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Training: Mountview Academy of Performing Arts.

West End: Jean Valjean in Les Misérables (Sondheim Theatre); King George in Hamilton (Victoria Palace); Alternate Huey in Memphis (Original London Cast, Shaftesbury Theatre); Adam Nehemiah in Dessa Rose (Original London Cast, Trafalgar Studios); Galahad in Spamalot (Harold Pinter & Playhouse Theatres); Dickens Abridged (Original London Cast, Arts Theatre); Hollis in Road Show (Original European Cast, Menier Chocolate Factory); Marius in Les Misérables (Queen's Theatre); Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q (Original London Cast, Noël Coward & Gielgud Theatres).

Theatre: Robbie Hart in The Wedding Singer (UK Tour); Eddie Souther in Sister Act (UK Tour); Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde (Curve Theatre, Leicester); Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Jamie in The Last Five Years (Greenwich Theatre); Galahad in Spamalot (UK Tour); Enjolras in Les Misérables (25th Anniversary International Tour); Dickens Unplugged (Yvonne Arnaud); Mark Cohen in Rent (English Theatre Frankfurt); Alternate Chris in Miss Saigon (UK tour); Cinderella (Southend - Qdos); Sleeping Beauty (Richmond - First Family); Cinderella (Brighton).

Recordings: Musical Direction (Solo Album); Memphis (Original London Cast Recording); Open Book (Debut Solo Album); Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Cast; Chess in Concert.

Concerts: Les Misérables - The Staged Concert (Sondheim Theatre, London); West End Musical Drive In (The Drive In, London); Musical Direction (Solo UK Tour); BBC Radio 2 - Proms in the Park; Best of Rock Musicals (Hammersmith Apollo, London); West End Proms (Greenwich Music Time, London); Hollywood Proms (Lytham Festival); Lead Vocalist Kevin & Karen Clifton Dance Live (UK Tour); Magic at the Musicals for Magic FM (Royal Albert Hall); Jon Robyns - Live in London (The Other Palace, London.); Guest artist Elaine Paige (UK & SE Asian Tours); West End International (Various); The Great British Songbook (St. James’ Theatre, London); Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert (O2, London); Les Misérables (BSO); Chess in Concert, Night of 1000 Voices and Europride (Royal Albert Hall).

Film/Tv: Nativity Rocks (Working Title); Les Misérables - The Staged Concert (Universal/Delfont Mackintosh).

As well as acting, Jon tutors and directs at major drama schools in London and around the UK.

He is a proud patron of The South London Youth Theatre.

As a writer, Jon is currently developing a new musical Then, Now & Next with this collaborator Christopher J Orton, due for production in the near future.

Jon Robyns Photos


[West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean

Warnings / Major Domo [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Production, 2021
King George [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Jean Valjean [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Premiere Production, 2014

[West End]
Sir Galahad

[West End]
Original London Production, 2006


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Over £70,000 Raised At The Acting For Others West End Flea Market

Theatrical charity Acting for Others has announced that more than £70,000 was raised at their most successful West End Flea Market to date, held on Saturday 20 May at St Paul's Church in Covent Garden, with thousands of people enjoying the fun!

Photos: Jon Robyns, Holly-Anne Hull, and More in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at His Majesty's Theatre

All new photos have been released from THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at His Majesty’s Theatre. The musical currently stars Jon Robyns as The Phantom alongside Holly-Anne Hull as Christine Daaé, Matt Blaker as Raoul, and more.

MUSICAL CON Reveals 70 Special Guests Joining Fans at ExCel London

MUSICAL CON, the West End's official musical theatre fan convention, is back with over 70 West End stars joining fans at the ExCeL London on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October 2023.

Alice Fearn Will Lead The World Premiere of THEN, NOW & NEXT at Southwark Playhouse

The world première production of the heart-warming, original musical Then, Now & Next has been announced, written by Christopher J Orton (My Land's Shore) and Jon Robyns (currently playing the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera) in a first-time collaboration for the pair.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Featuring Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball & More to Release Live Album

The star-studded Sondheim's Old Friends concert will release a live album! 

Photos: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Extends Booking and Releases New Photos

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre has announced that booking is now extended until Saturday 2 March 2024. Plus, all new production photos have been released. Check out the photos here!

