Les Misérables Gets Major Cast Overhaul On 16 June

See Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre.

The West End production of Les Misérables is set for a major cast change at the Queen's Theatre on 16 June.

Joining the company of the 2014 BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award-winning show will be Peter Lockyer (right) as Jean Valjean, David Thaxton as Javert, Tom Edden as Thénardier, Celinde Schoenmaker as Fantine, Michael Colbourne as Enjolras and Emilie Fleming as Cosette.

Rob Houchen will continue in the role of Marius, with Carrie Hope Fletcher continuing as Eponine and Wendy Ferguson as Madame Thénardier.

Lockyer recently completed a year-and-a-half run as Valjean in the sold-out North American 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Miz. He has also appeared as Chris in Miss Saigon on Broadway and on a national tour, and as Marius in the 10th Anniversary production of Les Miz on Broadway. 

Thaxton recently played Giorgio in Passion at the Donmar Warehouse, for which he won the 2011 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Previously, he played Enjolras in Les Miz at the Queen's Theatre and Raoul in Love Never Dies at the Adelphi Theatre.

Edden appeared in One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway, for which he earned a Tony Award Nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in 2011. Most recently he played Fagin in Oliver! at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Schoenmaker (left) returns as Fantine after making her West End debut in the role in 2013. She recently played Jenny in Love Story on tour in Holland.

Colbourne most recently played Young Buddy in Follies at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. He makes his West-End debut as Enjolras.

Fleming was a finalist in BBC TV's Over the Rainbow. Her credits include Oliver! at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. She also took part in the Les Miz 20th Anniversary performance schools finale at the Queen's Theatre.

Houchen trained at Guildford School of Acting and toured Germany with The 12 Tenors.

Hope Fletcher played Young Eponine at the Palace Theatre in 2001. Her West End credits include Jemima Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the London Palladium and Jane Banks in Mary Poppins at the Prince Edward Theatre.

Ferguson played Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty's Theatre and the 25th Anniversary at the Royal Albert Hall and Widow Corney in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.