Friday, October 25

John Owen Jones and Peter Polycarpou among stars performing in West End Gala for Croydon charities

On  3rd November  at 6:30pm, stars from the West End will head to  Croydon's recently re-opened Fairfield Halls to support the Mayor's five charities in a one-off concert that celebrates past and present musicals

Headlining the concert are screen John Owen-Jones, ('Valjean', Les Miserables; London and Broadway, Phantom of the Opera) Peter Polycarpou (Evita, Miss Saigon, Oklahoma, Birds of a Feather), Amy Lennox (Legally Blonde, Kinky Boots, Holby City) Sabrina Aloueche (Les Misérables, We Will Rock You, Brooklyn) Nathan Amzi (Good Omens, Jesus Christ Superstar, Rock of Ages, Aladdin) Stephen Rahman-Hughes (EastEnders, Aladdin, Rock of Ages) and Bronte Barbe (Oklahoma, Beautiful, Shrek)

They will also be joined by Gemma Knight-Jones (Falsettos) Brian McCann (Phantom) Luke McCall (Les Miserables) Tim Oxbrow (Bat Out of Hell) Chris Auckett (Wind in the Willows) Katy Stredder (Mamma Mia) Tom Hargreaves (Wicked) Jacqui Sanchez (Priscilla) Caroline Rodgers (Horrible Histories) Stephen Rolley (Book of Mormon) Kage Douglas (Ghost) Jasette Amos (Daddy Cool) and Rakesh Boury (We Will Rock You)

*Performer line-up may change due to availability

The evening will also feature students from The Urdang Academy and the award winning weekend Performing Arts School, The Boury Academy.

The five Charities  being supported  are Mind in Croydon:  Croydon Vision: Ashdon Jazz Academy: Apasen International (Croydon) and Croydon Refugee Day Centre.  A percentage of the profit will also be donated to The Boury Academy who provide professional Performing Arts training to children who would otherwise not be able to afford to access it.

Tickets for the charity gala concert are now on sale priced at £25/£15 and can purchased online at, through the ticket link

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