Interview: Jon Robyns and David Thaxton of LES MISERABLES Discuss Singing the Wrong Lines, Cast Camaraderie and the Show's Evolution

BroadwayWorld UK had the chance to interview David Thaxton and Jon Robyns, who currently play Javert and Jean Valjean respectively, in the iconic show Les Misérables. On a Zoom meeting from their dressing room, the two actors talked about their years of playing a variety of roles, their struggles with muscle memory, and what Les Mis means to them. 

Jon Robyns, Holly-Anne Hull, and More Join THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in London

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Her Majesty’s Theatre has announced Jon Robyns as ‘The Phantom’, Holly-Anne Hull as ‘Christine Daae’, having been the production’s alternate Christine Daaé since 2021, and Paige Blankson who joins the production as alternate ‘Christine Daaé’. Learn more here!

Photos: LES MISERABLES West End Releases Brand-New Production Shots

Get a first look at brand-new production images of the long-running West End production of LES MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre.

STEPHEN SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Broadcast Date and Time Confirmed

Stephen Sondheim’s Old Friends will be broadcast on BBC Two on 31 December at 5.35pm and then available on the BBC iPlayer. Performances will include Bernadette Peters singing 'Losing My Mind' from Follies and Imelda Staunton singing 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' from Gypsy.

VIDEO: Watch Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, and More in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Trailer

Watch the trailer for the New Year's Eve BBC and iPlayer broadcast of the star-studded SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS concert starring Bernadette Peters, Judi Dench, Michael Ball, and many more.

SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Concert Will be Broadcast on BBC This Holiday Season

The star-studded Sondheim's Old Friends concert will be broadcast on BBC this holiday season! Dates and times for the BBC Two broadcast and iPlayer release have yet to be announced.

Michael D. Xavier, Simon Bailey, Emma Kingston & More to Take Part in Christmas Concert at The Actor's Church

A stellar line-up of 12 musical theatre Stars, along with host Michael D. Xavier, will bring festive stardust and glitter to Covent Garden's The Actor's Church on the Sunday before Christmas, as they perform in a special concert in aid of Children with Cancer UK (CwCUK) accompanied by the students of MX Masterclass (MXM).

New Cast Announced For LES MISERABLES From 27 September

Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce new cast members joining the critically acclaimed new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre from Tuesday 27 September. 

LES MISERABLES Extends Booking and Announces New Performance Schedule

LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre has extended booking until Sunday 5 March 2023, and a new performance schedule from Wednesday 5 October 2022. Tickets for the new booking period are on sale from 11.00am today, Friday 1 July.

VIDEO: Watch All New Clips From LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre

New footage has been released of LES MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre. Check out the all new trailer here!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from OLD FRIENDS, Celebrating Stephen Sondheim!

An all-star cast came together in London's West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor. Watch video highlights now including performances of 'Being Alive,' 'Old Friends' and 'Our Time' below!

Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Judi Dench, and More Celebrate Sondheim in SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS

An all-star cast came together last evening (Tuesday, May 3) in London’s West End for a thrilling, joyous celebration of the extraordinary talents and legacy of composer & lyricist Stephen Sondheim at the theatre which was gloriously rebuilt and renamed in his honor. View photos from the special concert.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals for SONDHEIM'S OLD FRIENDS Starring Michael Ball, Hannah Waddingham, Judi Dench & More

Cameron Mackintosh has invited Stephen Sondheim’s old friends to join him in celebrating his extraordinary talents and legacy at the Sondheim Theatre which was recently gloriously rebuilt in Sondheim’s honour and thanks the cast and company and everyone involved for agreeing to a special screening which will allow over 2,500 to see the performance.

West End Comes Together For Spectacular MUSICAL CON at ExCel London, 22-23 Oct 2022

Learn all about MUSICAL CON including stars, activities and how to get tickets. Brand new for 2022, thousands of musical theatre fans and enthusiasts will come together under one roof for the first time for a weekend-long celebration of musicals at the iconic ExCeL London.


Jon Robyns has not appeared on Broadway.

Jon Robyns has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

Jon Robyns's first West End show was Avenue Q which opened in 2006

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