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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.

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

[West End]
West End Staged Concert Revival, 2021

[West End]
Original London Production, 2002
Leigh Bowery

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Martin Freeman, Dermot O'Leary, Matt Lucas and More Set For WHODUNNIT [UNREHEARSED] 3

Park Theatre has announced the remaining celebrity guests taking part in the popular murder mystery fundraising spoof Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 3. Learn more about the lineup here!

Everything New On Max This March: What's Coming & Going

Discover the latest additions coming to Max this March. Stay updated on the newest releases and must-watch shows. Plus, find out what titles are leaving in March. Get ready to stream your favorites!

How to Watch WONKA at Home: When the Timothée Chalamet Movie Musical Begins Streaming on Max

Experience the magic of WONKA as it begins streaming exclusively on Max. From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman, producer of “Harry Potter,” “Gravity,” “Barbie” and “Paddington,” the film stars Timothée Chalamet in the title role. Watch the video trailer now!

Alfie Boe, Killian Donnelly, Michael Ball, and Bradley Jaden Will Lead LES MISERABLES THE ARENA SPECTACULAR World Tour

Alfie Boe and Killian Donnelly will share the role of Jean Valjean and Michael Ball and Bradley Jaden will share the role of Javert in the UK, leading a cast and orchestra of over 65 in the forthcoming World Tour of LES MISÉRABLES THE ARENA SPECTACULAR. Learn more about the tour here!

WONKA disponible para alquilar en plataformas

Ya está disponible en plataformas como YouTube, Amazon Prime o Apple TV para compra o alquiler la película musical WONKA, que cuenta la historia de cómo Willy Wonka llegó a convertirse en el empresario chocolatero exitoso que pudimos ver en CHARLIE Y LA FÁBRICA DE CHOCOLATE.

Album Review: Willy Wonka Wuns Wild On The New Movie Soundtrack WONKA

They have created a score in 2023 that marries to its 1971 progenitor wonderfully and made this rainbow boy tear up a bit and really want to go see WONKA

Guest Blog: 'There is Something for Everyone': New Associate Director Alex Sumner Hughes on the Future Vision for NYT

The NYMT is under new management. After the successful 10-year tenure of Jeremy Walker the new team, CEO Adrian Packer, Artistic Director Chris Cuming, and I, as Associate Artistic Director (Courses) have huge plans for bringing Musical Theatre joy to the whole of the country and beyond.

Photos: West End Stars Join National Youth Music Theatre For A Christmas Celebration

A host of West End rising stars joined the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) A Christmas Celebration at the iconic St Johns Smith Square, all alumni of this leading youth organisation. See photos of the concert.

Video: Timothée Chalamet Would Like to Bring His WONKA Role to Broadway

Timothée Chalamet revealed that he would potentially be interested in bringing his Wonka role to Broadway!

Review Roundup: Timothée Chalamet Leads WONKA Movie Musical Prequel; What Do Critics Think?

Willy Wonka is back in the new musical prequel starring Timothée Chalamet. From Paul King, writer/director of the “Paddington” films, David Heyman and producers Alexandra Derbyshire and Luke Kelly (“Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical”), comes an intoxicating mix of magic and music. Find out what critics thought and read reviews now!

How to Stay in WONKA's 'Sweet Suites' in New York and Los Angeles

Digital travel leader is celebrating the holiday season and the release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonka by offering two pairs of candy-loving guests the chance to travel to a world of pure imagination by booking Wonka’s Sweet Suites in New York and Los Angeles, available exclusively on

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of ELF THE MUSICAL

Last night, ELF: The Musical celebrated the official opening of the show at the Dominion Theatre. Guests in attendance included Matt Lucas, Heidi Range, Samantha Spiro, Diana Vickers, Bradley McIntosh and more.  Check out photos from the red carpet here!

Video: Hear Timothée Chalamet Sing 'Pure Imagination' in New WONKA Preview

A new promo for Wonka has been released, featuring a first listen to Timothée Chalamet singing 'Pure Imagination.' While 'Pure Imagination' is from the original Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory film, Neil Hannon, Simon Farnaby and Paul King have written new songs for the film. Hear Chalamet sing the classic song in a new video!

NYMT Hosts a Festive Musical End Of Year Celebration With The 2023 Company and West End Alumni

A host of West End rising stars have been announced to join the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) A Christmas Celebration at the iconic St Johns Smith Square, all alumni of this leading youth organisation.

Junior Doctor, Author and Comedian, Ed Patrick Announces Debut Tour 'Catch Your Breath'

JUNIOR DOCTOR, AUTHOR AND COMEDIAN, Ed Patrick announces debut tour 'Catch Your Breath' from Feb to May 2024. Join Ed on a hilarious journey through the NHS and the pitfalls of modern medicine. Laugh, learn, and question the system.

The National Youth Music Theatre is on the Search For Young Rising Stars For 2024

Leading youth arts organisation The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) has announced its shows for its 2024 summer season, and dates for audition workshops, to be held across the UK in January and February.

Photos: Check Out New WONKA Posters With Timothee Chalamet, Natasha Rothwell & More

New character posters for the Wonka movie musical have been released! Check out the photos of Timothee Chalamet as Willy Wonka, Hugh Grant as the Oompa Loompa, Natasha Rothwell as Piper Benz, Calah Lane as Noodle, Rich Fulcher as Larry Chucklesworth, Rakhee Thakrar as Lottie Bell, as Jim Carter as Abacus Crunch.

Video: Watch a New WONKA Movie Musical Trailer Featuring Timothee Chalamet

Watch the new video trailer for the Wonka movie musical starring Timothee Chalamet! Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the film also stars Calah Lane, Keegan-Michael Key, Paterson Joseph, Matt Lucas, Mathew Baynton, Sally Hawkins, Rowan Atkinson, and Oscar winner Olivia Colman.

The Charlie Kristensen Foundation Hosts 'There's No Place Like Home' Concert Hosted By Jodie Prenger

To celebrate the launch of The Charlie Kristensen Foundation, join Charlie - the 13-year-old multi-award-winning anti-bullying campaigner, stage and screen actor and presenter of #MusicalChairs online chat show - and his West End friends for a sensational evening of performances in There’s No Place Like Home at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, on Sunday 22 October 2023 at 7.30pm.  

Wake Up With BWW 7/12: CABARET Broadway Transfer, Matt Doyle in SINATRA Musical, and More!

Today's top stories: the West End revival of Cabaret will transfer to Broadway, Matt Doyle will lead the world premiere of Sinatra the Musical, and more!


Matt Lucas has not appeared on Broadway.

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

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

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