|Director||Trevor Nunn and John Caird |
|Cast||Peter Lockyer (Jean Valjean), David Thaxton (Javert), Emilie Fleming (Cosette), Rob Houchen (Marius), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Celinde Schoenmaker (Fantine), Tom Edden (Thenardier), Wendy Ferguson (Madame Thenardier) and Michael Colbourne (Enjolras) with Jeremy Batt, Ethan Bradshaw, Melanie Bright, Dougie Carter, Jade Davies, Lee Dillon-Stuart, Tamsin Dowsett, Christian Edwards, James Gant, Carolina Gregory, Bradley Jaden, Emma Kingston, Sarah Lark, Jordan Lee Davies, Adam Linstead, Joanna Loxton, Claire Parrish, Adam Pearce, Jonny Purchase, Michael Riseley, Simon Shorten, Ashley Stillburn, Jessamy Stoddart and Helen Walsh. |
(Cast subject to change!)
|Design||Stephen Brimson Lewis |
|Producer||Cameron Mackintosh |
|Synopsis||Concerns love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles. |
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the 'ticket-of-leave' he must display by law, condemns him to be an outcast. Only the saintly Bishop of Digne treats him kindly and Valjean, embittered by years of hardship, repays him by stealing some silver. Valjean is caught and brought back by the police, and is astonished when the Bishop lies to save him, also giving him two precious candlesticks.Valjean decides to start his life anew. Things go well but 8 years later, an encounter with a face from the past threatens everything he now holds dear..
|Other Info||***The show first opened at the Barbican in on 8th Oct 1985, then transferred to Palace Theatre 4 Dec 1985, before transfering to Queen's 3 April 2004 |