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Samantha Barks - First Solo UK Tour

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Les Miserables Movie Star Heads To Birmingham, London & More
Musical singing star Samantha Barks embarks on her debut solo tour following her acclaimed performance on stage and screen in Les Misérables.

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Samantha Barks takes her voice on tour across the UK

The songstress came third in TV show I'd Do Anything but went on to land a key role in the Hollywood movie of Les Misérables as Eponine alongside actors like Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Eddie Redmayne.

It came about as she attracted attention as Éponine in the theatre version of Les Misérables at London's Queen's Theatre between 2010 and 2011 and as well as the 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena in October 2010.

Now Barks, from Laxey on the Isle of Man, is set to impress with her voice at theatres including Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre on June 20 and Richmond Theatre on June 26. She'll also give a concert for fans at home with a show on June 11 at Gaiety Theatre, in Douglas, Isle Of Man.

The show takes inspiration from Barks' roots in musical theatre, whilst incorporating modern influences. She's got plenty of experience to draw from after starring in shows from Chicago to Oliver! and Cabaret.

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Samantha Barks pictured when she was performing in a tour of Cabaret as as Sally Bowles

The singer and actress was nominated for a prestigious Screen Actors Guild Award and announced as Empire Magazine's Best Female Newcomer.

Samantha Barks Tour 2016

Tickets cost from £25.25 from the Samantha Barks website.

June 8 - Theatre Royal Norwich

June 11 - Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, Isle Of Man

June 13 - Churchill Theatre, Bromley

June 14 - Swansea Grand Theatre, Swansea

June 16 - Floral Pavilion, New Brighton

June 18 - The Capitol Horsham

June 20 - Birmingham New Alexandra Theatre - 7.30pm
Tickets from the theatre website.

June 24 - Shoreditch Town Hall, London

June 25 - G Live, Guildford

June 26 - Richmond Theatre, London - 7.30pm
Tickets from the theatre website.
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Why? Film and Theatre Star On Debut Tour
When: June 2016
Phone: Various theatres - see list
Where: UK tour including Birmingham , London, and more
Cost: £25
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