Michael Ball is no stranger to ‘Les Mis’ – it was the show in which he made his West End debut back in 1985, performing as Marius Pontmercy. Enjolras : : Michael Ball, OBE is an English actor, singer and broadcaster, who is known for his work in musical theatre. One day more. , Marius The time is now, the day is here! Michael Ball took to the stage to perform 'You'll Never Walk Alone' at the 2020 Royal Variety Show.. Michael Ball (singer) : biography 27 June 1962 – In 2004, he co-starred with Petula Clark in a production of Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard at the Cork Opera House, later broadcast by the BBC. Courfeyrac We will nip it in the bud. : Enjolras , Do I follow where she goes? Marius : , : : Enjolras Cosette , This time, he’ll be playing the lead of Javert, in an “all-star cast” alongside Alfie Boe, Carrie Hope Fletcher and Matt Lucas. I did not live until today. Enjolras Marius His father trained as an Austin apprentice at the Longbridge plant and went on to become a successful business man, although he had originally wanted to be an actor. Eponine A ghost, you say? Marius Grantaire , , Michael Ball Celebrates Anthony Newley: Host & Performer Hackney Empire, London 31 August 2006 BBC Radio 2 broadcast 2006 Les Misérables - 21st Anniversary Celebration: Original Cast - Marius Pontmercy: Queen's Theatre, London 7 October 2006 2007 Prom 58: An Evening with Michael Ball: Principal performer Royal Albert Hall, London 28 August 2007 How can I live when we are parted? One day more. Grantaire Enjolras , : Enjolras , He sang three tracks […] Jean Valjean Lesgles Michael Ashley Ball is a British actor, singer, and radio and TV presenter. Enjolras , : I'll fight with you! Memorable Works Enjolras , Do I stay, and do I care? : He made his West End debut in 1985 playing Marius in the original London production of Les Miserables, and went on star in 1987 as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. : My place is here. Red: the blood of angry men! Eponine , : Who is Michael Ball’s partner, Cathy McGowan? : Ball was a 23-year old, curly-haired unknown when Sir Cameron Mackintosh cast him as the student revolutionary Marius Pontmercy in the world premiere of The now famous musical. Michael Ashley Ball, is an English actor, singer and broadcaster, who is known for his work in musical theatre. Tomorrow, we'll be far away. | I was born to be with you. Michael lives with his partner Cathy McGowan, 75, the former presenter of Ready Steady Go!.. | : Tomorrow we'll discover what our God in Heaven has in store. Cosette One day to a new beginning, raise the flag of freedom high. Ensemble Do you hear the people sing? ... 'The Michael Ball Show' 'Michael Ball Live' 'Michael Ball' 'Michael Ball and Friends' I feel my soul on fire! She was just like a ghost to me. , Michael Ashley Ball, OBE (born 27 June 1962) is an English actor, singer and broadcaster. : They met in 1989 when Cathy was an entertainment reporter for the BBC, and she interviewed him during rehearsals for the musical Aspects of Love.. , : At the barricade of freedom. There, a little touch. Watch 'em run amok. As a student he went busking on Saturdays in Guildford town with a female student friend to earn a little extra money. Later the same year he was a guest star at Clark’s Concert, also broadcast by the BBC. Ball's maternal grandfather was a coal miner. A heart full of love... A night full of you - the words are old, but always true! He joined a youth theatre, which led to his studying drama at Guildford School of Acting, where he found an environment that suited him. Here, a little dip. Thenardier He is best known from his role of Marius Pontmercy in the Original London Cast, 10th Anniversary Concert Cast and International Cast, Jean Valjean in the 2004 Windsor Castle Concert and Javert in the 2019 Gielgud Theatre All Star Concert. : A performance from Les Miserables, with Ball reprising his star-making role as Marius, is another easy win. Technical Specs. Enjolras Michael Ball: Marius. They will wet themselves with blood! Enjolras , , Lesgles They have lived together since 1992. One more dawn, one more day, one day more! https://lesmiserables.fandom.com/wiki/Michael_Ball?oldid=29588. Tomorrow is the judgment day. Showing all 7 items Jump to: Quotes (7) Quotes . Jean Valjean O God, for shame, you did not even know my name. I will join these little schoolboys. Marius Marius He made his West End debut in 1985 playing Marius Pontmercy in the original London production of Les Misérables, and went on to star in 1987 as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. : ...will you take your place with me? Madame Thenardier , Marius ...at the barricades of freedom! Combeferre , Cosette Feuilly Michael Ashley Ball, OBE is an English actor, singer and radio broadcaster. Michael Ball has revisited Les Miserables for his new album, which is a collection of his favourite tracks including his take on the song written for Hugh Jackman in the film version. Michael Ball has enjoyed a very successful and varied career over the last 20 years, both in the West End and on the Concert Stage, working with some of the 20th century's most prolific musical theatre composers. : What a life I might have known. : One more day to revolution. Release Dates Michael made his West End debut when Cameron Mackintosh cast him as Marius Pontmercy in the original London production of Les Misérables 35 years ago. : Marius , Ball has a sister, Katherine, almost a decade his junior. Joly One day more! , : Joly : One minute there, and