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The Barricade Boys Announce First Line-Up of Guest Stars

Posted 21st November 2019

Samantha Barks, Camilla Kerslake, Alice Fearn, Nadim Naaman & Kieran Brown confirmed with more star names to follow

Back by public demand, The Barricade Boys today announce the first confirmed line-up of special guest stars who will be joining them during their Christmas residency here at The Other Palace from Tuesday 10 to Saturday 28 December.

Samantha Barks will guest star on 17 December, Camilla Kerslake on 16 December, Alice Fearn on 23 December, Nadim Naaman on 27 December and Kieran Brown on 28 December matinee.  More star names will be announced shortly.

Samantha Barks rose to fame after coming in third in the BBC series I’d Do Anything in 2008. In 2012, she starred alongside Jonathan Bailey in the Disney Channel series Groove High and made her film debut as Éponine in the film version of the musical Les Misérables, going on to win the Empire Award for Best Female Newcomer.  She has since starred in the UK Tour of Oliver!, Josie Rourke’s production of City of Angels and most recently made her Broadway debut originating the role of Vivian in the stage musical Pretty Woman which played for a year at the Nederlander Theatre.

Camilla Kerslake is a classical crossover soprano who has toured with Andrea Bocelli, Il Divo and Russell Watson.  After becoming the first artist to sign to Gary Barlow’s record label Future Records, she released her debut album Camilla Kerslake in 2009, and was subsequently nominated for a Classical Brit Award.  She has played Cosette in Les Misérables, opposite Samantha Barks and Nick Jonas.

Alice Fearn started her career in The Woman In White before joining the cast of Les Misérables, both in the West End. Credits since include Princess Aurora in Awaking Beauty (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn), Annie Get Your Gun (Young Vic), Rapunzel in Into The Woods (Regents Park Open Air Theatre), Renee in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Nancy in Oliver! at the Watermill Theatre, Newbury. Most recently, Alice starred as Elphaba in the West End production of Wicked.

Nadim Naaman’s credits include Gibran in Broken Wings (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Charles Clarke in Titanic (Southwark Playhouse); Rolf in The Sound Of Music (London Palladium).

Kieran Brown has recently appeared in the 2019 Barricade Boys UK Tour.  His West End theatre credits include The Phantom of the Opera (Her Majesty’s Theatre), Wicked (Apollo Victoria Theatre) and Love Never Dies (Adelphi Theatre) and he appeared in The Les Misérables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena.

Following a critically acclaimed season in 2017, The Barricade Boys, will return to The Other Palace for three weeks only, from Tuesday 10 to Saturday 28 December. Find out more and book tickets here