Exclusive: Watch The Grinning Man perform in rehearsals

Audrey Brisson and Louis Maskell perform “Beauty and the Beast” from the new musical

Watch Audrey Brisson and Louis Maskell perform the track "Beauty and the Beast" in rehearsals for The Grinning Man.

Directed by Tom Morris (War Horse), the new musical is based on the novel The Man Who Laughs by Victor Hugo, and is about a new act at the Stokes Croft fair – a hideously beautiful man.

It features music from Tim Phillips and Marc Teitler with lyrics by Carl Grose, Morris, Phillips and Teitler.

The Grinning Man runs at Trafalgar Studios from 18 December with previews from 5 December.