Josh Piterman

in the role of

The Phantom

Josh Piterman

in the role of

The Phantom

The Phantom marks Josh’s West End debut and he is so grateful to be gifted the opportunity to perform such a wonderfully iconic role. Josh is a well established Australian musical theatre performer and classical crossover artist who has worked prolifically since he graduated from Federation University with a Bachelor of Arts (Music Theatre) in 2006. Josh kicked off his career performing with the International pop opera group The Ten Tenors and he then made his mark as Tony in the 2010 Australian production of West Side Story. His other musical theatre credits include Bustopher Jones/Gus/Growltiger in the 2016 season of Cats, a role that won him the Green Room Award for Best Supporting Actor in A Musical; Edward in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers; Corny Collins in the UK tour of Hairspray; The Caliph in Kismet; Giuseppe in The Light in the Piazza; Jamie in The Last Five Years and most recently Gerry Goffin in the Australian tour of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. In 2018 his debut self titled album went to number 1 on both the Aria and ITunes Charts (Classical Crossover) in Australia. Josh would like to take the opportunity to thank his management in Australia and the UK, as well as his beautiful family for their constant love and support.

Wesbite: joshpiterman.com

Kelly Mathieson

in the role of

Christine Daaé

Kelly Mathieson

in the role of

Christine Daaé

Kelly grew up in Scotland and first began ballet lessons at the age of two. She then went on to train with the Scottish Ballet company and it was during this time that her voice was discovered. After studying at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Academy, she moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music. After graduating in 2015 she continued her training in Vienna, Austria.

Roles include : Barbarina , 1st Bridesmaid ‘Le Nozze de Figaro’ (Scottish Opera) , Actress ‘Agrippina’ (Theater an der Wien) , Euridice ‘Orpheus and the underworld’ (AOE) , Pamina ‘Die Zauberflöte’, Frasquita  ‘Carmen’, Susanna ‘Le Nozze de Figaro’ (Puglia Opera Festival)

Kelly is delighted to be joining the Phantom Company and to be making her West End debut in her dream role.

Bridget Costello

in the role of

Christine Daaé at certain performances

Bridget Costello

in the role of

Christine Daaé at certain performances

New Zealand-born Bridget Costello is a trained singer/actress/dancer who graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a Postgraduate Diploma in Musical Theatre last year. Since graduating she has played the title role in ‘Princess Ida’ at the Finborough Theatre and performed as a singer at Thursford Christmas Spectacular in Norfolk. While at the Academy, Bridget played the roles of Amy March in ‘Little Women’ and Ivy in ‘On the Town’.

Before moving to London she studied at the New Zealand School of Music completing a Bachelor of Music and Postgraduate Diploma in Classical Performance Voice, and performed the role of Tytania in Britten’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. She has worked as a member of the NZ Opera Chorus in ‘The Bartered Bride’ and ‘Madame Butterfly’.

Danny Whitehead

in the role of

Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny

Danny Whitehead

in the role of

Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny

Training: Guildford School of Acting

Whilst training Danny was awarded the BBC Performing Arts Award, the Sir Michael Redgrave Award and the Ian Fleming Award.

Theatre: u/s Enjolras in Les Misérables (Queens Theatre, West End), u/s The Wizard and Dr Dillamond in Wicked (UK Tour), u/s Tobias in Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera and UK Tour), u/s Lt. Cable in the Lincoln Centres production of South Pacific (London’s Barbican and UK Tour), Fons in 1418 – The WW1 Arena Musical (Mechelen Arena, Belgium), u/s Dickon in Secret Garden (UK Tour), Breaking The Code (English Theatre, Frankfurt), Brian May’s Anthems (Royal Albert Hall), Rags (Lyric Theatre).

Danny’s Television appearances include – The Olivier Awards 2012 (BBC, Royal Opera House), This Morning (ITV) and The Sondheim at 80 Prom (BBC, Royal Albert Hall).

Britt Lenting

in the role of

Carlotta Giudicelli

Britt Lenting

in the role of

Carlotta Giudicelli

Britt trained at the Frank Sanders Academy for Musical Theatre (The Netherlands)

Stage Credits includes:
Principal Vocalist in THE MAGIC OF HOLLYWOOD (UK Tour); Killer Queen in WE WILL ROCK YOU (Royal Caribbean); Stepmother in CINDERELLA (Belgium National Tour); Ursula cover and Aquata in THE LITTLE MERMAID (Dutch National Tour); Paulette cover and Enid Hoopes in LEGALLY BLONDE (Dutch National Tour); Velma von Tussle cover and Prudy Pingelton in HAIRSPRAY (Dutch National Tour); Rusty cover and Eleanor/Betty/Irene in FOOTLOOSE (Dutch National Tour); Cilly in CINDERELLA (Efteling Theatre); Carabosse in SLEEPING BEAUTY (Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds); Evil Queen in SNOW WHITE (The Cresset Theatre); Elvira, The Evil Witch in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds).

