S6 Ep3 (ft. Richard Carson): Olivier Award nominations, Newsies, Pamela Anderson, Mamma Mia!, Maria Friedman & Friends + more!

The West End Frame Show: Theatre News, Reviews & Chat

15-03-2022 • 55 mins

Richard Carson (understudy Javert in Les Misérables) returns to co-host The West End Frame Show!

Andrew & Richard discuss Mamma Mia! (Novello Theatre) and Maria Friedman & Friends: Legacy (Menier Chocolate Factory) as well as the latest news about the Olivier Award nominations, Newsies, Pamela Anderson and lots more.

Richard is currently playing the Factory Foreman and Combeferre in the West End production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre. He's also the first cover for Javert and Fight Captain. Richard joined Les Mis in 2019 when the show re-opened at the Sondheim, and also appeared in the show's concert production during the pandemic.

Just a few of Richard's other credits include: Sky Masterson in Guy and Dolls (The Mill at Sonning), Sky in Mamma Mia! (Novello), understudy Chris in Miss Saigon (Prince Edward), understudy Fiyero in Wicked (Original UK & Ireland Tour), Strephon in Sasha Regan’s All-Male Iolanthe (UK Tour), Jason in Myth (Other Palace), Farmer in Oklahoma! (Royal Albert Hall) and Man 1 in Closer Than Ever (Pheasantry).

Richard previously co-hosted the eighth episode of The West End Frame Show whilst he was playing Reuben and covering Pharaoh in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (London Palladium).

Follow Richard on social media: @RichardCarson21

Hosted by Andrew Tomlins.

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