Cameron Mackintosh announced today casting for the second year of the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schönberg musical Les Misérables. From 18 November 2019 Dean Chisnall will play ‘Jean Valjean’, Nic Greenshields ‘Javert’, Katie Hall ‘Fantine’, Ian Hughes ‘Thénardier’, Harry Apps ‘Marius’, Charlie Burn ‘Cosette’, Barnaby Hughes ‘Enjolras’ and Helen Walsh ‘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 today with Les Misérables now confirmed to play Bristol Hippodrome (7 April – 9 May 2020), Glasgow Theatre Royal (3 – 27 June 2020), Leeds Grand Theatre (23 July – 15 August 2020), Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre (25 August – 12 September 2020) Canterbury Marlowe Theatre (25 September – 24 October 2020) and Hull New Theatre (28 October – 21 November 2020).
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.