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Casting announced for the second year of the UK and Ireland tour of Les Miserables

Les Miserables on tour - Katie Hall as 'Fantine'. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Casting news

CAMERON Mackintosh has announced casting for the second year of the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schönberg musical Les Miserables.

From November 18, 2019, Dean Chisnall will play ‘Jean Valjean’, with Nic Greenshields as ‘Javert’, Katie Hall as ‘Fantine’, Ian Hughes as ‘Thénardier’, Harry Apps as ‘Marius’, Charlie Burn as ‘Cosette’, Barnaby Hughes as ‘Enjolras’ and Helen Walsh as ‘Madame Thénardier’.

Also in the cast will be Joseph Anthony, George Arvidson, Adam Boardman, Olivia Brereton, Danny Colligan, Rebecca Ferrin, Aimee Good, Jenna Innes, Ebony Jonelle, Robert Madge, Liam Marcellino, Emily Owens, Jordan Simon Pollard, Corinne Priest, Jamie Pritchard, Aaron Pryce-Lewis, Dean Read and Janne Snellen.

Further casting to be announced soon.

Further 2020 dates were also announced with Les Miserables now confirmed to play Bristol Hippodrome (April 7 – May 9), Glasgow Theatre Royal (June 3 – 27), Leeds Grand Theatre (July 23 – August 15), Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre (August 25 – September 12) Canterbury Marlowe Theatre (September 25 – October 24) and Hull New Theatre (October 28 – November 21).

Since Cameron Mackintosh first conceived this new production of Les Misérables in 2009 to celebrate the show’s 25th anniversary it has taken the world by storm. Originally touring the UK throughout 2009/10, and concluding with 22 performances at the Barbican, this production was hailed by audiences and critics alike.

Now this UK and Ireland tour, embraced by modern audiences across the globe as a Les Mis for the 21st century, has sold out in record breaking time in each venue it has played since opening in 2018.

This production inspired the hugely successful movie version starring Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne. This brilliant new staging has scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo,and has to date already been seen in North America, Brazil, Mexico, Korea, Japan, Canada, Australia, Spain, France, Manila, Singapore, Dubai and Broadway.

Boublil and Schönberg’s magnificent score of Les Miserables includes the songs, I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, Do You Hear the People Sing?, One Day More, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables, Master Of The House and many more.

Production images.

Image: Les Miserables on tour – Katie Hall as ‘Fantine’. Photo by Matthew Murphy.