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Matt Lucas

 
Bio:
Multi Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, Matt Lucas, will reprise the role of Thénardier, a role he previously played in the critically-acclaimed West End production Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre as well as in the show’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Multi Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, Matt Lucas, will reprise the role of Thénardier, a role he previously played in the critically-acclaimed West End production Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre as well as in the show’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Thénardier [Replacement]
  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Thenardier
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Leigh Bowery

Photos

Scott Mitchell, Barbara Windsor, Matt Lucas Photo

Scott Mitchell, Barbara Windsor, Matt Lucas

From: 
Date:
12/13/2018
Cameron Mackintosh (Producer), Nick Jonas (Marius), Samantha Barks (Eponine), Matt Lu Photo

Cameron Mackintosh (Producer), Nick Jonas (Marius), Samantha Barks (Eponine), Matt Lucas (Thenardier) and Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean) at the LES MISERABLES 25th Anniversary Concert After Party. Photo by Dan Wooller/Rex

From: 
Date:
02/01/2012
Matt Lucas and Katy Secombe
 Photo

Matt Lucas and Katy Secombe

From: 
Date:
07/27/2011

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Revival, 2021
Thénardier [Replacement]

  [West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021
Thenardier

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Leigh Bowery

Matt Lucas Biography

Multi Award-winning comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, Matt Lucas, will reprise the role of Thénardier, a role he previously played in the critically-acclaimed West End production Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre as well as in the show’s 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena and 2019 Concert at the Gielgud Theatre. Other theatre credits include the touring production of Little Britain Live. His film credits include: Alice in Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Sherlock Gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, Bridesmaids and Paddington Bear. On television his credits include: Shooting Stars, Doctor Who, The Wind in the Willows and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, as well as the multi BAFTA Award-winning Little Britain and Come Fly With Me with David Walliams. Matt can currently be seen as the new co-presenter of C4’s Great British Bake Off, and has a new Baked Potato children’s book and song released for Christmas, Merry Christmas Baked Potato.




Matt Lucas News

New Cast Announced For HAMILTON in London Photo New Cast Announced For HAMILTON in London
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

Jeffrey Seller and Cameron Mackintosh, producers of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's HAMILTON, have announced new casting for the show who will have their first performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 21 June 2022 where tickets are currently on sale to 1 October 2022.

BWW Interview: Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle Talk LES MISERABLES Photo BWW Interview: Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle Talk LES MISERABLES
by Caroline Cronin - Feb 15, 2022

Having joined the cast of Les Misérables at the newly refurbished Sondheim Theatre back in December 2019, Gerard Carey and Josefina Gabrielle have had quite the rollercoaster experience as everyone's favourite rogues, the Thénardiers. Between them, their list of theatre credits is impressive and despite having never met prior to the show, Carey and Gabrielle have united to create a strong partnership throughout multiple lockdowns and two different productions.

National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK Photo National Youth Theatre Announce Free Audition Workshops Around The UK
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2022

The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has announced Audition Open Days around the UK - a free workshop giving young people audition advice and introducing them to the NYT ethos and the world of theatre making.

LES MISERABLES 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT & More Added to BroadwayHD Photo LES MISERABLES 25TH ANNIVERSARY CONCERT & More Added to BroadwayHD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2021

Kicking off the month on January 1st is the 1945 musical comedy film Ziegfeld Follies, featuring Fred Astaire, Lucille Ball, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Fanny Brice, Lena Horne and more. The How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying film, based on the musical of the same name, is set to debut on January 4th.

Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary Photo Sky Arts to Broadcast CAMERON MACKINTOSH - THE FIRST 50 YEARS Documentary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2021

Sky Arts will broadcast a new documentary Cameron Mackintosh - The First 50 Years on Monday 27 December 2021 at 7pm, a two-hour programme featuring Mackintosh’s life as a producer told through his own eyes and those of his friends and colleagues including his most famous writer collaborators.

VIDEO: THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAYS Season Four Trailer Photo VIDEO: THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW: HOLIDAYS Season Four Trailer
by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Netflix has released a new trailer for The Great British Baking Show: Holidays season four. Deck the halls with sugar, butter and chocolate as competitors from past seasons bake wondrous winter treats for judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith. Watch the new trailer now!

BWW Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall Photo BWW Review: LETTERS LIVE, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - Nov 1, 2021

After months of refurbishments and closure due to coronavirus, the Royal Albert Hall is back open and ready to celebrate its 150th anniversary. Part of its full re-opening programme was the return of Letters Live, an event which has taken place at various venues across the world (from the Union Chapel in Islington to the Calais refugee camp to Los Angeles), and made its debut at the Royal Albert Hall back in 2019.

Performers Announced For Fundraising Gala #CheerUpCharlie ‚Ä" The Show Photo Performers Announced For Fundraising Gala #CheerUpCharlie ‚Ä" The Show
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2021

Charlie Kristensen, the 11 year old passionate anti-bullying campaigner and much-loved host of the online chat show¬†Musical Chairs with #CheerUpCharlie, will be joined by an exciting line-up for his fundraising gala¬†#CheerUpCharlie ‚Äď The Show¬†on Sunday 31 October 2021 at 7.30pm at The Actor‚Äôs Church in Covent Garden, London.

