Performance Location: Her Majesty's Theatre

A photo of Her Majesty's Theatre auditorium, side view

Her Majesty's Theatre is located at 58 Grote Street, Adelaide, which is on the north side of the street. You can’t miss the beautiful, street-facing entrance, and although there is no designated drop off area, cars can pause to drop off passengers nearby on Grote Street. 

Car Parking

There are many parking options around the Grote Street precinct, including on Pitt St, at Adelaide Central Market, and Wilson Parking on Franklin Street.  

Taxi services

There is not a taxi rank direct­ly adja­cent to Her Majesty’s The­atre, but the near­est one is just 250m east, out­side the Hilton Hotel on Vic­to­ria Square. 

Public transport

Pub­lic trans­port is a great way to vis­it Her Majesty’s The­atre with no need to wor­ry about park­ing. Many busses, includ­ing the free bus that loops through the city and North Ade­laide, stop near­by as does the tram which stops in Vic­to­ria Square just 250m away. For more infor­ma­tion vis­it Ade­laide Metro.

We want to make your vis­it as enjoy­able as pos­si­ble and offer many ways to assist if sup­port is required.

Accessible seating

Remov­able seats are avail­able in the Stalls row G as well as on the Dress Cir­cle and Grand Cir­cle for patrons who wish to remain seat­ed in their wheel­chair or trans­fer to a the­atre seat. 


Lifts are locat­ed in the foy­er near the infor­ma­tion desk with access to all levels. 


Acces­si­ble toi­lets are avail­able at Her Majesty’s Theatre.

Assistance animals

Every theatre and event/function area of Adelaide Festival Centre is assistance animal friendly. 

Audio assistance

At Her Majesty’s The­atre, hear­ing loop facil­i­ties are avail­able in foy­er areas. 

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