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Les Miserables - Matt Lucas & Alfie Boe join the Cast

Les Miserables
Since its celebrated opening in London in October 1985, Les Miserables has indisputably become the world’s most popular musical, having been seen by over 55 million people worldwide, in 40 countries and in 21 languages. Now in its 26th year, this spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg continues to thrill audiences night after night at the Queen's Theatre. Les Miserables can now boast a cast (from 23rd of June) featuring comedy star Matt Lucas and English tenor and Tony Award-winning actor Alfie Boe, playing Thenardier and Jean Valjean respectively. Now is your chance to see these two actors on the stage, returning to roles that they performed beautifully in the 25th Anniversary performance of the show at the O2 Arena in 2010; so book your Les Miserables tickets today!

Matt Lucas
Matt Lucas is a television star thanks to his role in the making of and starring in Little Britain between 2003 and 2006. His main television roles include George Dawes between 1995 and 2009 for Shooting Stars alongside Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, playing a Venetian Duke in Casanova in 2005, Mr. Toad in the 2006 television adaptation of The Wind in the Willows, Chancellor Donold David Dongalor in Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire (2009), and reuniting with David Walliams in their new Come Fly With Me series that began in 2010.

Lucas’ major film roles included playing Tweedledum and Tweedledee in Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland in 2010 and will perform a voiceover for one of the characters in the 2011 upcoming animated film Gnomeo and Juliet. Lucas has also performed on the stage as Leigh Bowery in Boy George’s musical Taboo in 2002 as well as playing Thenardier at the 25th Anniversary performance of Les Miserables. Don’t delay in buying your Les Miserables tickets to see Matt Lucas (from 23rd June to 10th September 2011) in this stunning show.

Alfie Boe
English tenor Alfie Boe has numerous musical credits to his name; his first album, Classic FM Presents Alfie Boe, reached number 3 in the UK Classical Chart and he was also nominated for a Classical BRIT Award for Best Album. On television, he appeared in the Music of Morse concert at the Royal Albert Hall alongside Lesley Garrett in 2007 and also performed at the 2010 Royal Variety Performance in front of Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles. On the stage, he won a Tony Award for his performances on Broadway as part of Baz Luhrman’s controversial La Boheme production for which he also won the John McCormack Young Voice award and Lyric Tenor of the World Audience award. He also performed in the English National Opera’s production of Kismet in 2007 alongside Michael Ball as well as his portrayal of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables; a portrayal (from 23rd June to 26th November) that will ensure that these London theatre tickets will sell out!

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Written by LondonTheatreStore on 07 March 2011 10:17:00

Comments made about this article

Loved the 25th anniversary show and reading this would very much like to see it again. Great article very informative and good to find out more about Alfie Boe he is fabulous.
Written By Rosanne Gaywood on 07 March 2011 13:45:00
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