LEE MEAD announces 'Some Enchanted Evening' UK Tour - Starts in July 2015


Lee Mead, song stylist and actor with hit musicals JosephWickedLegally Blondeand BBC ONE’s Casualty amongst his credits, announces his return to the live circuit this year with SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, a 10 date concert tour which kicks off in July and concludes in December with a special Christmas themed show at London’s Garrick Theatre.

On this, his fourth UK live outing, Lee will turn back the musical clock to the golden age of Hollywood and celebrate some of the classic songs that that have become a part of our musical heritage.  Lee will be accompanied on stage by his band with new arrangements from MD Mason Neely,   special guest on the tour will be Amanda Henderson who stars alongside Lee in Casualty, as Robyn Miller and who has appeared in Les Miserables and Oliver in London’s West End.  

Amongst the set list for the show will be Some Enchanted Evening from the 1949 Rodgers & Hammerstein musical South Pacific, Singin’ In The Rain, the standout song made famous by  Gene Kelly from the 1952 MGM musical comedy,  the 1937 Rodgers & Hart Where Or  When which featured in the 1939 MGM film Babes in Arms performed by Judy Garland, the Jules Steyn/Sammy Cahn song   I Fall In Love Too Easily from the movie Anchors Aweigh, and I’ll See You In My Dreams from the eponymously titled 1951 film.   Other classics will include One For My Baby from The Sky’s The Limit, Broadway MelodyThe Way You Look Tonight from the movie Swing Time.

Lee shot to fame in 2007 when he won TV’s Any Dream Will Do and was cast in the lead role of the 2007 revival of Joseph’s AmazingTechnicolour Dreamcoat.   After 600 performances, Lee went to New York where he studied acting at the Lee Strasburg Institute before heading back to London’s West End for starring roles in Wicked and Legally Blonde.  Lee also appeared in West End Menwhich played at London’s Vaudeville Theatre and toured around the UK and overseas.

Lee made his debut in BBC One’s Casualty in March 2014 playing the popular character Lofty Chiltern and was shortlisted in the 2015 National Television Awards as Favourite Newcomer. 
As a further acknowledgement of the songs from the era of Hollywood musicals, Lee is currently recording a new studio album to be released Spring 2016.

Sunday 19 July
Bedworth, Civic Hall
024 7637 6707

6.00 pm
Sunday 2 August
Isle of Wight,                     Shanklin Theatre
01983 868000
6.00 pm
Sunday 16 August
Clacton,                                West Cliff Theatre
01255 433344
7.00 pm
Saturday 5 September
Camberley Theatre
01276 707600
7.30 pm
Saturday 19 September
Bury St  Edmunds,                  The Apex
01284 75 80 00
7.30 pm
Sunday 4 October
Barnstaple,                           Queens Theatre
01271 32 42 42
6.00 pm
Sunday 25 October
Yeovil, Octagon Theatre
01935 42 28  84
6.30 pm
Sunday 8  November
Winchester,                         Theatre Royal
01962 84 04 40
6.30 pm
Saturday 21  November
Lichfield Garrick Theatre
01543 41 21 21
7.30 pm
Sunday 6 December
London, Garrick Theatre
0844 41 24 662
£17.50 - £35.00
6.00 pm