A host of some of the best talent in West End musical theatre will join Hollywood stars Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway in the film of Les Misérables. The talented list below will be playing non starring roles in the forthcoming film.
Hannah Waddingham - West End credits include Olivier-nominated performances as Desiree in A Little Night Music and The Lady of the Lake in Spamalot. Hannah was most recently seen as the Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz at the London Palladium.
Claire Foster is currently playing Polly Baker in Crazy for You in the West End. Other credits include the originAl West End cast of Avenue Q.
Caroline Sheen is currently playing Fantine in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. She has played the title role in Mary Poppins in both the US and UK tours. Her other credits include Sophie in Mamma Mia!, Jennifer Gabriel in the original cast of The Witches of Eastwick and Eponine in Les Misérables, all in the West End.
Michael Jibson – West End credits include an Olivier-nominated performance as Joe Casey in Our House. Most recently seen in the European premiere of Stephen Sondheim’s Road Show at the Menier Chocolate Factory.
Daniel Evans is a double Olivier Award winner for his roles in Merrily We Roll Along and Sunday In The Park With George (for which he was also nominated for a Tony Award). He is currently Artistic Director at Sheffield Theatres.
Bertie Carvel will play Bamatabois – He is currently receiving rave reviews for his performance as Miss Trunchbull in Matilda in the West End. Other credits include an Oliver-nominated performance as Leo Frank in Parade at the Donmar Warehouse.
Adrian Scarborough won the Olivier Award last year for his performance in After the Dance at The National Theatre. He was most recently seen in the West End as Inspector Wormold in the original cast of Betty Blue Eyes.
Alexia Khadime is currently playing Eponine in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. Her other West End credits include Elphaba in Wicked and Nala in The Lion King.
Kerry Ellis has many West End credits including creating the role of Meat in the original cast of We Will Rick You. She has also played Nancy in Oliver!, Fantine in Les Misérables and Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady. She is probably best known for her performance as Elphaba in Wicked, a part she also played on Broadway.
Alison Jiear – West End credits include an Olivier-nominated performance as Shawntel in Jerry Springer - The Opera. She has also appeared in Les Misérables at the Palace Theatre.
Christopher Key is currently the Resident Director of Les Misérables in the West End. As an actor Christopher has also performed in Les Misérables at the Queen’s and Palace Theatres, and also in the 25th Anniversary concert at The 02.
Killian Donnelly last year played Enjolras in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. He is currently playing Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera in the West End.
Fra Fee is currently in the West End company of Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre.
Katy Secombe is currently playing Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre. Her other West End credits include Rosie in Mamma Mia!