The classic London musical, Les Miserables is one of the most loved award winning London shows. The show is certainly one of the finest emotional dramas of all time as it comprises of comic moments as well as heart touching music with great drama. Les Miserables, or ‘Les Mis’ is the longest running musical of the world and still ruling hearts of millions of theatre lovers.
Les Mis made its debut in the year 1985 and opened up with lukewarm reviews and went on to transfer from the Barbican to the Palace Theatre. Finally, the show settled at the Queen’s Theatre. The popular show is adapted from the epic novel by Victor Hugo. The story is set against the backdrop of revolutionary France and revolves around the plight of convict Jean Valjean. Musical duo lain Boublil and Claude Michel Schonberg penned and composed some of the classics songs such as ‘I Dreamed a Dream’, ‘On My Own’ and ‘Bring Him Home’.
The award winning London show, Les Mis is running with packed houses at the magnificent Queen’s Theatre which is positioned on the Shaftesbury Avenue. This is one of the most popular streets for London theatre featuring some of the famous and biggest London shows. The venue is hugely popular amongst both the locals as well as visitors as there is wide range of eating, drinking and entertainment options.
Soho is also located at a walking distance from the theatre and it comprises of huge range of bars and restaurants. For those who relish Chinese cuisine simply go for Chinatown. Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus are located at an easily accessible location. You can also enjoy a stroll to Covent Garden’s array of shops, museums and theatres.
Queens’s theatre is located at an easily accessible location and can be commuted via various modes of commutations such as buses, tubes, taxis and cars. For those who are planning to visit via tube then nearest station is Piccadilly Circus, 3 minute walk from the theatre. You can visit the theatre via bus numbers 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94 and 159. You can also hire a taxi or drive a car as nearest car park to the theatre is on Brewer Street a 2 minute walk away. You can hire a taxi at Charing Cross Station. This show is suitable for 7 + kids, whereas children under the age of 5 years will not be admitted into the theatre.