Interview: Zoe Birkett, Arabia in Moulin Rouge

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Zoe Birkett is currently playing Arabia and understudying Satine in the West End production of Moulin Rouge at the Piccadilly Theatre. 


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Since finishing as a runner-up on the original season of Pop Idol, Zoe has gone on to have an incredible career in theatre. 

Zoe made her West End debut as a Diva in the original cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, with some of her other credits including: Myth! The Musical (The Other Palace), What A Feeling (Manchester Opera House & London Palladium), Thriller Live (Lyric & International Tour), Respect La Diva (Garrick), Hair (Munich & Piccadilly), Tommy (Prince Edward) and Rent (Greenwich Theatre). 

Zoe was nominated for West End Frame’s Understudy of the Year Award for alternating the role of Rachel Marron in the UK tour of The Bodyguard and went on to take over the role for a limited time. Most recently she starred as Justice in the UK tour of Rock Of Ages.

Follow Zoe on Instagram: @zoebirkett

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