Enjoy Celebrity Radio’s John Owen Jones Phantom Interview…
John Owen-Jones, from South Wales, is an award winning and record-breaking West End and Broadway performer.
He is best known for his performances as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables and as The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera.
John has a unique Broadway quality that has made him stick out as one of the greatest talents in West End history.
John is one of a handful of actors who have played the role of Valjean both in the West End and on Broadway.
Jones returns to the role of the Phantom on September 7th at Her Majesty’s Theatre.
He will also appear at the Swansea BBC ‘Proms in the Park’ on Sept 12th & with Bryn Terfel on October 20th at The Royal Albert Hall.
Here’s JoJ in conversation with Alex Belfield in August 2015:
With an incredibly tone and remarkable power to his voice, JoJ is truly one of the most captivating and impressive voices in theatre history.
After training at London’s Central School of Speech and Drama, John, at the age of twenty six, became the youngest actor ever to play the role of Jean Valjean in the West End production of Les Miserables.
In an online poll, John was voted the “Best Ever Valjean” and “Best Ever Performer in Les Miserables” by fans of the show worldwide.
Get John’s new album at his website.
John returned to play the role of Jean Valjean in a brand new production of Les Miserables for its 25th anniversary tour and was awarded the Manchester Evening News Award for the Best Actor in a Visiting Production for his performance as Jean Valjean.
John was also part of the Valjean quartet featured in the finale of the Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2 Arena, London.
Interview recorded 11th August 2015 by Alex Belfield at Celebrity Radio.