|Director||Trevor Nunn and John Caird |
|Cast||Peter Lockyer (Jean Valjean), Jeremy Secombe (Javert), Zoe Doano (Cosette), Rob Houchen (Marius), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Eponine), Rachelle Ann Go (Fantine), Phil Daniels (Thenardier), Katy Secombe (Madame Thenardier) and Bradley Jaden (Enjolras), Adam Bayjou; Sanne den Besten; Edd Campbell Bird; Oliver Brenin; David Burnip; Jordan Lee Davies; Tamsin Dowsett; Katy Hanna; Matthew Harvey; Matt Jeans; Charlotte Kennedy; Emma Kingston; Jo Loxton; Luke McCall; Ryan O'Gorman; Jo Parsons; Adam Pearce; Michael Riseley; Courney Stapleton; Jessamy Stoddart; Samantha Thomas; Lee Van Geleen; Helen Walsh and Paul Wilkins. |
|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 on 8th Oct 1985, then transferred to Palace Theatre 4 Dec 1985, before transferring to Queen's 3 April 2004 |