Les Miserables Tickets
What's it all about?
The West End's longest running musical, Les Miserables, continues to delight audiences at the Queen's Theatre and celebrated its 30th anniversary in October 2015. Based on the classic novel by Victor Hugo, Les Mis is regularly voted the world's most popular musical and has been translated into dozens of languages and mounted countless productions all over the world.
The original London productionor Les Miserables continues to run in the West End, directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird based on the iconic RSC production along with fresh orchestrations, updated designs and an incredible cast of performers.
Les Mis has already reached iconic status with theatre goers around the world, thanks to the popularity of the timeless score that includes hits such as “I Dreamed a Dream”, “On My Own” and “Do You Hear the People Sing?” and of course the blockbuster film adaptation starring Hugh Jackman. Despite the continued popularity of the show, the original production is a must see for theatre fans, and there is no better time to experience the revolution live than in its record breaking thirtieth year.
What's the story?
Les Miserables tells an epic sweeping tale of one man's struggle to break free from a past life and create a new life for himself and his surrogate daughter in post-Revolutionary France where discontent amongst the students boils over to create a powerful story of fraternity, equality and freedom.
Released on parole after years on the chain gang for stealing a loaf of bread, Jean Valjean has a religious awakening, leading to him turning his life around. After he shows kindness to Fantine, she leaves her child Cosette in his care as she dies and the two build a new life together, leading to Valjean breaking his parole. Inspector Javert swears he'll have vengeance and devotes his life to tracking him down.
As the student unrest stirs, a young revolutionary Marius falls in love with the now teenage Cosette, but Valjean plans to move away from Paris, until an explosive moment in history and the people of the city are brought together to fight for the right to be free.
Who's in it?
Simon Gleeson stars in the lead role of 'Jean Valjean', a role he played to great acclaim in Australia and Manila. He is joined by Jeremy Secomb as 'Javert', David Langham as 'Thénardier' and Katy Secombe as 'Madame Thénardier'. Lucy O'Byrne joins the cast as 'Fantine', with Hollie O'Donoghue as 'Eponine', Paul Wilkins as 'Marius', Charlotte Kennedy as 'Cosette' and Chris Cowley as 'Enjolras'.
Who is Les Miserables suitable for?
Fans of classic musical theatre will not fail to be impressed by Les Miserables. Those who have seen the show throughout its 30 year history will enjoy seeing a refreshed production with a brand new highly talented cast. Those coming to the show for the first time will be taken in by the memorable score, exciting story and unforgettable staging – this really is a show that will live with you forever. Thanks to the film a brand new generation of fans have been created, meaning that this glorious original production can continue to delight audiences for years to come.
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Les Miserables reviews - staff
Les Mis has everything - raw emotional performances, a gritty plot and some great moments of comedy provided by Monsieur and Madame Thenardier. It is filled with hit musical numbers - many of the greatest show songs are featured here. Whether you're an avid theatregoer or are experiencing the delights of the West End for the first time, Les Mis is one of those shows everybody just has to see at least once in their lifetime.
I saw it as a birthday treat and can easily call it one of the best shows the West End has to offer. It may not seem like the best material for a musical - orphans, oppression, revolutionary battles, death - but there are so many layers of story. As for its music, it was one soundtrack that I bought and listened to on a loop for weeks! Les Mis really is a perfect night at the theatre.
Brilliant Set design, story line and character performances. A spectacular show!
A moving, but funny musical throughout. An emotional rollercoaster from start to finish.
Les Miserables reviews - critics
Les Miserables reviews - most recent customers
I saw the movie but the theatre show was really fantastic and great , i love it !
Absolutely fantastic show - I would recommend this to anyone.
BRILLIANT SHOW WITH FANTASTIC SINGERS AND WAS VERY WELL ACTED WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASIM BY EVERYONE.
Absolutely fabulous! My son and daughter organised a trip to see the show as a surprise birthday treat for my wife and we all thought it was a truly wonderful show, the cast were fantastic and and received a standing ovation at the end of the show. We can't stop humming the songs... brilliant
Fantastic from start to finish. Would recomend to family and friends.
How can you not love Les Miserables? Although this show clearly is a classic I didn't expect such a great staging and production. The ensenble was amazing and you guys, never let that Jean Valjean go, he's a keeper.
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Did You Know?
Productions of Les Miserables have played in 42 countries and over 319 cities worldwide, and the show has been translated into 22 languages.
Each performance of the musical uses 392 costumes consisting of over 5000 items of clothing and 85 wigs!
Dame Judi Dench once made a single appearance on the barricade as the one-off character of Madame La Farge in May 2004.
The infamous Barricades move almost 20 meters per show at the Queen’s theatre in London.
1985 Laurence Olivier Awards
Best Actress in a Musical (Patti LuPone)
1987 Tony Awards
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Michael Maguire)
Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (Frances Ruffelle)
Best Direction of a Musical
Best Scenic Design
2012 Laurence Olivier Awards
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award
2014 Laurence Olivier Awards
BBC Radio 2 Olivier Audience Award
Les Miserables songs
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