TV & Film Credits includes: ALL TOGETHER NOW (BBC); THE VOICE OF HOLLAND (Talpa); BEAT THE BEST (RTL4); THE ROAD TO FAME (RTL4)

Ross Dawes

in the role of

Monsieur Firmin

Ross Dawes

in the role of

Monsieur Firmin

Theatre credits include: The Rink playing the role of Lino/ Dino’s Father (Southwark Playhouse), Girl from the North Country (Noel Coward Theatre), Charlie & the Chocolate Factory – Original cast Jerry & went on to play Mr Salt (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Shrek the Musical Original cast playing the Big Bad Wolf (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Passion at the Donmar Warehouse playing Leuitenant Barri, Sir Robin in Spamalot (Palace Theatre), Chitty ChittyBang Bang Original cast (London Palladium), Flat Top in Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria), Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium), Evita (UK Tour), Singing in the Rain (UK Tour), Rolf Gruber in The Sound of Music (Cheltenham Everyman).

Feature Film: Rocketman – Paramount Pictures

Workshop: Jerome K Jerome – Finding Neverland, Talking with Mr Warner

Television credits include: Victoria Woods Midlife Christmas, The Bill.

Other: Adele Wembley concert 2017, Mary Poppins Returns vocalist

Richard Woodford

in the role of

Monsieur Andre

Richard Woodford

in the role of

Monsieur Andre

Training: Bodywork Company Dance Studios in Performing Arts.

Theatre credits include: Gus/Growltiger/Bustopher Jones in Cats (Asian Tour); understudied and played Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera (25th Anniversary National Tour); understudied and played Galileo and Khashoggi in We Will Rock You (Dominion Theatre); Grantaire/Factory Foreman and u/s Javert in Les Miserables (Queen’s Theatre); Electra and Rusty in Starlight Express (Bochum, Germany); Bobo and u/s Electra in Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria Theatre); Marcos Cordoba and u/s Agon in La Cava (Piccadilly Theatre/Victoria Palace Theatre); Gus and u/s Tony Manero and Bobby C in Saturday Night Fever (London Palladium); Lover/Harmonica Player and u/s Captain Walker in Tommy (National Tour); Victor and u/s Munkustrap, Gus and Old Deuteronomy in Cats (New London Theatre); Gad/Butler in Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (National Tour).

Most recently: Greaseball and Electra in Starlight Express (Bochum).

Recordings include: cast albums of Saturday Night Fever and La Cava, and Richard’s debut album Because Of You, a showcase of his musical theatre journey.

Richard is delighted to be returning to the West End in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s original production of The Phantom of the Opera.

Jacinta Mulcahy

in the role of

Madame Giry

Jacinta Mulcahy

in the role of

Madame Giry

Theatre includes: in the West End, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte, Doria in Cafe Puccini, Cosette in Les Misérables, Fiona in Brigadoon and Nurse Kelly in Harvey. UK tours: Baroness Elsa in The Sound of Music, Sarah Brown in Guys and Dolls and Maria in The Sound of Music. Also, Elaine in Arsenic and Old Lace (Windsor), A Perfect Gentleman and The Authorised Version (King’s Head), Twopence to Cross the Mersey (Liverpool), Sondheim’s There’s Always a Woman (Bridewell), Ettie in Come Back Paddy Reilly (USA tour), Eliza in My Fair Lady (Plymouth), Titania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Laura in The Glass Menagerie (Everyman), Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (Cork Opera House), Henrietta in Robert & Elizabeth (Chichester), Oona O’Neil in The Little Tramp (Basingstoke), Ruth in Romantic Comedy (world tour) and Ma Baker in Daddy Cool.

Film includes: Brand New U, Earthquake – Nature Unleashed, Sylvie, Frankenstein – The Real Story, Son of the Pink Panther, The Kaleidoscope Affair, Sputnik Sweetheart and A Dark Reflection (2014).

Television includes: Poirot, Rosemary & Thyme, The Wharf, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Holby, Up Against It, Casualty, Kings & Queens, Doctors, Murder on the Links, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte, Swallow, Night Works, Peak Practice, Emmerdale, Victorian Values, The Perfect Marriage, Shades, Sweating Bullets, Tommy Cooper – Not Like That, Like This (2014).

Recordings include: Brigadoon, Robert & Elizabeth, Mrs Henderson’s Party, Molly, A Princess & a Pig, Mr Crippen, Bird of Paradise and An Evening of Rodgers & Hammerstein (RTE Proms).

Paul Ettore Tabone

in the role of

Ubaldo Piangi

Paul Ettore Tabone

in the role of

Ubaldo Piangi

Tenor, Paul Ettore Tabone graduated from the Central Queensland University Conservatorium of Music (Australia) with the honour of being awarded the ‘Most Promising Voice for Music Theatre Award’ in both 2007 & 2009. With a Bachelor of Music Theatre he immediately made his first operatic debut with a solo opera performance in Opera Queensland’s world premiere production of The Dirty Apple.

In 2011/12 Paul joined Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to The Phantom Of The Opera, Love Never Dies, playing the supporting principal role of Squelch. The production was filmed by Universal Studios International and distributed to over 75 countries worldwide.

2013 proved to be a milestone in his career. In February 2013 Paul was accepted as a ‘Young Artist in the prestigious Luciano Pavarotti Foundation of Modena under the guidance of director and wife of the late Maestro, Signora. Nicoletta Mantovani. Paul shared the stage with Placido Domingo and Andrea Bocelli, performing to an audience of over 20,000 at the Arena in Verona, Italy. This sold-out event commemorated 100 years of opera at the Arena, and was a tribute to the late Luciano Pavarotti. The event was broadcast via Rai 1 to over 15 million viewers. This concert led Paul to being invited to perform as a soloist at the house of Luciano Pavarotti in Modena in 2013. He then performed in New York on Broadway at the New York City Centre, Teatro Menotti (Spoletto) and Teatro Duse in Bologna with the Luciano Pavarotti Heritage Concert.

