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Samantha Barks

Birth Place: Laxey, England

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Theatre credits include Frozen (West End), Chess (Umeda Arts Theater Main Hall / Tokyo International Forum Hall), Pretty Woman (Chicago and Broadway), The Last Five Years (St James Theatre), Amelie (Berkley Rep), City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse), Chicago (Hollywood Bowl), Oliver! (UK tour), Les Misérables (Queen’s Theatre), and Cabaret (Birmingham Rep). She was one of the participants on the BBC series I’d Do Anything. For film, her credits include Chocolate Cake, For Love or Money, Bitter Harvest, The Revenger, Interlude in Prague, The Devil’s Harvest, The Christmas Candle and as Eponine in Les Misérables (recipient of Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer; and nomination for Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture). She also reprised her performance as Eponine for Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary.

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Samantha Barks STAGE CREDITS

[West End]
Florence [Replacement]

[West End]
West End Premiere, 2021

Original Broadway Production, 2018
Vivian Ward

World Premiere, 2018

[West End]
West End Concert Production at London Palladium, 2017

[West End]
West End Production, 2016
Cathy [Replacement]

[Los Angeles]
Berkley Rep World Premiere Production, 2015

[UK Tour]
UK Tour, 2011

[UK Tour]
National Tour, 2008
Sally Bowles

[West End]
Original London Production, 1985
Eponine [Replacement]

Samantha Barks Movies

Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary
[ 2010 ] Eponine
Les Misérables
[ 2012 ] Éponine
The Christmas Candle
[ 2013 ] Emily Barstow
Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart
[ 2013 ] Miss Acacia
Interlude in Prague
[ 2017 ] Josefa Duchek
Bitter Harvest
[ 2017 ] Natalka
For Love or Money
[ 2019 ] Connie
The Bait 2021
[ 2021 ] Julie
Tomorrow Morning
[ 2022 ] Catherine

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Samantha Barks News

Broadway Streaming Guide: April 2024 - Where to Watch WISH & More

This April, Broadway fans can spring into action with new albums, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the recent Disney movie musical WISH starring Ariana DeBose to the live capture of Alex Edelman's Broadway show, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

Interview: 'I Love Everything About Her!' : Actor Laura Dawkes on Her West End Debut, Disney Princesses and playing Anna in FROZEN

After three years on the West End, Frozen will be closing on 8 September 2024. Recently, we had the chance to talk with Laura Dawkes, who made her West End debut as Princess Anna. We discussed how she got into the world of theatre, what it is like to be a part of the show as it closes and even what it has been like to portray a Disney Princess!

Watch: FROZEN's Samantha Barks Sings 'Dangerous To Dream' in New Music Video

Watch Samantha Barks sing Dangerous To Dream from Frozen. Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets!

Interview: ''It's Been a Blast': TV Competition Winners Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley on Joining MAMMA MIA! in the West End

BroadwayWorld recently attended a rehearsal of Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre in the West End. The cast and crew are preparing for Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley, the winners of the Mamma Mia! I Have A Dream televised competition, to join the show as Sophie and Sky.

West End Production of FROZEN to Close in September

Disney Theatrical Group's critically acclaimed West End production of Frozen will extend for the final time, completing its run at Theatre Royal Drury Lane after three years on 8 September 2024, having been seen by over 2.8 million people.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM Winners Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley Join the Musical This Month

Ahead of its 25th anniversary on 6 April 2024, Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley, the winners of ITV’s MAMMA MIA! I Have a Dream, will join the production of the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! in the respective roles of Sophie and Sky at London’s Novello Theatre from Monday 29 January 2024. 

CASTING CALL: Se convocan audiciones para FIRST DATE

El musical llegará al Gran Teatro Caixabank Príncipe Pío en mayo.

ArtsEd Chair Resigns Following Bullying and Misconduct Exposé

According to Deadline, Brian Brodie has resigned as ArtsEd chair, citing personal reasons. The decision comes after the board received criticism for the way they handled the bullying and misconduct allegations at the top UK drama school.

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld December 18th, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is December 18, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed over the weekend!

Samantha Barks Will Return to FROZEN in the West End

Samantha Barks is coming home to Arendelle! BroadwayWorld has learned that Barks, who originated the role of Elsa in Frozen in the West End, will return to the production in 2024.

Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley Win MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM

After eight weeks of singing, dancing, and acting their way to a place in the final, Stevie Doc and Tobias Turley have tonight been crowned the winners of MAMMA MIA! I Have a Dream, securing them a money can't buy prize – the lead roles of Sophie and Sky in the West End production of MAMMA MIA!

Video: Watch a Sneak Peek From the Final of MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM!

Ahead of the live final on Sunday 10 December, a sneak peek of a pre-recorded performance MAMMA MIA! I Have a Dream, has been released. The video includes the four finalists, Esme, Stevie, Tobias and Owen, singing a medley of MAMMA MIA! hits.


'Christmas with The Choir of Man' is a new EP released by Westway Music on December 1st. This must-have collection features classic Christmas songs and an original track, creating a joyous and uplifting celebration for the holiday season.

THE CHOIR OF MAN Will Release a Christmas Album

Olivier Award-nominated, worldwide smash and West End favourite The Choir of Man, is releasing a six track Christmas EP, Christmas with The Choir of Man on Friday 1 December.

Photos: First Look at Episode 1 of MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM

Check out all-new photos of the first episode of ITV's new musical theatre talent show Mamma Mia! I Have A Dream!

ITV's MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM Reveals Contestants

ITV's Mamma Mia! I Have a Dream has revealed its contestants.

Video: Teaser Released For ITV's MAMMA MIA! I HAVE A DREAM, Hosted by Zoe Ball

The first teaser has been released for ITV1 and ITVX's highly anticipated theatrical competition, MAMMA MIA! I Have a Dream. See first look video!

West End and Broadway Actress Rachel Tucker to Release New Album in November

Rachel Tucker, West End and Broadway Actress, is releasing a new album titled ''re already home' on November 3rd. The album features a collection of tracks that reflect the choices we make between family, home, and career. Get more information here!

Jenna Lee-James to Play Elsa in FROZEN as Samantha Barks Goes on Maternity Leave

Jenna Lee-James is to take over the role of Elsa in Disney’s Frozen when Samantha Barks goes on maternity leave.Barks announced on social media today (August 1) that she was expecting a baby, due in October 2023.


How many Broadway shows has Samantha Barks been in?

Samantha Barks has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Samantha Barks been in?

Samantha Barks has appeared on London's West End in 5 shows.

What was Samantha Barks's first West End show?

Samantha Barks's first West End show was Les Miserables which opened in 1985

What is Samantha Barks next theatre project?

Samantha Barks's next show will be Chess - The Musical In Concert which opens on 8/2/2022 on West End.

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