Grainne Renihan

Hair Crone

Grainne Renihan


Theatre credits include: The Bird Woman/1st cover Mrs. Brill in Mary Poppins (International and UK tour); Fantine in Les Misérables (Palace Theatre); Florence in Chess (Prince Edward Theatre); Guilietta in Aspects of Love (Prince of Wales); Ellen in Miss Saigon (Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and Stuttgart); Grizabella in Cats (UK tour and Hamburg); Eva Peron in Evita (Gaiety Theatre); Cinderella in Into The Woods (Library Theatre, Manchester); Janet in The Rocky Horror Show (UK National tour); Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar (European tour). 

Grainne played the role of Fantine in the London production of Les Misérables at three separate stages of the show’s history making her the longest holder of that role in the show’s West End history. She is returning to the show alongside her son Ciarán Bowling who she was pregnant with whilst playing Fantine in the 1996 cast. Les Misérables has been a real family affair…her sister Lizzy Renihan was in the show with her in the early 90s and her husband Daniel Bowling was Music Supervisor and Musical Director for Les Misérables for many years.

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