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Les Miserables

  • 2018
  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Drama
  • Romance

Summary

Epic drama of redemption and love, set in revolutionary France.

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Episode 6: Les Miserables

Summary

The army prepares to make another attack on the barricades as the fighting grows more vicious and desperate. Valjean feels conflicted about Marius' relationship with Cosette and faces a heartbreaking choice when he comes to realise what is in her best interests. However, he underestimates the strength of Cosette's feelings for him. Javert is thrown into turmoil by the selfless actions of a man he has always viewed as an irredeemable criminal, and is forced to reconsider everything he believes in

Review

At the start of Andrew Davies’s magnifique version of Victor Hugo’s complex tale, bloodied bodies carpeted a battlefield. The scene is echoed in tonight’s finale, except this time the corpses are strewn around the streets of Paris. But just as the people prepare to make a final stand against the unbeatable fire power of the French army, Jean Valjean comes face-to-face with his nemesis, Javert, and with Marius.

It’s a dark, bleak episode but, for those who didn’t see the musical or the film (and for those of us who did, the lack of songs hasn’t diminished our enjoyment at all), there is justice and even a little happiness by the end of the series.

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Released on
2019-02-03
Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Jean ValjeanDominic West
JavertDavid Oyelowo
ThenardierAdeel Akhtar
M GillenormandDavid Bradley
Marius PontmercyJosh O'Connor
CosetteEllie Bamber
EponineErin Kellyman
EnjolrasJoseph Quinn
GrantaireTurlough Convery
CourfeyracArchie Madekwe
RivetteEnzo Cilenti
GavrocheReece Yates
NicoletteEmma Fielding
DespiatDaniel Tuite
ToussaintAngela Winter
DanielMwanza Goutier
MateloteLeah Harvey
Older boyTommy Finnegan
Younger boyOllie Harnett
Young army officerGiles Vanderweerd
Grizzled army officerVictor Gardener

Crew

rolename
Executive producerDominic West
Executive producerDavid Oyelowo
Dramatised byAndrew Davies
Executive producerAndrew Davies
WriterVictor Hugo
Executive producerFaith Penhale
Executive producerBethan Jones
Executive producerRebecca Eaton
Executive producerEurydice Gysel
DirectorTom Shankland
ProducerChris Carey

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  • Summary

    The army prepares to make another attack on the barricades as the fighting grows more vicious and desperate. Valjean feels conflicted about Marius' relationship with Cosette and faces a heartbreaking choice when he comes to realise what is in her best interests. However, he underestimates the strength of Cosette's feelings for him. Javert is thrown into turmoil by the selfless actions of a man he has always viewed as an irredeemable criminal, and is forced to reconsider everything he believes in

    Review

    At the start of Andrew Davies’s magnifique version of Victor Hugo’s complex tale, bloodied bodies carpeted a battlefield. The scene is echoed in tonight’s finale, except this time the corpses are strewn around the streets of Paris. But just as the people prepare to make a final stand against the unbeatable fire power of the French army, Jean Valjean comes face-to-face with his nemesis, Javert, and with Marius.

    It’s a dark, bleak episode but, for those who didn’t see the musical or the film (and for those of us who did, the lack of songs hasn’t diminished our enjoyment at all), there is justice and even a little happiness by the end of the series.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Released on
    2019-02-03
    Languages
    English
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Jean ValjeanDominic West
    JavertDavid Oyelowo
    ThenardierAdeel Akhtar
    M GillenormandDavid Bradley
    Marius PontmercyJosh O'Connor
    CosetteEllie Bamber
    EponineErin Kellyman
    EnjolrasJoseph Quinn
    GrantaireTurlough Convery
    CourfeyracArchie Madekwe
    RivetteEnzo Cilenti
    GavrocheReece Yates
    NicoletteEmma Fielding
    DespiatDaniel Tuite
    ToussaintAngela Winter
    DanielMwanza Goutier
    MateloteLeah Harvey
    Older boyTommy Finnegan
    Younger boyOllie Harnett
    Young army officerGiles Vanderweerd
    Grizzled army officerVictor Gardener

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerDominic West
    Executive producerDavid Oyelowo
    Dramatised byAndrew Davies
    Executive producerAndrew Davies
    WriterVictor Hugo
    Executive producerFaith Penhale
    Executive producerBethan Jones
    Executive producerRebecca Eaton
    Executive producerEurydice Gysel
    DirectorTom Shankland
    ProducerChris Carey
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