West End's The Phantom of the Opera Will Welcome a New Raoul and More

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23 Jul 2014

Liam Tamne will take over as Raoul in London's The Phantom of the Opera beginning performances Sept. 1. He will join Gerónimo Rauch and Harriet Jones who continue as The Phantom and Christine, respectively.

Also newly joining the company from Sept. 1 are Alicia Beck as Meg, John Ellis as Piangi and Emmi Christensson as the alternate Christine; they are all making their West End debuts.

Tamne appeared in the second series of BBC 1’s "The Voice." Previous theatre credits include Enjolras in Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre), Hair (Gielgud Theatre), Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre) and Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre).

Beck trained with the Birmingham Royal Ballet and has danced with Ballet Dortmund, Ballet Nice Mediterenee and The Zurich Ballet. Most recently she played the role of White Cat in the U.K. and European tour of Cats.

Ellis comes to the production having most recently performed the role of Piangi in the German production of Das Phantom Der Oper. Other theatre credits include Old Deuteronomy in Cats (World Tour), Simon and Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar (U.K. tour) and in his native Australia, productions of The Wizard of Oz, Summer Rain, Assassins and Passion.



Christensson performed the role of Cosette in Les Miserables in Norway, a role she also performed at Malmo Opera, Sweden. Previous theatre credits include Maria in West Side Story (Nojesteatern); The Sound of Music (Gota Lejon and tour of Sweden); and Wendy in Peter Pan.

From Sept. 1 the full company comprises Zoe Arshamian; Martin Ball; Emma Barr; Alicia Beck; Kieran Brown; Emmi Christensson; Joseph Claus; Scott Davies; Hadrian Delacey; Meshell Dillon; John Ellis; Fiona Finsbury; David Francis; Lyndsey Gardiner; Ryan Goscinski; Philip Griffiths; Layla Harrison; Andy Hockley; Elizabeth Holmes; Daisy Hulbert; Ellen Jackson; Harriet Jones; Tim Laurenti; Lara Martins; Leo Miles; Tim Morgan; Fiona Morley; Jacinta Mulcahy; Richard Munday; Ryan O’Gorman; Joanna O’Hare; Simon Rackley; Gerónimo Rauch; Shena Sanders; Oliver Savile; Danielle Stephens; Liam Tamne; Claire Tilling; Georgina Ware; and Lisa-Anne Wood.

To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 412 2707 or visit www.thephantomoftheopera.com.