Victor is principally a dance role. He is one of the Raffish Crew and is often seen hanging out with Bill Bailey. Victor is a tall boy, as the understudy to Munkustrap he needs to have the same physical abilities such as being able to lift and throw Macavity.
Although the character originated in the London production, he was not included in the cast when the show first premiered in 1981, and was instead added later that year.
In productions with Australian-style named swings, Victor is sometimes used as a chorus/swing character.
The following names have also been used for the character of Victor in various international productions:
Victor is a tall, dark brown or blue tabby with a white stomach. The actor playing Victor is the understudy for Munkustrap and Rum Tum Tugger. Victor's makeup design looks like a blend of those two characters, the brown colours of Tugger with the stripe details of Munkustrap.