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Hans-Peter Janssens returns to "Les Miserables" on 2 Dec 02
Hans Peter Janssens(Jean Valjean) & Michael McCarthy(Javert) return to the cast of Les Miserables on Monday 2 Dec 02
Apart from London Hans Peter Janssens has previously played the role of 'Jean Valjean' in his native Belgium. His other theatre credits include "Jekyll & Hyde", "The Phantom of the Opera", "Chess", "Jesus Christ Superstar" and "Man of LaMancha" in Belgium and Holland. Apart from London, Michael McCarthy has previously played the role of 'Javert' in Sydney, Melbourne, Birmingham, Plymouth, Edinburgh, Manchester and Dublin.
The show continues to feature Rosemary Ashe (Madame Thenardier), Carmen Cusack (Fantine), Hadley Fraser (Marius), Helen French (Cosette), Paul Manuel (Enjolras), Sophia Ragavelas (Eponine), and Stephen Tate (Thenardier) .
The show, which concerns Love and bravery in 19th century France during the revolutionary struggles, has been running in London since 1985. It is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, based on the novel by Victor Hugo. It has lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg, with original text by Alain Boublil and additional material by James Fenton. It is adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird.
It has been seen by over 47 million people worldwide in 38 countries and in 21 languages. There have been 31 cast recordings of "Les Miserables", including the multi-platinum London cast recording and the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast and complete symphonic albums. The video of the 10th Anniversary Royal Albert Hall Gala Concert has sold well over one million copies worldwide, making it one of the best-selling musical videos in the UK.