Paul made his professional operatic debut in 2014 as Duca di Mantova in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Opera Națională Bucureşti under the baton of Cristiano Sandu and directed by Stephen Barlow. In April Paul performed as ‘Tony’ in Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story for the Teatro Carlo Felice (Genova) under the baton of Maestro Wayne Marshall, and also made his debut as B.F Pinkerton in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Teatro dei Giglio (Lucca) in collaboration with the Puccini Foundation of Italy under the direction of Massimo Morella.

Paul was the runner-up at the 2013 International Vocal Competition Rinaldo Pellizoni and won the Public Choice Award at the 2014 Canto Festival at Teatro La Fenice (FM).

2015 proved to be another great year for the young tenor as he returned to the Opera Naţională București for further performances as Duca Di Mantova in Stephen Barlow’s production of Rigoletto. He was then invited to once again play the role of Squelch for the 2015/2016 season of Stage Entertainment’s (Germany), production of Love Never Dies at the Hamburg Stage Operettenhaus.

Paul thanks his family, friends and his agent for their wonderful support.

Georgia Ware

in the role of

Meg Giry

Georgia Ware

in the role of

Meg Giry

Training: Suzanne’s School of Dance, Ickenham, Royal Ballet Lower and Upper School.

Theatre includes: her West End debut at the age of six in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (London Palladium, 2001-02), Little Cosette in Les Misérables (Palace and Queen’s, 2003-04) and The Nutcracker (Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House, 2005, 2006 and 2011).

Film and television include: featured role in The Bill and voiceover for The Exorcism of Emily Rose.

Other work includes: Homage to The Queen Gala (Buckingham Palace, 2005) and Chloe in The Magic of Ballet fortnightly magazine (2005-07).

Philip Griffiths

in the role of

Monsieur Reyer/Auctioneer

Philip Griffiths

in the role of

Monsieur Reyer/Auctioneer

In 2010 Philip celebrated 30 consecutive years performing in the West End.

Training: Royal Manchester College of Music.

Theatre includes: in ten years at the Prince Edward Theatre, Evita directed by Hal Prince, Chess directed by Trevor Nunn and Anything Goes directed by Jerry Zaks. On 9th October 2019, Philip will celebrate the start of his 30th year in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s (from 1998 to 2000 he was resident director). Also in the West End, Kings and Clowns and The Biograph Girl (both at the Phoenix). UK tours include Paul Fontaine in Desert Song and Narrator in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Pantomimes include Colin in Puss in Boots, Prince Charming in Cinderella and Robinson in Robinson Crusoe. Philip has also appeared in repertory in Othello and Faces of Eve (Salisbury Playhouse).

Opera includes: in 1972 being invited to join the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and Touring Opera companies. He has appeared with Kent Opera, Opera Rara, the New Opera Company, Dublin Grand Opera, English Music Theatre and in productions and concerts in Germany, Italy, France, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Belgium.

Other work includes: In recognition of his work Philip was made an Honorary Friend of Gregynog Young Musicians Competition and is a supporter of Ysgol Theatr Maldwyn, a drama group for young performers, composers and writers from his home county of Montgomeryshire, Mid-Wales. Philip appears in many concerts in Wales to support local charities and to say thank you to the county of Montgomeryshire for the financial support which has enabled him to have what many would regard as a record-breaking period as a performer.

Tim Morgan

in the role of

Monsieur Lefevre / Don Attilio

Tim Morgan

in the role of

Monsieur Lefevre / Don Attilio

Training: Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

Theatre credits include: Ensemble/understudy Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd (Adelphi Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre), Lionel in That Day We Sang (Manchester International Festival), Major Rizzoli/Fosca’s Father in Passion (Donmar Warehouse), Don Attilio/le Fevre in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Ensemble/understudy and played Von Trapp in The Sound of Music (Palladium), Saruman in The Lord of the Rings (Drury Lane), Ensemble/understudy Peron in Evita (Adelphi), Policeman in Mary Poppins (Prince Edward Theatre), Javert and Bishop/Grantaire in two productions of Les Misérables (Palace Theatre), Caiaphas in Jesus Christ Superstar (European tour), Fogg in Sweeney Todd (Holland Park), Michael in Adult Ways (Sherman Theatre Cardiff), Mike in Elegies for Angels (Library Theatre Manchester), Auctioneer/Don Atillo/understudy and played Firmin in The Phantom of the Opera (Manchester Opera House), Man III in Doris (King’s Head Theatre), Arch Deacon in Which Witch (Piccadilly Theatre).

Opera credits include: Malatesta in Don Pasquale (WNO), Silvano in Un Ballo in Maschera (Dublin Grand Opera), Ko-Ko in The Mikado, Dick Deadeye in HMS Pinafore, Strephon in Iolanthe and Sergeant in The Pirates of Penzance (D’Oyly Carte) and Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri (Buxton Festival Opera).

Film and Television include: Sweeney Todd (Dreamworks), Achilles (Channel 4 Films) and The Hour (BBC)

Recordings include: Sweeney Todd, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mary Poppins, Evita, Lord of the Rings, South Pacific, Iolanthe, The Gondoliers, Wonderful Town, 42nd Street and Mame.

