Cameron Mackintosh has revealed an all-knew cast for the second year of the Les Misérables tour, with further venues also added in 2020 following its successful run so far.
The musical will welcome Dean Chisnall as Jean Valjean, Nic Greenshields as Javert, Kate Hall as Fantine, Ian Hughes as Thénardier, Harry Apps as Marius, Charlie Burn as Cosette, Banaby Hughes as Enjolras and Hele Walsh as Madame Thénardier.
A new ensemble has also been announced, with further casting information still yet to be revealed.
The production will now play at new venues across the UK too, running well into next year with the new dates confirmed at Bristol Hippodrome ( 7th April - 9th May), Glasgow Theatre Royal (3rd - 27th June), Leeds Grand Theatre (23rd July - 15th August), Canterbury Marlowe Theatre (25th September - 24th October) and Hull New Theatre (28th October - 21st November).
The show will also travel to Ireland for a run lasting just under three weeks at Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre, between 23rd July and 15th August.
About the cast
The majority of the cast appearing in the show have already played their roles in previous versions.
Dean Chisnall appeared in the UK tour of Blood Brothers, Nic Greenshields appeared in the West End’s Billy Elliot and Katie Hall has previously been involved with The Phantom of the Opera, both in London and on tour.
Ian Hughes has many stage credits for the Royal Shakespeare Company including A Midsummer Night’s Dream and King Lear, while Charlie Burn recently graduated from the Arts Educational School - marking her professional debut along with Harry Apps who succesfully earned the role of Marius through open auditions.
Barnaby Hughes can currently be seen in the Les Misérables Staged Concert and Helen Walsh was part of the London Palladium’s The Sound of Music.
Further information and full touring dates can be found at www.lesmis.com/uk-ireland-tour