West End star Lee Mead will play Billy Flynn in the 2022 UK touring production of Chicago The Musical.
Lee Mead won the nations hearts when they voted him their Joseph in BBC1’s Any Dream Will Do in 2007.
Since then, Lee has gone on to star in the West End in the title role of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Adelphi Theatre, Emmett in Legally Blonde at the Savoy Theatre and Fiyero inWicked at the Victoria Apollo, as well as touring the UK as Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and title role in the UK tour of Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime.
Lee Mead’s story is a classic showbiz tale for the 21st Century: a chorus boy struggling to break into the big time enlists on a TV talent show and ends up a star. Prior to winning the dream job in Any Dream Will Do, Mead appeared in a number of musicals including The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and Tommy.
Lee has also appeared on screen establishing himself as a TV favourite on BBC1’s Casualty and Holby City in the role of Lofty.