Hadrian Delacey

in the role of

Joseph Buquet

Hadrian Delacey

in the role of

Joseph Buquet

Training: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre includes: creating the role of Mr Beebe in A Room with a View (Snap Theatre Company tour), his West End debut as Policeman, understudy Gerald and Parchester in Me and My Girl, Marine and Captain Shultz in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Brujon, understudied and played Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, understudied Peron, playing opposite Marti Webb in Evita (UK tour), ensemble, understudy King Herod and Annas in Gale Edwards’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar (West End), Charlie the Fisherman, understudy Straight Arrow and General Bellows in Dr Dolittle (Labatt’s Apollo), Annas in Jesus Christ Superstar (international tour), King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK tour) and Romeo and Juliet (Piccadilly). Hadrian created the role of Marvin in the multi award-winning Jerry Springer – The Opera (NT, Cambridge Theatre) and as part of the ensemble he won the 2004 Olivier Award for Best Supporting Performance in a Musical. He then took over the role of Warmup Man/Satan, opening the show with David Soul as Jerry. Also, Mr Marks, understudy Max Bialystock, Roger De Bris and Franz Liebkind in The Producers (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and UK tour), Knife Grinder and Mr Brownlow in Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Oliver! starring Rowan Atkinson (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane), Major Shelley in The Secret Garden (Toronto), Inspector Collins in Phil Wilmott’s production of Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be (Union) and Oliver! (UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh).

Film includes: Les Misérables with Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe, directed by Tom Hooper.

Manon Taris

in the role of

Confidante (Il Muto)

Manon Taris

in the role of

Confidante (Il Muto)

Training: RICK ODUM’s international institut of performing art, Paris

Theatre includes: Belle in beauty and the beast (Stage Entertainment, Paris), Ensemble/cover Christine Daae in Le Fantome de l’Opera (Stage Entertainment, Paris), Alternate Sarah in Dance of the Vampires’s Roman Polanski (Stage entertainment, Paris), Cosette in Les Miserables (Lausanne, Switzerland), Ensemble/cover Mary Robert in Sister Act (stage Entertainment, Paris), Le Petit Prince in Le Petit Prince (Asian tour).

Operetta includes: Parthenis in La Belle Helene (Paris) Resi in Valses de Vienne (Paris).

Manon is thrilled to start a new career in the UK and making her West End debut in her favorite show.

Kris Manuel

in the role of

Firechief

Kris Manuel

in the role of

Firechief

Training: The Royal Academy of Music (London) and The Midlands Academy of Dance and Drama (Nottingham).

Theatre Matilda the Musical for the Royal Shakespeare Company (Cambridge Theatre, London) The Doctor/The Escapologist; Cover Mr Wormwood/Sergei; Billy Elliot the Musical (UK and Ireland Tour) Cover Mr Braithwaite/Big Davy; La Boheme (Royal Albert Hall); Starlight Express (UK Tour 11/12) Ruhrgold/Alternate Electra; Starlight Express (UK Tour 07/08) Ruhrgold/Cover Rusty; Saturday Night Fever (UK tour) Lou/Cover Bobby C/Joey/Chester/Gus; Crazy for You (UK tour) Wyatt/Cover the Rhythm Kings; Peter Pan The Musical (Genting, Kuala Lumpur); Hooray for Hollywood (Monte Carlo Sporting Club) Soloist; Elton John and Ray Cooper (Royal Albert Hall) Soloist; All Male Iolanthe (Union Theatre) The Fairy Queen, Ruddigore (Tabard Theatre) Sir Despard of Murgatroyd; Aladdin (Lincoln Drill Hall) Aladdin. Sleeping Beauty (Lincoln Drill Hall) Prince; Robin Hood (Oxford Playhouse) Sir Guy of Guisbourne.

Television: Gulliver’s Travels (Film), Discomania 2, Peak Practice, Auf Wiedersehen Pet.

Paul Erbs

in the role of

Passarino/Hairdresser

Paul Erbs

in the role of

Passarino/Hairdresser

Training: Auckland University, Bachelor of Music, Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Credits while training: Kiss Me Kate, Curtains, Babes in Arms

Credits include: Tosca, Turandot, Rigoletto, La Traviata (New Zealand Opera Company) and Evita (New Zealand tour).

Paul is thrilled to be making his West End debut in The Phantom of the Opera and would like to thank his agent and family for all their love and support.

Simon Whitaker

in the role of

Jeweller (Il Muto)

Simon Whitaker

in the role of

Jeweller (Il Muto)

Simon trained at the Royal Academy of Music, where he graduated with an MA in Musical Theatre in 2019.

Theatre while training includes: Stone in City of Angels, Roger in Rent, Man 1 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.

Simon is thrilled to be making his professional debut in Phantom of the Opera.

Ellen Jackson

in the role of

Wardrobe Mistress

Ellen Jackson

in the role of

Wardrobe Mistress

Training: Ellen was born in Lanarkshire and is a graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Opera includes: her professional debut at the Waterford Festival, performing the title role in The Merry Widow and Gianetta in The Gondoliers, for which she received the Best Female Voice Award. After this she joined Scottish Opera, with whom she performed in Der Rosenkavelier, Die Meistersinger, Die Fledermaus, L’Elisir d’Amore, Tosca and Egisto.

