Edinburgh musical theatre legend who boasts Cher as a fan is coming home for Christmas

EDINBURGH'S very own musical theatre legend, Jeff Leyton, who Cher championed on social media, is coming home for Christmas.

Monday, 23rd September 2019, 17:12 pm
Jeff Leyton as Jean Valjean

Following three sell-out dinner seasons, Pilton musical theatre legend Jeff Leyton returns to Dine, Cambridge Street, for two highly anticipated Christmas shows.

Christmas at the Musicals on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 December will find Leyton performing hits from Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Chess and Miss Saigon to name just a few.

Leyton, who played Jean Valjean, the lead role in Les Miserables, for a record-breaking 14 and a half years, that's more than 3,500 performances, was stunned when Cher tweeted about his rendition of Bring Him Home.

The singer responded to footage of Jeff singing the show-stopping number, tweeting, "Bring Him Home is proof... god gazed down at him, touched his lips and said, 'Here, my child, this is my gift to you'."

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Doors for Christmas at the Musicals open from 6.30pm with a personal meet and greet accompanied by a glass of Rose Winter Berry Fizz on arrival. The evening then begins at 7.30pm with a gourmet three course meal from the Christmas menu created by Dine's Michelin-starred chef Stuart Muir.

Leyton will perform a selection of favourites in the intimate setting from 9pm and also take part in a Q&A.

To book for the evening, which costs £49 per person, visit www.dine.scot and click on vouchers