Michael Ball

Michael Ashley Ball, OBE is an English actor, singer and broadcaster. 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. In 1989, he reached number two in the UK Singles Chart with "Love Changes Everything", a song taken from the musical Aspects of Love, where he played Alex. He played the role in London and on Broadway.
In 1992, Ball represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest, finishing second with the song "One Step Out of Time". In 1995, he reprised the role of Marius in Les Misérables: The Dream Cast in Concert. His other West End roles include Giorgio in Passion and Caractacus Potts in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He has twice won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical. He won in 2008 for his role as Edna Turnblad in Hairspray, and then in 2013 for the title role in the revival of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Ball was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in the 2015 Birthday Honours for his services to musical theatre.

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Love Changes EverythingMore Broadway Love Songs3:28
One Day More (From "Les Misérables")Hey Mr Producer! - The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh3:22
You Gotta Get a Gimmick (From "Gypsy")Hey Mr Producer! - The Musical World of Cameron Mackintosh4:18
A Million DreamsA Million Dreams4:34
Love Montage: I Saw Him Once / In My Life / A Heart Full of LoveLes Miserables (The Original London Cast Recording)5:18
Love Montage: I Saw Him Once / In My Life / A Heart Full of Love (From Les Misérables Original London Cast Recording)The Songs of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg5:17
Les Miserables Suite: Bring Him Home / Empty Chairs At Empty Tables / I Dreamed A DreamTogether6:12
The Garden At Pau (Live)Aspects Of Love (Original London Cast Recording / Remastered 2005)1:59
Love and AffectionBoth Sides Now4:32
I Will Always Love You (From "The Bodyguard")Both Sides Now3:41
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