New cast members announced for LES MISERABLES
Now in its record breaking 31st year, Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce cast changes for “LES MISÉRABLES” at the Queen’s Theatre.
From Monday 13 June 2016 David Langham will play ‘Thénardier’ and Chris Cowley will play ‘Enjolras’. They join Peter Lockyer as ‘Jean Valjean’, Jeremy Secomb as ‘Javert’; Craig Mather as ‘Marius’; Rachelle Ann Go as ‘Fantine’, Eva Noblezada as ‘Eponine’; Katy Secombe as ‘Madame Thenardier’ and Zoë Doano as ‘Cosette’.
From 13 June the full company will be: Thomas Aldridge; Adam Bayjou; Oliver Brenin; Lucyelle Cliffe; Andy Conaghan; Chris Cowley; Vinny Coyle; Zoë Doano; Tamsin Dowsett; Aimée Fisher; Rachelle Ann Go; Antony Hansen; Steffan Harri; Will Jennings; Josie Kemp; Charlotte Kennedy; David Langham; Peter Lockyer; Joanna Loxton; Simon Lynch; Craig Mather; Kayleigh McKnight; Felix Mosse; Eva Noblezada; Hollie O’Donoghue; Adam Pearce; Jonny Purchase; Sophie Reeves; Jeremy Secomb; Katy Secombe; Samantha Thomas; Lee Van Geleen and Danny Whitehead.
David Langham’s most recent theatre credits include “Wendy & Peter Pan” for the Royal Shakespeare Company; “The Light Princess” at the National Theatre and the UK tours of “Oliver!” and “Spamalot.” His TV and film credits include: “Doctor Who” and “The Phantom of the Opera”.
Chris Cowley most recently appeared in “The Last Five Years” at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. His other theatre credits include: “Wicked” at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and “Saturday Night Fever” at the English Theatre Frankfurt.
Prior to joining the West End cast in 2014 Peter Lockyer completed a year and a half run as Jean Valjean in the sold-out North American 25th Anniversary Tour of “Les Misérables”. He has also appeared as ‘Chris’ in “Miss Saigon” on Broadway and in the first National tour and as ‘Marius’ in the 10th Anniversary production of “Les Misérables” on Broadway.
Jeremy Secomb most recently appeared in title role in the sold out “Sweeney Todd” at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop. His other theatre credits include: “The Phantom of the Opera” at Her Majesty’s Theatre, “Lend Me A Tenor” at the Gielgud Theatre and “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” at the Palace Theatre.
Craig Mather most recently appeared in “Sweeney Todd” at Harrington’s Pie Shop in the West End. His other theatre credits include: the UK tour of “Tonight’s The Night” and “Les Misérables” at the Queen’s Theatre.
Rachelle Ann Go most recently played ‘Fantine’ in “Les Misérables” in Manila, where the new Asian tour opened. She returns to the London production to continue the role. Previously she played the role of ‘Gigi’ in Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of “Miss Saigon” at the Prince Edward Theatre for which she won the Whatsonstage Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical. She is a well-known TV star in her native country, the Philippines, having won the “Search for a Star” contest. Rachelle is also a double-platinum recording artist.
Eva Noblezada most recently wowed audiences as ‘Kim’ in Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of “Miss Saigon”, having made her professional stage debut in the role when the musical opened in 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre. Eva will perform the role of ‘Kim’ when the show opens on Broadway in 2017. For her performance in the West End she has received critical acclaim as well as the Whatsonstage.com Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
Katy Secombe most recently appeared as ‘Brenda’ in “I Can’t Sing! The X Factor Musical” at the London Palladium. She previously played the role of ‘Madame Thénardier’ in “Les Misérables” in 2012 opposite Matt Lucas. Other theatre credits include: “The Lyons” at the Menier Chocolate Factory and ‘Rosie’ in “Mamma Mia!” at the Prince of Wales Theatre.
Zoë Doano most recently appeared as ‘Johanna’ in the sold out “Sweeney Todd” at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop. Her other theatre credits include: ‘Marianne’ in “The Grand Tour” at the Finborough Theatre; “High Society” UK Tour, “Sweet Smell of Success” at The Arcola Theatre, ‘Frenchy’ in “Grease” in the West End and “The Sound of Music” UK Tour. Her TV credits include: “Hollyoaks” and “Doctors”.
Photo: Matt Crockett