Theatre includes: My Fair Lady, Fiddler on the Roof, The Beggar’s Opera, Annie, Sister Margaretta in The Sound of Music (UK tour), the hit West End musical Chess and Fiddler on the Roof (Theatre Royal, Plymouth). Seasons followed in Born Again (Chichester Festival Theatre), Les Misérables (Palace) and The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s), in which she played Madame Giry at many performances. She has also played Mrs Mullin and the Principal in the musical Carousel (Perth Theatre).

Ellen is delighted to be playing the role of the Wardrobe Mistress at Her Majesty’s in The Phantom of the Opera.

Andrei Teodor Iliescu

in the role of

Slavemaster

Andrei Teodor Iliescu

in the role of

Slavemaster

Born in Constanta, Romania, Andrei started dancing at the age of 11 at the National College of Arts in his hometown. Following the win of his first major competition at the age of 14, Andrei moved to Bucharest to join a prestigious ballet school in Romania to further his training.

At the age of 17 he competed in the international ballet competition ‘Prix de Lausanne’ in Switzerland. He was immediately awarded a full scholarship to attend Central School of Ballet.

After graduating with a First class degree, Andrei made his debut in the West End joining the new production of “McQueen” at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.

James Butcher

in the role of

Porter/Lion Man/Assistant Dance Captain

James Butcher

in the role of

Porter/Lion Man/Assistant Dance Captain

Training: The Royal Ballet School, Italia Conti

James joined the prestigious Royal Ballet Company after he finished his training and worked with many acclaimed choreographers. As a versatile performer, James moved to the West End to join the cast of ‘Billy Elliot’, where he played the role of older Billy. He has also appeared in Walt Disney’s The Nutcracker and The Four Realm and Cinderella. Most recently, James joined the company of ‘An American in Paris’ at the Dominion Theatre. He has also recently wrapped on feature film, Artemis Fowl, for Walt Disney, which will be in Cinemas in 2019. He is thrilled to join the company of ‘Phantom of the Opera.’

Katy Hanna

in the role of

Wild Woman (Hannibal)

Katy Hanna

in the role of

Wild Woman (Hannibal)

Training: Guildford School of Acting

Theatre: 1st cover Madame Morrible in Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre); Dance Captain/Cover Thenardier/Cover Factor Girl/Swing in Les Miserables (Queens Theatre); Swing in The Phantom of The Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Love Beyond (concept album) and Song of Songs by Laudibus (Delphian Records); Choir in Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert (02 Arena); Tawny Miller in Soapdish – The Musical (Workshop); Swing in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Choir Member in Les Miserables – 25th Anniversary Concert (o2 Arena); Ensemble in The Phantom of the Opera – 25th Anniversary Tour (Royal Albert Hall).

Ben Tyler

in the role of

Soldier (Hannibal)

Ben Tyler

in the role of

Soldier (Hannibal)

Ben trained at Arts Educational Schools, London.

On graduating he joined the final cast of the original West End production of Les Misérables as Prouvaire and 1st cover Marius.

Roles whilst training: Tick/Mitzi in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Ensemble in Cabaret, Sweeney Todd/Judge Turpin in Sweeney Todd, and Elyot Chase in Private Lives.

Other Credits include: The Olivier Awards 2017Disney’s Broadway HitsTFI Friday.

Corinne Cowling

in the role of

Princess (Hannibal)

Corinne Cowling

in the role of

Princess (Hannibal)

Training: Australian/American soprano Corinne Cowling holds a Master of Music (Vocal Performance) with Distinction from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD), as well as a Certificate II in Musical Theatre, Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice) and Graduate Diploma (Opera) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). Corinne was a finalist in the 2014 IFAC Australian Singing Competition and won a full scholarship to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where she also won the Schubert Institute Competition.  From a young age Corinne trained in classical ballet and was awarded an ARAD Advanced 2 with Distinction.  She trained at the Charlesworth Institute, Western Australia, and the Royal Conservatoire, The Hague, where she was selected to perform pieces by Jiří Kylián on tour across The Netherlands for the Holland Dance Festival in 2010.  Credits while training include: Gretel in Hansel and Gretel and Angelica in La Serva e L’Ussero at WAAPALaetitia in The Old Maid and the Thief, Fraquita in Carmen, Fanny in Cambiale di matrimonio and Nanetta in Falstaff for GSMD Opera Scenes.

Performances include: Corinne performed as soprano soloist in the major concert halls across the UK and Istanbul for Raymond Gubbay’s Johann Strauss Gala National UK Tour 2017-2019. Other performances include: Other Love Songs at the Wigmore Hall, Guildhall Artist Platform recital at the Barbican Hall, Cosette in Pimlico Opera’s Les Misérables, Peep-bo in Charles Court Opera’s The Mikado, Aréthuze and Bubikopf in Lost and Found Opera’s Actéon and The Emperor of Atlantis, Barbarina and cover Susanna in Clonter Opera’s Le nozze di Figaro, Ensemble in West Green House Opera’s Candide, Madama Butterfly and Die Fledermaus. 

Corinne is excited to be making her West End debut with the Phantom cast and wants to thank her family, friends and teachers for their endless love, support and guidance, with special thanks to her parents and sister Morgan.

Victoria Ward

in the role of

Madame Firmin

Victoria Ward

in the role of

Madame Firmin

Training: Victoria trained at Mountview Theatre School.

