In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame

150th Episode: Lucie Jones, Elphaba in Wicked & Fantine in Les Misérables

March 01, 2023 West End Frame Season 8 Episode 8
In The Frame: Theatre Interviews from West End Frame
150th Episode: Lucie Jones, Elphaba in Wicked & Fantine in Les Misérables
Show Notes

For our 150th episode, Lucie Jones is back In The Frame!

Lucie is currently in her final week of performances as Elphaba in Wicked ahead of returning to Les Misérables as Fantine.

On Wednesday 12th April, you can see Lucie in The Best Of The West End which is playing the Milton Keynes Theatre following sold out shows at the Royal Albert Hall. Lucie will perform musical theatre classics alongside Ben Forster, Louise Dearman and Matt Henry MBE. 

She’s also heading out on a solo tour with The Fulltone Orchestra and has released a book with David Hunter called Doctor’s Orders – our friendship in doodles.

Lucie burst onto our screens in the 2009 series of The X Factor (ITV) and has gone on to become one of the most renowned leading ladies in British musical theatre. Lucie made her West End debut as Cosette in Les Misérables (Queens Theatre).

Her credits include: Meat in We Will Rock You (International Arena Tour), Victoria in American Psycho (Almedia Theatre), Molly in Ghost (Asian Tour), Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (Leicester Curve & UK Tour), Holly in The Wedding Singer (UK Tour), Maureen in Rent (St James Theatre & UK Tour), Lou in Girlfriends (LMTO), Heidi in Title Of Show (Digital Production) and The Ghost Of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol (Dominion Theatre).

Lucie represented the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2017 and released the album Lucie Jones Live At The Adelphi in 2020.

For the past year Lucie has been starring as Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked (Apollo Victoria) and is about to return to Les Misérables (Sondheim Theatre) as Fantine, a role she previously played in the concert production.

You can see Lucie in The Best Of The West End at the Milton Keynes Theatre on Wednesday 12th April. Visit www.bestwestend.co.uk for info and tickets. 

Lucie is playing Elphaba in Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre until Sunday 5th March. You can see Lucie as Fantine in Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre from Monday 27th March.

Lucie is on tour with the Fulltone Orchestra in April and May, with tickets available from www.fto.org.uk/lucie/

Lucie's book with David Hunter, Doctors Orders, is available  now at www.doctorsordersbook.myshopify.com/ 

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.
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