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Training: LIPA

Theatre credits include: West End/London: ENRON (Noël Coward); Hero in A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (Peacock/BBC); Benvolio in Romeo & Juliet (Piccadilly); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regents Park); The Witches of Eastwick (Original Cast, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane); The Taming of the Shrew (Regents Park); The Old Country (Trafalgar Studios); The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Theatre Royal, Stratford East); The Boyfriend (Regent's Park); King (Hackney Empire); Queen of Spades (ENO).

Regional credits include: Cabaret (Chichester); Sunset Boulevard (Opera House, Cork); Peter Pan (Palace Theatre, Manchester); Grease (WEI); ENRON (Chichester/UK Tour); And The World Goes Round (Kings Head). Matt is a regular in the Hackney Empire pantos, starring in Jack & The Beanstalk; Cinderella; Mother Goose; Aladdin and Puss in Boots. For the last 3 years, he has been the Associate Director for Susie Mckenna at the Empire.

Workshops include: King (Hackney Empire); Meet Mister Future; Insomnia (Cardiff Arts Centre); The Silver Sword (Soho Theatre); The Happy Prince (New Stables); Volphone (The Globe).
TV credits include; James Corden’s Crosswalk Musical (Mary Poppins, Les Miserables and Evita) for CBS/Sky; Holby City (BBC); Doctors (BBC); The Trip (BBC); Family Affairs (Channel 5); Elizabeth Virgin Queen (BBC); Paradise Heights (BBC); Rhona (BBC) and Jerusalem (Channel 4).

Film credits include: Muppets Most Wanted; Dark Shadows; Gulliver’s Travels; Alice in Wonderland; Alice Through the Looking Glass; De-Lovely; The Duchess; Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Sweeney Todd; Great Expectations; Dorien Gray and Allied.


[West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Lesgles, Assistant Dance Captain

[West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Performer [Replacement]

[West End]
Original London Production, 2000

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Luke Kempner, Katie Hall, and More Will Join LES MISERABLES in London Next Month

Joining the company from 25 September 2023 will be Luke Kempner as Thénardier, Katie Hall as Fantine, Will Callan as Marius, Amena El-Kindy as Eponine and Djavan van de Fliert as Enjolras. They join Josh Piterman as Jean Valjean, Stewart Clarke as Javert, Claire Machin as Madame Thénardier and Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette.

Photos: See the New Images of LES MISERABLES in the West End

Get a first look at all new photos of Les Miserables in the West End!

LES MISERABLES Extends Booking Through March 2024

LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre has announced that booking is now extended until Saturday 2 March 2024.

Josh Piterman, Stewart Clarke, Lucie Jones, Claire Machin, and Harry Chandler Join the Cast of LES MISERABLES Next Month

Cameron Mackintosh has announced new casting for the critically acclaimed new production of LES MISERABLES at the Sondheim Theatre from Monday 27 March 2023.

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.

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!

LES MISERABLES Announces Complete Casting For New Full Production at the Sondheim Theatre

Following the sell-out success of LES MISÉRABLES – THE STAGED CONCERT, the longest running concert in the history of Shaftesbury Avenue, Cameron Mackintosh has announced full casting for the re-opening of the new full production of LES MISÉRABLES at the Sondheim Theatre on 25 September 2021.

Photos: Jon Robyns, Bradley Jaden, Lucie Jones and More Star in LES MISERABLES- The Staged Concert

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021! The principal cast of Les Miserables features Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, Bradley Jaden as Javert, Lucie Jones as Fantine, and more.

Social Roundup: Fans Attend the Re-Opening of LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT

 Les Miserables - The Staged Concert returned to the stage last night, 20 May. Theatre fans have been so excited to get back to the theatre, and have shown their love for the show on social media.

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES- The Staged Concert Returns to the West End!

Les Misérables -The Staged Concert made its triumphant return to the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021!

Full Casting Announced For LES MISERABLES -The Staged Concert

Performances are set to return for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre on 20 May 2021, booking until 5 September 2021.   

LES MISERABLES: THE STAGED CONCERT Cancels February Performances

Performances of Les Miserables: The Staged Concert have been cancelled between 16 – 28 February 2021.

Photo Flash: LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Returns December 5

Performances began on 5 December 2020 for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre with the run - which has been extended twice - now concluding on 28 February 2021. 

LES MISERABLES - THE STAGED CONCERT Extends in Response to Capacity Restrictions

Performances will begin on 5 December 2020 for Les Misérables -The Staged Concert at the Sondheim Theatre.  Today it is officially announced that the run will extend to 28 February 2021. 

Photo Flash: First Look at the New London Production of LES MISERABLES and the Renovated Sondheim Theatre

Cameron Mackintosh's new version of Les Miserables began performances on December 18, at the newly renovated Sondheim Theatre in London. Get a first look at the production, as well as a look at the inside of the theatre!

Ian Hughes Will Replace Matt Lucas as Thénardier in LES MISERABLES Beginning Tomorrow

Matt Lucas stepped in to play the role of Thénardier for a few weeks when Gerard Carey was unable to perform before the first preview of the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre last month due to vocal injury caused by contracting pneumonia. Last week Lucas regrettably sustained a back injury which has meant he is unable to continue in the role.

Matt Lucas Steps In To Play 'Thénardier' As LES MISERABLES Reopens In The West End

Matt Lucas will step in to play the role of Thénardier in the new production of LES MISERABLES at the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre in the West End where performances began on Wednesday.

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Prepares For Its West End Return!

Ahead of its first performance at the Sondheim Theatre tonight, get a look at rehearsals as a new chapter in Les Miserables history, as the cast prepares for its West End production.


Matt Dempsey has not appeared on Broadway.

Matt Dempsey has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

Matt Dempsey's first West End show was The Witches of Eastwick which opened in 2000

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