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Peter Lockyer and David Thaxton chat about joining the cast of Les Miserables

We caught up with the new Javert and Valjean to find out how they are settling in at the Queen's Theatre

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Peter Lockyer and David Thaxton have joined the cast of Les Miserables as Jean Valjean and Javert respectively. Other recently cast changes have included Tom Edden (Thénardier), Celinde Schoenmaker (Fantine), Michael Colbourne (Enjolras) and Emilie Fleming (Cosette).

Rob Houchen continues as ‘Marius', Carrie Hope Fletcher as ‘Eponine' and Wendy Ferguson as ‘Madame Thénardier'.

Peter Lockyer recently completed a year and a half run as Jean Valjean in the sold-out North American 25th Anniversary Tour of Les Miserables. He has also appeared as ‘Chris' in Miss Saigon on Broadway and in the first National tour and as Marius in the 10th Anniversary production of Les Miserables on Broadway.

David Thaxton recently played Giorgio in Passion at the Donmar Warehouse for which he won the 2011 Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Previously he has appeared as Enjolras in Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre and Raoul in Love Never Dies at the Adelphi Theatre.