Les Miserable’s is the one of the most loved and popular London classic musical. The beautiful show features a sung through score in an operetta style. If you are an ardent theatre lover, then this a must watch show. Queen’s theatre is running its houseful shows since 1986. The show is a complete musical treat for theatre lovers as it has some rib tickling comic moments alongside battles and emotional drama.
The popular show, Les Miserable’s is adapted from the epic original novel of Victor Hugo. Being the world’s longest-running musical, the show is still running with packed houses from the last three decades. In the year 1985, the show made its grand debut with lukewarm reviews. The show was transferred from the Barbican to the Palace Theatre and finally got settled at the Queen’s Theatre.
The story of Les Miserable’s is set against the backdrop of French revolution and revolves around the plight of ex-convict Jean Valjean. The beautiful show is a complete roller coaster ride and an emotional journey. The show features a mesmerising a book along with chartbusting composition by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, known for penning down some of great shows like Miss Saigon and Martin Guerre.
The show features some great musical numbers such as “I Dreamed a Dream”, “On My Own”, “Stars”, “Bring Him Home”, “Do You Hear the People Sing?”, “Master of the House”, “A Little Fall of Rain” and the show-stopping “One Day More”.
The show was adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird, and penned by Herbert Kretzmer. The set design was done by John Napier, costume design by Andreane Neofitou, lighting design by David Hersey and sound design by Mick Potter and Andrew Bruce.
Some of the finest actors have performed such as Sierra Boggess, Danielle Hope, Alfie Boe, Ramin Karimloo, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Rachelle Ann Go and Eva Noblezada. Current casting includes Killian Donnelly as John Valjean, Jeremy Secomb as Javert, Steven Meo as Thénardier, Paul Wilkins as Marius, Carley Stenson as Fantine, Karis Jack as Eponine, Jacqueline Tate as Madame Thénardier, Hyoie O’Grady as Enjolras and Charlotte Kennedy as Cossette.