Samantha Barks returns home to Isle of Man for UK tour

Samantha Barks starred as Eponine in both the West End and in Tom Hooper's film adaptation Credit: Samantha Barks Official, Facebook

A rising star from the Isle of Man will return home next month to perform as part of her UK album tour.

Samantha Barks, from Laxey, starred in both stage and screen versions of Les Miserables as Eponine, after touring the UK in Cabaret and Oliver!

Her new self titled album will be released 10 June, featuring both musical and original songs, and featuring 'Ellan Vannin' - a poem written in 1854 known as the alternative Manx national anthem.

Samantha will perform at the Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man on 11 June.