Enjoy an enchanted
A West End star currently starring in a BBC hospital drama will show off his vocal talents when he brings his new show to Bucks. Camilla Goodman chats to Lee Mead ahead of the show
MUSIC lovers will not want to miss the chance to see a West End star in Bucks next month. Lee Mead, who won the BBC’s Any Dream Will Do and is currently playing nurse Ben ‘Lofty’ Chiltern in Casualty, is bringing his new show, In Concert with Lee Mead, to Wycombe Swan, in St Mary Street, High Wycombe, on Wednesday, November 12.
He will be accompanied on stage by a three-piece band led by musical director Mason Neely.
Lee has been a regular in London’s West End since starring for 18 months in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat after winning Any Dream Will Do. He went on to study acting at the prestigious Lee Strasburg Institute in New York before returning to the West End for starring roles in Wicked and Legally Blonde. Lee is also a founder member of West End Men, which has played at the Vaudeville Theatre in London and theatres around the country and overseas.
In this new show, the versatile artist will perform several musical classics such as his hit single Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door from Joseph, as well as favourites such as Dancing Through Life from Wicked and selections from Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera and Jesus Christ Superstar. This will be complemented by a selection of Hollywood classics, and some of Lee’s personal favourites from his three solo albums – Lee Mead, Nothing Else Matters and Love Songs.
Lee will be joined on stage by two guest singers for some songs.
“There is nothing quite like live