After wowing just about everybody as Jean Valjean in the O2 Arena 25th birthday celebrations for Les Miserables – will British opera tenor Alfie Boe take over the role in the West End?

Rumour has it that he is in negotiations with producer Cameron Mackintosh to take on the role, something that fans will be pleased to have confirmed.

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RUMOUR CHECK-LIST

  • Show: Les Miserables
  • Theatre: Queen’s Theatre
  • Casting: Alfie Boe as Jean Valjean
  • Producer: Cameron Mackintosh
  • Previously staged: Barbican Theatre, Palace Theatre
  • Opening: Alfie joining from – TBC
Note: all information is unconfirmed. Source: Baz Bamigboye, Daily Mail (10 October 2010)