Keegan Michael Key, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins & More Join WONKA Film Photo Keegan Michael Key, Olivia Colman, Sally Hawkins & More Join WONKA Film
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2021

The film is a prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and serves as an origin story of the Willy Wonka, played by Timothee Chalamet, who later created an elaborate house of confectionary creations.

VIDEO: Recap the Stage Career of Emmy Winner Hannah Waddingham Photo VIDEO: Recap the Stage Career of Emmy Winner Hannah Waddingham
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 20, 2021

Just last night, West End actress turned television's favorite new star, Hannah Waddingham, accepted her first Emmy Award for her outstanding performance as Rebecca Welton on Ted Lasso. In her speech, she gave a shoutout to her fellow stage performers. 'West End musical theatre performers need to be onscreen more,' she cried. 'Please then a chance, because we won't let you down!' 

Matt Lucas Videos

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES, MARY POPPINS, and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Perform on BRITAIN' VideoVIDEO: LES MISERABLES, MARY POPPINS, and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Perform on BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2020

The combined companies of Les Misérables - The Staged Concert, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins all got together to perform on Britain's Got Talent this weekend.

VIDEO: Primera Fila Creates Special Pride Video Featuring Matt Lucas, Cheyenne Jacks VideoVIDEO: Primera Fila Creates Special Pride Video Featuring Matt Lucas, Cheyenne Jackson, and More
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2020

Once again, Spanish online theatre magazine Primera Fila joins Pride in a very special way. Starring some of the world's best-known artists and activists, the site has released an original video featuring motivational phrases of love and support to the LGBT+ community.

VIDEO: Matt Lucas Joins West End Stars For 'Thank You Baked Potato' VideoVIDEO: Matt Lucas Joins West End Stars For 'Thank You Baked Potato'
by Stage Tube - Jun 20, 2020

Matt Lucas, Michael Ball, Petula Clark, Cameron Mackintosh, Claude-Michel Schonberg, and more have released a virtual performance of the comedy song 'Thank You Baked Potato.'

VIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT VideoVIDEO: Showtime Releases Trailer for OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2020

SHOWTIME has released the key art and trailer for the upcoming third season of¬†OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT, premiering on Sunday, January 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. Executive produced by multiple Emmy¬ģ¬†winner Stephen Colbert, showrunner R.J. Fried and¬†Late Show¬†executive producer Chris Licht,¬†OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT¬†kicks open the doors of the White House for a satirical look at President Trump, his family and the power players in Washington, D.C. and beyond.¬†

VIDEO: Watch The Cast of LES MISERABLES Live in Concert Sing 'One Day More' VideoVIDEO: Watch The Cast of LES MISERABLES Live in Concert Sing 'One Day More'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2019

Coming to US cinemas nationwide on December 8 & 11 only, Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular sold-out staged concert version of the musical phenomenon LES MISERABLES is an absolute must-see! Don't miss your exclusive opportunity to experience this performance from the comfort of your local movie theater.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night Of London's LES MISERABLES Concert VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night Of London's LES MISERABLES Concert
by Alan Henry - Aug 29, 2019

In the new video get an inside look at the Opening Night Gala celebrations for the London Les Miserables Concerts!

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES Concert Cast & Composers Celebrate With A Special Encore Perfor VideoVIDEO: LES MISERABLES Concert Cast & Composers Celebrate With A Special Encore Performance
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2019

Producer Cameron Mackintosh and composers Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg addressed the crowd after yesterday's gala premiere of Les Misérables in concert in London, followed by a special encore of 'One Day More' from the star-studded cast!

VIDEO: LES MISERABLES All-Star Cast Chats Upcoming Concert VideoVIDEO: LES MISERABLES All-Star Cast Chats Upcoming Concert
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2019

For 16 weeks only Michael Ball (Javert),Alfie Boe (Jean Valjean), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Fantine) and Matt Lucas(Thenardier) will lead a large cast and orchestra of over 65 in the concert version of Les Miserables. The cast sat down to chat about the upcoming event, watch the video below!

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MISSING LINK VideoVIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for MISSING LINK
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2019

LAIKA Studios has released the second trailer for MISSING LINK, which opens in theaters on April 12, 2019.

VIDEO: Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet and Taron Egerton Lend Voices to MOOMINVALLEY VideoVIDEO: Rosamund Pike, Kate Winslet and Taron Egerton Lend Voices to MOOMINVALLEY
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2019

Sky One has released the trailer for Moominvalley. Based on the much-loved Moomin stories by Finnish-Swedish artist Tove Jansson, upcoming family drama is coming to Sky One and Sky Kids Easter 2019.


Matt Lucas Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Matt Lucas been in?
Matt Lucas has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Matt Lucas been in?
Matt Lucas has appeared on London's West End in 3 shows.

What was Matt Lucas's first West End show?
Matt Lucas's first West End show was Taboo which opened in 2002