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Les Miserables announces further cast changes from 15 February
Joining the cast will be David Langham as ‘Thénardier’ and Chris Cowley as ‘Enjolras’. They will join Rachelle Ann Go as ‘Fantine’, Craig Mather as ‘Marius’, Eva Noblezada as ‘Eponine’, Peter Lockyer as ‘Jean Valjean’, Jeremy Secomb as ‘Javert’, Katy Secombe as ‘Madame Thénardier’ and Zoë Doano as ‘Cosette’.
The full company from 13 June 2016 will include: Thomas Aldridge; Adam Bayjou; Oliver Brenin; Lucyelle Cliffe; Andy Conaghan; Chris Cowley; Vinny Coyle; Zoë Doano; Tamsin Dowsett; Aimée Fisher; Rachelle Ann Go; Antony Hansen; Steffan Harri; Will Jennings; Josie Kemp; Charlotte Kennedy; David Langham; Peter Lockyer; Joanna Loxton; Simon Lynch; Craig Mather; Kayleigh McKnight; Felix Mosse; Eva Noblezada; Hollie O’Donoghue; Adam Pearce; Jonny Purchase; Sophie Reeves; Jeremy Secomb; Katy Secombe; Samantha Thomas; Lee Van Geleen and Danny Whitehead.
The Cameron Mackintosh/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Les Misérables originally opened at the Barbican Theatre on 8 Oct 1985. It transferred to the Palace Theatre on 4 December 1985 and moved to its current home at the Queen's Theatre on 3 April 2004.
Les Misérables, which concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles, is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton. It is adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
David Langham's most recent theatre credits include 'Wendy & Peter Pan' for the Royal Shakespeare Company, 'The Light Princess' at the National Theatre and the UK tours of 'Oliver!' and 'Spamalot'.
Chris Cowley most recently appeared in 'The Last Five Years' at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich. His other theatre credits include: 'Wicked' at the Apollo Victoria Theatre and 'Saturday Night Fever' at the English Theatre Frankfurt.
Les Misérables has now been seen by nearly 70 million people worldwide in 44 countries and in 22 languages.