Theatre includes: Sister Berthe in The Sound of Music (International tour), Kath Casey opposite Suggs in Our House, Madame Thénardier in Les Misérables, Sarah Jane Moore in Assassins, Sugar in Sugar (all for Pimlico Opera), Mrs McIlhenny in Do I Hear A Waltz? (Park Theatre), Prudy Pingleton in Hairspray (Singapore), Frau Schmidt in The Sound of Music (Kuala Lumpur), Blood Brothers (UK Tour), Constance in The Three Musketeers (UK Tour), Jaynie in Dont Misunderstand Me(English Theatre of Hamburg), Atlanta in Jason and the Argonauts (New Players Theatre), Molly Wesley in John Wesley (UK Tour), Helen in Wonderful Town, Dinah in South Pacific for Craig Revel Horwood (Grange Park Opera) and Polly Peachum in the ENO production of The Beggars Opera. Victoria has toured Australia, New Zealand, the U.S and Canada with Carl Rosa Opera playing Cousin Hebe opposite Timothy West in HMS Pinafore and Pitti-Sing in The Mikado. She returned to the company for their West End season at the Gielgud Theatre, playing Leila in Iolanthe and Isabel in The Pirates of Penzance.

Victoria is thrilled to be joining the cast of The Phantom of the Opera as it celebrates its 30thBirthday.

Alistair So

in the role of

Policeman in the Pit

Alistair So

in the role of

Policeman in the Pit

Training: Alistair trained at Guildford School of Acting, where he graduated with a First-Class BA Degree in Musical Theatre.

Theatre: Newsvendor/Lawyer in the UK premier of Amour (Charing Cross Theatre); Jimmy Winter in the UK premier of Nice Work If You Can Get It (Upstairs at the Gatehouse); u/s Lun Tha in The King and I (London Palladium); u/s Thuy in Miss Saigon (UK & Ireland Tour).

Film/TV: The King and I (London Palladium, 2018); The One Show (BBC).

Other Credits: Guest Soloist at Magic of the Movies (Electric Theatre); The Olivier Awards 40th Anniversary Concert (Royal Festival Hall and BBC Radio 3); Comrade Rockstar (Ivy Arts Centre).

Twitter: @alistairso

 

Sophie Caton

in the role of

Page (Don Juan Triumphant)

Sophie Caton

in the role of

Page (Don Juan Triumphant)

Training: Arts Educational Schools, London.

Theatre credits: Scrooge (Curve Theatre, Leicester); Mary Poppins (International Tour); Claus (Landor Theatre, London); Romeo & Juliet (Greenwich Theatre, London); Oliver! (UK & Ireland Tour); The Bugle Boy (Garrick Theatre, West End & UK Tour); Into The Woods (Regents Park Open Air Theatre, London); Olivier Awards – Into The Woods (Drury Lane, West End); Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2, London); Mary Poppins (UK Tour); COMPANY (Derby Playhouse); Peter Pan (Royal Festival Hall, London); Les Miserables (Palace Theatre, West End); Carousel (UK Tour); Martin Guerre (West Yorkshire Playhouse & UK Tour); Scrooge (Dominion Theatre, West End & UK Tour).

Cast Recordings: Martin Guerre (First Night Records).

TV credits: Paul O’Grady Live (ITV); Casualty (BBC); Crimewatch (BBC).

Fun Fact: Sophie is also a Certified Bikram Yoga Teacher!

Sophie is thrilled to be joining the West End cast of Phantom and would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support.

Zoe Arshamian

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Zoe Arshamian

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Zoe was born in Cheshire and at the age of 11 went to The Royal Ballet School for 5 years where she danced with The Royal Ballet in ‘Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and The Nutcracker’ followed by Central School of Ballet for 3 years where she performed in Swan Lake with Northern Ballet.

After graduating she joined The National Ballet of Ireland where she performed in Scherezarde, Romeo and Juliet, The Nutcracker and Carmen.

She joined Phantom of the Opera, West End for 2 years, then performed with New English Ballet Theatre, working with several choreographers. She appeared in Dinsney’s ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ choreographed by Liam Scarlett.

Zoe understudied Lise Dassin in ‘An American in Paris’ (original West End cast) and was involved in the creation of a new contemporary musical ‘Vanara’ and an immersive production of Swan Lake playing Odette.

Zoe has just finished performing ‘On the Town’ in Japan, choreographed by Ashley Page.

Sophie Cottrill

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Sophie Cottrill

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opéra Populaire

Sophie was born in Worcester and began her training at Harlequin Stage School before gaining a place at Central School of Ballet at 16.

During her time at Central Sophie performed as part of Ballet Central in works by Matthew Bourne, Christopher Bruce and Liam Scarlett. She also guested with Scottish Ballet in their run at Sadlers Wells in 2017, performing Crystal Pites ‘Emergence’

Upon graduating from Central in 2017, Sophie joined Michael Clark Company.

Morven Douglas

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Morven Douglas

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Morven was born in Ayrshire, Scotland and began her training at age 11 at the Dance School of Scotland in Glasgow. At 16 she joined the Central School of Ballet where she trained for a further 3 years. Taking part in the Ballet Central touring company in her third year, where she performed in pieces by Christopher Gable, Sara Matthews and Richard Bermange.

Upon graduating this year with a BA Hons Degree in Professional Dance and Performance Morven is thrilled to be making her debut in the West End and to be joining the cast of The Phantom of the Opera.