she was gone! : Gender Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. : A ghost, maybe. , His maternal grandmother, having a musical ear, was proud of Ball's early singing achievements; she died suddenly, however, of a heart attack about one week before his debut in The Pirates of Penzance. Joly , Les MiserablesHairspraySweeney Todd His voice type is high baritone. Ball was interested in the theatre and his father took him to see shows in the school holidays, including a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre of King Lear, which impressed him as a youngster of about 14 years old. Michael Ashley Ball is a British actor, singer, and radio and TV presenter. Courfeyrac Les Misérables Wiki is a FANDOM Music Community. , Courfeyrac The 37-year-old star of the hit musicals Les Miserables and Aspects Of Love suffered appalling injuries … : Combeferre Grantaire He moved to Dartmoor with his parents when he was three years old. Michael Ball Shall I join my brothers there? But seriously, this show is in my DNA from playing Marius when it first launched back in 1985. Lesgles , Enjolras Grantaire One more day before the storm... Marius . Will we ever meet again? Marius | Jan 1, 2020 - Loved him as Marius in Les Miserables 10th anniversary special!. I was 23 and I couldn't see any light at the end of the tunnel." Most of 'em are goners, so they won't miss much! Black: the dark of ages past. Michael Ball wowed theatre-goers in London last night, as he made a return to the musical that started his career 35 years ago. He graduated in 1984. Do I join my brothers there? , : One more day before the storm. Cosette , Marius Cosette : Red: the world about to dawn... Black: the night that ends at last! Catch 'em as they fall. And I swear, I will be true. : Black... Marius Marius in 'Les Miserables' Raoul in 'Phantom of the Opera' Alex in 'Aspects of Love' Caractacus Potts in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang' NEXT> 4. Feuilly Apr 9, 2020 - Explore Debra Lambert's board "Michael Ball" on Pinterest. : There's a new world for the winning, there's a new world to be won. These men who seem to know my crime will surely come a second time. Feuilly Never know your luck when there's a free-for-all. He has never had singing lessons, but as a boy he learned to sing by singing along to music: for example, songs by Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, and Frank Sinatra. He is best known from his role of Marius Pontmercy in the Original London Cast, 10th Anniversary Concert Cast and International Cast, Jean Valjean in the 2004 Windsor Castle Concert and Javert in the 2019 Gielgud Theatre All Star Concert. See more ideas about Michael, Ball, Les miserables. Will you take your place with me? : Lesgles Marius Tomorrow, you'll be worlds away, and yet with you, my world has started. : Michael Ball returns in the darker role of Javert, after originally starring as Marius Pontmercy opposite Patti LuPone as Fantine, in the 1985 world premiere of Les Misérables at the Barbican.. Jean Valjean He made his West End debut in 1985 playing Marius Pontmercy in the original London production of Les Misérables, and went on to star in 1987 as Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. Official Sites There's a grief that can't be spoken, there's a pain goes on and on. Eponine : , One day more. The legendary singer first found fans as romantic lead Marius in Les Miserables back in the 1980s, and Ball is now playing baddie Javert in a new concert staged version, which opened at London's Gielgud Theatre last night (August 21). When our ranks begin to form... Marius Dear Mademoiselle, I was lost in your spell... Marius Jean Valjean : The color of desire! Les Misérables: The Staged Concert. SINGER Michael Ball has spoken of his secret sadness - he can never know the joys of being a father following a tragic accident when he was a teenager. A regular face on the British stage and television, performer Michael Ball was born in 1962 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, U.K. Moving to South West England when he was three years old, Ball grew up learning to sing along to records by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Filming & Production Michael Ball OBE– a multitalented artist who excels at his craft. Michael Ball seems to have it all - the finest show voice of his generation, charm, ... he had originated only one role in the West End: that of Marius in Les Misérables, back in 1985. But he never saw me there. A live performer, actor, musical theatre star, recording artist, broadcaster – he tackles every challenge thrown at him with determination and enthusiasm. | : Marius Company Credits Michael Ball is one of Britain’s best-loved ... Ball quickly found success and was cast in the 1985 original London production of Les Miserables as Marius. His maternal grandmother was protective of the family. Feuilly , Marius PontmercyJean ValjeanInspector Javert After his graduation, Ball's singing career rapidly got off the ground. The color of despair! One more day of him not caring. : Ensemble Marius : : He made his West End debut in 1985 playing Marius in the original London production of Les Misérables, and went on to star in 1987 as Raoul in The Phantom Of The Opera. : Male Michael Ball, Actor: Les Misérables in Concert: The 25th Anniversary. Black... Marius Birthdate . Eponine : Combeferre 27 June 1962 When did Michael represent the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest? 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