The Olivier Award-winning actor will return to the show in 2018
Thaxton previously played the role in 2014, as well as previously playing the role of Enjolras in the show. The actor won an Olivier Award for his role as Giorgio in Passion at the Donmar Warehouse, and has also appeared in Jesus Christ Superstar and Love Never Dies.
He will join other principal cast members Killian Donnelly (Jean Valjean), Carley Stenson (Fantine), Steven Meo (Thénardier), Karis Jack (Eponine), Jacqueline Tate (Madame Thénardier), Hyoie O’Grady (Enjolras), Paul Wilkins (Marius) and Charlotte Kennedy (Cosette) at the Queen’s Theatre from 22nd January 2018.
The full cast will also include Emma Barr, Adam Bayjou, Oliver Brenin, Ciarán Bowling, Hugo Chiarella, Andy Conaghan, Alice Ellen Wright, Sophie-May Feek, Catherine Hannay, Antony Hansen, Holly-Anne Hull, James Hume, Ciaran Joyce, Katie Kerr, Rebecca Lafferty, Jo Loxton, John Lumsden, Anna McGarahan, Jonny Purchase, Lauren Soley, Shaq Taylor, George Tebbutt, Lee Van Geleen and Danny Whitehead.
Les Mis is based on the original novel by Victor Hugo and next month, new British musical The Grinning Man, which is also based on a novel by Hugo (The Man Who Laughs) will open at Trafalgar Studios.
Les Miserables is booking at the Queen’s Theatre until 20th October 2018
Les Miserables Tickets are available now.