Earlier today Lee’s wife, TV presenter and actress Denise Van Outen, who also recently completed a stint in Legally Blonde, wished him well on Twitter: “Best of luck to my hubby for his first night in Legally Blonde. The Best musical in the West End . FACT!!”
Lee Mead plays Emmett Forrest in the show, a role originated in London by Alex Gaumond. He joins Susan McFadden as Elle Woods, Natalie Casey as Paulette, Carley Stenson as Margot, Nicola Brazil as Serena, Siobhan Dillon as Vivienne and Peter Davison as Professor Callahan.