Danielle Stephens

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Danielle Stephens

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Training: Danielle was born in Bournemouth, Dorset. At nine she joined the Royal Ballet Junior Associates programme for two years and performed with the Royal Ballet in Don Quixote. She gained a place at the Royal Ballet Lower School where she continued her training for five years, performing with the Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty. Her training continued at Elmhurst School for Dance where she worked with Birmingham Royal Ballet in Sleeping Beauty.

Ballet includes: Upon graduating, Danielle joined Vienna Festival Ballet, spending three seasons with them touring the UK and overseas. Her repertoire includes numerous roles in Cinderella, The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty.

Film and television include: dancing for Cheryl Cole – Promise This (BBC Children In Need) and, more recently, appearing as a ballet dancer in the film The Other Wife starring Rupert Everett.

Anna Shircliff

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Anna Shircliff

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Training:
Born in Devon Anna trained at Trull School of Dance and Royal Ballet associates, continuing her training at Elmhurst Ballet School in association with Birmingham Royal Ballet

Ballet Credits:
Performed as a student with the Birmingham Royal Ballet in Firebird and their Winter Gala.
Graduated with a contract with Vanuemine Theatre Ballet in Estonia dancing as a soloist and in the Corps de Ballet roles; Nutcracker, Giselle, Sleeping Beauty, Peeter Paan, Petrushka, Caarmen, Kevade, Onegin, Chess (Musical), Die Fledermaus (Opera).

Theatre Credits:
Cover Meg and ballet girl in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Ballet Girl in The Phantom of the Opera 25th (Royal Albert Hall) and 30th anniversary.
Reading pantomime Cinderella- ensemble and cover Cinderella, Dick Whittington-ensemble and cover Alice and Dick.
International tour Mary Poppins as swing.

TV/Film Credits:
Featured dancer in Doctors (BBC), dancer in Rumer, Love Shudda and Welcome to Karachi.

Anna is delighted to be re-joining Phantom.

Claire Tilling

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Claire Tilling

in the role of

The Ballet Chorus of the Opera Populaire

Training: Born in Cheshire, Claire trained at Northern Ballet School, Manchester, where, in her graduating year, she performed as Swanhilda in Manchester City Ballet’s Coppelia and was an Adeline Genee Awards semi-finalist.

Theatre includes: Upon graduating, Claire joined the national tour of The Phantom of the Opera (1998-2000) and is delighted to be back with the company here at Her Majesty’s where she has covered and played the role of Meg Giry. Other theatre includes: Spirit of the Dance (UK and USA tours) and Lullabies of Broadway (USA tour).

Television includes: This Morning, First Light and Search for the Holy Grail.

Grace Castle

in the role of

Ballet Swing

Grace Castle

in the role of

Ballet Swing

Grace was born in Grantham, Lincolnshire. At the age of 8 she joined the Royal Ballet Schools Junior Associate programme, as a weekly student for 3 years. At 11 years old, she gained a place at the Royal Ballet School, where she studied for a further 8 years at the Lower and Upper Schools.

Niall McMahon (former dancer of Scottish Ballet also intermittently coached Grace from the age of 10. She was a semi-finalist of the Young British Dancer of the Year in 2012, and a Finalist in 2013 and 2014. As a student, she danced with The Royal Ballet Company in productions of: Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Peter and the Wolf, Firebird and Manon.

During her graduate year she was given the opportunity to dance with Scottish Ballet during their tour of Peter Darrells, The Nutcracker. Upon graduating from the Royal Ballet School she joined Scottish Ballet, where she danced in Christopher Hampsons Cinderella and David Dawsons Swan Lake.

Matthew Barrow

in the role of

Swing

Matthew Barrow

in the role of

Swing

Training: Bird College

Theatre: Swing/Dance Captain in Sunset Boulevard (UK Tour), Hortensio in Kiss Me Kate (Welsh National Opera), Ensemble in Jackie the Musical (UK Tour), Wolf in Red Riding Hood- the Musical (Pleasance), Understudy Harry, Bill, Sam in Mamma Mia! (Novello), Amos Hart in Chicago (Curve, Leicester), Ru & Understudy Charlie Kringas in Merrily We Roll Along (Menier Chocolate Factory & Harold Pinter), Understudy Wizard & Uncle Henry in Wizard of Oz (Palladium), Understudy Herman in Sweet Charity (Haymarket), Mary Poppins (UK Tour), Goody & Understudy Joe Vegas in Fame (European Tour), Miss Saigon (UK Tour)

Workshops: The American Clock (National Theatre, London), My Land’s Shore (RADA Studios)

Adam Robert Lewis

in the role of

Swing

Adam Robert Lewis

in the role of

Swing

Training: Adam trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Workshops include: Guy Fawkes the Musical (Delfont Rooms, Prince of Wales),

Concerts include: Hello Cabaret in the Park (Sophia Gardens), A Musical Journey (Wales Millennium Centre), An Evening on Broadway (Sony Theatre), Music is Magic (London Palladium), Ignite (Theatre Royal Drury Lane), Movies to Musicals (Glasgow City Halls), Songs of Laura and Daniel Curtis (Royal Albert Hall), An Evening with Only Boys Aloud (Maesteg Town Hall) and An Evening with Adam Robert Lewis (The Other Palace) Musicals at the Castle (Margam Park), Night at the Musicals (The Orangery).

Credits whilst training include: Darryl Van Horne in Witches of Eastwick (Mountview Academy), Tyler in Merrily We Roll Along (Mountview Academy), Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls (Mountview Academy) and Tom Sargeant in Skylight (Mountview Academy).

