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The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents independent girls’ schools in the UK.

British girl to star in Les Miserables after being spotted in a school play

03 December 2012

A 10-year-old girl from Moira House School, East Sussex will star in the Hollywood adaptation of Les Miserables after being spotted in a school play.

Just a year ago Isabelle was acting and singing on a much smaller scale as the lame boy in her school’s production of The Piper of Hamelin. Jeremy Taylor from the National Youth Music Theatre was so impressed with her performance he persuaded talent agents to let her audition for the film version of the world’s longest running musical. Despite having no professional acting experience, Isabelle, from Eastbourne, in East Sussex, ended up beating thousands of children to win the coveted role of Cosette.

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