Killian Donnelly to Return to West End to Star in Les Misérables, Direct from Broadway’s Kinky Boots

London News   Killian Donnelly to Return to West End to Star in Les Misérables, Direct from Broadway’s Kinky Boots
 
The new company will also feature Carley Stenson and Hayden Tee.
Killian Donnelly
Killian Donnelly

Killian Donnelly is to return to the West End to star as Jean Valjean in Les Misérables at the Queen's Theatre, direct from reprising his Olivier-nominated performance as Charlie Price in Kinky Boots on Broadway. He will begin performances June 12 in the new company that will also feature Carley Stenson as Fantine and Hayden Tee returning as Javert.

Also joining the company are Steven Meo as Thénardier, Karis Jack as Eponine, Jacqueline Tate as Madame Thénardier, and Hyoie O’Grady as Enjolras. Paul Wilkins will continue in the role of Marius, and Charlotte Kennedy will continue in the role of Cosette, having both joined the company in 2015.

The rest of the company will comprise 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 Laffert, Jo Loxton, John Lumsden, Anna McGarahan, Jonny Purchase, Lauren Soley, Shaq Taylor, George Tebbutt, Lee Van Geleen, and Danny Whitehead.

Donnelly previously appeared in Les Misérables in 2008, going on to play the role of Enjolras from 2009 to 2011. In 2010, he played the role of Courfeyrac in the 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Misérables at The O2 Arena and also played the role of Combeferre in the 2012 film of the show. Other leading theatre credits include originating the roles of Deco in The Commitments at the Palace Theatre and Huey in the London production of Memphis at the Shaftesbury. He has also played Tony in Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre as well as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre.

Stenson’s West End credits include Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, Princess Fiona in Shrek The Musical, and Lady of the Lake in Spamalot. She is best known for playing the regular role of Steph Cunningham in Channel 4’s Hollyoaks.

Tee previously played the role of Javert in the West End earlier this year, and also on Broadway and in Dubai. He has also previously played Marius.

To book tickets, which are currently sale through October 14, contact the box office: 0844 482 5160 or visit lesmis.com.

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