West End Heroes wisely avoided making the concert a remembrance festival; instead it was a celebration of the brilliant talent within both the military and the UK theatre scene. Director Tim Marshall said he wanted to offer a ‘great night out’; by that standard the production passed with flying (military) colours.
Now in its 30th record-breaking year, Cameron Mackintosh has announced new cast members for Les Miserables at the Queens Theatre in London. Joining the cast from 15 June 2015 are Phil Daniels as Thénardier, Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Rachelle Ann Go as Fantine; Katy Secombe as Madame Thénardier and Zoë Doano as Cosette. Jeremy Secomb and Zoë Doano join the company fresh from the acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop where they played Sweeney and Johanna respectively. Rachelle Ann Go comes to the role of Fantine having played Gigi in Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre. Phil Daniels is best known for his roles in Quadrophenia, East Enders, and New Tricks. Katy Secombe returns to the role of Madam T having played the part opposite Matt Lucas in 2012. They will join Peter Lockyer as Valjean and Carrie Hope Fletcher as Eponine, Bradley Jaden … Read more