Eleanor Sanderson-Nash

in the role of

Swing

Eleanor Sanderson-Nash

in the role of

Swing

Sussex born Eleanor is classically trained and graduated with a Masters degree from the Royal College of Music in 2017 where she studied with Janis Kelly. Here her studies were generously supported by numerous trusts and scholarships and she was the recipient of First Place in the Ted Moss and Bertha Taylor-Stach Prize. Before this she studied at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Eleanor has performed with numerous opera companies including English National Opera, Grange Park Opera (roles include Sandman in Hansel und Gretel and Oscar (cover) in Un Ballo in Maschera), Waterperry Opera and British Youth Opera. She was a Young Artist at Opera Holland Park where she sang the role of Zerlina in Don Giovanni.

Eleanor is delighted to be making her West End debut in such an amazing show and wants to thank her family and friends for their ongoing support.

Rebecca Ridout

in the role of

Swing

Rebecca Ridout

in the role of

Swing

Training: London School of Musical Theatre & National Youth Music Theatre

Theatre: Belle A Christmas Carol (Castle Wellingborough); Sister Sophia & U/S Baroness Schraeder The Sound of Music (International); Sister Margaretta The Sound of Music (Curve); Mrs Catesby Princess Caraboo (Finborough); Woman One Love Is Eternal (London Theatre Workshop); Helena The Next Big Thing (Edinburgh Fringe); U/S and played Margaret Brown Molly Wobbly (Phoenix Arts Club); Woman One Tis The Season (Jermyn Street Theatre); Somewhere Girl West Side Story (Victoria Warehouse, National Youth Music Theatre) and Karen Richards Applause (Bridewell Theatre, LSMT).

Concerts: The Magic of Animation (Cadogan Hall); The Railway Children (Cadogan Hall); Sally Anderson in A Christmas Carol (Lyceum); Candide (Cadogan Hall); Honeymoon In Vegas (London Palladium); Vivan in State Fair (Cadogan Hall). Rebecca is the Chorus Manager and Leader for the London Musical Theatre Orchestra.

 Rebecca would like to thank her friends and family for their endless support, and she is utterly thrilled to be making her West End debut in her dream show.

John Stacey

in the role of

Swing

John Stacey

in the role of

Swing

Training: London Studio Centre.

John most recently appeared as the Policeman and Northbrook in the Mary Poppins International tour.

Previous credits include: Barnum UK tour; Stephen Ward (Aldwych Theatre); The Pajama Game (Chichester); Top Hat (Aldwych); My Fair Lady (BBC Prom at RAH); Scrooge (UK tour); Lend Me a Tenor ( Theatre Royal Plymouth and Gielgud); Me and My Girl (Sheffield Crucible); Hello Dolly! (Regents Park); Victoria Wood’s Midlife Christmas (BBC); Fame (UK tour); Mamma Mia (International Tour); Guys and Dolls (Donmar tour); Acorn Antiques the Musical (Haymarket); Anything Goes ( Theatre Royal Drury Lane); My Fair Lady ( RNT and Drury Lane); Hard Times ( Theatre Royal, Haymarket); Les Miserables (Palace Theatre); Saturday Night Fever (The Palladium); Guys and Dolls (RNT); Martin Guerre (Prince Edward); Cats (New London); Fiddler on the Roof (London Palladium) A Midsummer Nights Dream, The Two Gentlemen of Verona and High Society (Regents Park) Other regional work includes: Cinderella (Bristol Old Vic); Evita (Beirut); Guys and Dolls (Crucible Theatre Sheffield); Grease (European and Scandinavian tours). The Adventures of Mr Toad (Watermill); Pickwick ( UK tour); Watership Down, Step in Time ( Redgrave Theatre Farnham) La Vie Parisienne (Iford Festival)

Scott Davies

in the role of

Standby Phantom

Scott Davies

in the role of

Standby Phantom

Training: Scott was born and educated in Glasgow and trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Opera and concerts include: recently, The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with the SPO (UK tour), Remondado in Carmen (English National Opera), and The Painter in Lulu, Borsa in Rigoletto, Don Riccardo and, on occasions, the title role of Ernani in Verdi’s Ernani (English National Opera).

Theatre includes: the title role in The Phantom of the Opera (West End and UK tour) and The Father in Halisinia (world premiere, NT). Other musicals include: Gus, Bustopher Jones and Growltiger in Cats (UK tour), Mr Snow in Carousel and Kayama Yesaemon in Pacific Overtures (Leicester Haymarket), Chess (international tour, Oslo) and Sandy in Brigadoon (Victoria Palace).

Television includes: Taggart, Take the High Road, The Laurence Olivier Awards, Unreported Incident, Call Me Mister, Crimewatch UK, Open House, Echo Island, The Kenny Live Show and Dustin.

Other work includes: Scott is a regular with Radio 2’s Friday Night Is Music Night and has sung with some of Europe’s leading orchestras, including the CBSO, RSNO, Hallé, Gothenburg Symphony, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and RTE Concert Orchestra, with whom he recently played Pilate in the concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar. He has performed with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra as Benjamin Stone in an all-Scottish production of Sondheim’s Follies. Scott has also had the pleasure of singing for The Queen and for the Three Tenors (Pavarotti, Domingo and Carreras).

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