March 2012: Change of dates for Marguerite in Ostrava, Les Mis – London cast changes and film news


 The final performances of Marguerite in Ostrava will be as follows:

5 June,   20 June (2 performances),      27 June



There will be a new cast at the Queen’s Theatre, London from 18 June 2012.  Argentinan, Gerónimo Rauch, who played Jean Valjean in the recent Spanish production of Les Misérables, will take over the role in London, while Tam Mutu, who recently played the Phantom in Love Never Dies, will play Javert.  Danielle Hope, winner of the BBC’s Over the Rainbow and subsequently playing Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz will play Eponine.  In the TV search programme one of the songs that Danielle sang was ‘On My Own’ and now she will be singing it every night in the role for real.

Ramin Karimloo will continue in the role of Jean Valjean until 31 March when David Shannon will return to the role until 16 June.  David will also be representing Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest alongside Una Gibrey with their song ‘Language of Love’.

The Les Misérables film began shooting on locations in southern France on 8 March and Alain, Claude-Michel and Herbie Kretzmer have written a new song for the movie for Jean Valjean called ‘Suddenly’.