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Up Front and Centre! – Lee Mead – The Pheasantry

Up Front and Centre! – Lee Mead appeared at The Pheasantry, London. The show continues to be performed on the last Sunday of every month until November. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The very likeable Lee Mead now has his first residency at The Pheasantry. He’s sung at the Chelsea cabaret room off and […]

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Broadway in Concert at the London Palladium

Broadway in Concert at the London Palladium. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Having spotted a number of people sporting black Matt Cardle UK tour hoodies in the front rows before curtain up, it was pretty obvious that said Mr Cardle, along with the other performers joining him on the revered London […]

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Broadway in Concert – Kerry Ellis, Matt Cardle, Lee Mead, Ben Forster and Sophie Evans line up

West End favourite Kerry Ellis will be joined by four stage stars discovered by television talent shows in a glittering celebration of the Broadway musical this November. Broadway in Concert will feature Wicked and We Will Rock You star Ellis alongside X Factor winner Matt Cardle (Memphis); West End leading men Lee Mead (Joseph and […]

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Matt Gillett named as new Childcatcher in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang tour

Matt Gillett will move from ensemble player to centrestage in May when he takes over as The Childcatcher in the UK and Ireland touring production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The actor who won the iconic role after impressing the show’s producers (Music & Lyrics Limited and West Yorkshire Productions) as understudy for current Childcatcher […]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK and Ireland tour – first look at rehearsal images

Here’s a first look at rehearsal photos of the UK and Ireland tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, starring Jason Manford (Caractacus Potts), Martin Kemp (the Childcatcher), Michelle Collins (Baroness Bomburst) and Phill Jupitus (Baron Bomburst). The Music & Lyrics Limited and West Yorkshire Playhouse production of the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical starts its 2016-17 […]

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang tour – Jason Manford and Lee Mead share lead role

Casting has been announced for the Music & Lyrics Limited and West Yorkshire Playhouse production of the much-loved Sherman Brothers musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The 2016-17 UK and Ireland tour begins at Mayflower Theatre, Southampton on 10 February 2016. Caractacus Potts will be played by Jason Manford (The Producers, Sweeney Todd) from 10 February […]

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Lee Mead Some Enchanted Evening Tour

Lee Mead – Some Enchanted Evening – Bedworth and Touring

Lee Mead performed his show Some Enchanted Evening at Bedworth Civic Hall. The show continues touring until December 2015. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ Lee Mead first cam to the public’s attention when he won the part of Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat through the TV series Any Dream Will Do in 2007. Since then, Mead […]

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Lee Mead – Some Enchanted Evening tour kicks off in July

Singer and actor Lee Mead (Joseph, Wicked, Legally Blonde, BBC1’s Casualty) has announced his return to the live arena this year with Some Enchanted Evening, a ten-date concert tour which kicks off in July and concludes in December with a special Christmas themed show at London’s Garrick Theatre. On this, his fourth UK live outing, Mead will turn back the musical […]

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Kerry Ellis and Lee Mead join The Night of Electric Voices line-up

Kerry Ellis, who takes over from Nicole Scherzinger as Grizabella in the current West End production of Cats, will feature in The Night of Electric Voices on Sunday 1 March at the London Coliseum. She will be joined by Casualty actor and winner of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Any Dream Will Do, Lee Mead, as well as many stars of the West End and Broadway. The […]

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Stephen Rahman-Hughes – London Hippodrome

Stephen Rahman-Hughes performed at the Matcham Rooms at the London Hippodrome. The audience at the Hippodrome’s Matcham Rooms was not quite as packed for Stephen Rahman-Hughes’ cabaret gig on Saturday night as it has been for other, perhaps better known, faces from the world of musical theatre. But for anybody who stayed away, it was their loss, for they missed […]

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John Barrowman – one day musical theatre will call again

Paul F Cockburn recently caught up with the multi-talented John Barrowman in Glasgow. Having just been recording 25 episodes of Pressure Pad, his new entertainment quiz show for the BBC, Barrowman was – technically – promoting his pantomine, Dick McWhittington (opening at the SECC Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow on 14 December), but the conversation strangely enough […]

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