Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Saturday 14 August 2021

Celebrating a fantastic 21 years touring in 2020, the UK’s longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour Beyond the Barricade heads to the Congress Theatre 14 August 2021. Featuring past principal performers from Les Misérables and delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and West End, the evening ends of course with a stunning finale from Les Mis.

This brand-new show for 2021 will include many of the best numbers that have made Beyond the Barricade the most popular theatre concert in the country.

Expect songs from The Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, The Lion King, Blood Brothers, Hamilton and more, all performed entirely live by some of the best musical performers working today.

Performers Andy Reiss and David Fawcett, devised Beyond the Barricade after appearing in the Manchester and London casts of Les Misérables. David played the lead role of Jean Valjean in both the Manchester and London productions, and Andy played most of the male characters, including Enjolras and Valjean, and remains the only person to take on the job of being the show’s Resident Director whilst performing at the same time.

Joining Andy and David on stage is Katie Leeming (Eponine, Les Misérables West End and ensemble in the movie version) and Poppy Tierney (Cosette, Les Misérables UK Tour, leading roles in Evita, The Witches of Eastwick, Miss Saigon. Also appearing in Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again).

Andy, David, Katie and Poppy are joined on stage with their own ensemble of talented musicians.

Get ready for a great night of musical entertainment with Beyond the Barricade at the Congress Theatre, 14 August 2021. Tickets £27. Performance time 7.30pm. Book online at or call Box Office on 01323 412000. This show is covered by the Eastbourne Theatres Book with Confidence ticket policy – see the Your Visit section of website for further details.