Les Misérables

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Now in its record-breaking 35th year, Cameron Mackintosh’s celebrated musical Les Misérables continues to go from strength to strength at the Sondheim Theatre.

A compelling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption, Les Misérables is a timeless musical testament to the survival of the human spirit against all of the odds.

Featuring the songs “I Dreamed A Dream”, “Bring Him Home”, “One Day More” and “On My Own”Les Misérables is the show to end all shows.

Seen by over 65 million people worldwide in 42 countries and in 21 languages, Les Miserables is one of the world’s most popular musicals.

Now a major movie, Les Misérables is produced by Cameron Mackintosh, adapted and directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird, written by Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg with lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, and based on the novel by Victor Hugo.

Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre, London, is temporarily closed. This production will re-open in early 2021.

Ticket holders will be contacted by their point of purchase to reschedule dates, refund tickets and issue vouchers.

What’s the Story?

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his quest for redemption.

Having served 17 years in prison for stealing a loaf of bread for his starving niece, a kindly Bishop inspires Valjean to begin a new life.

Breaking parole, Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert.

When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever.

Who’s in it? Les Misérables Cast

The cast features Jon Robyns (Jean Valjean), Bradley Jaden (Javert), Carrie Hope Fletcher (Fantine), Shan Ako (Eponine), Josefina Gabrielle (Madame Thénardier), Ashley Gilmour (Enjolras) and Lily Kerhoas (Cosette).

Fletcher will play Fantine from 18 December 2019 until 29 February 2020 and then again from 20 April 2020 until 25 July 2020. Rachelle Ann Go (who is currently starring in Hamilton at the Victoria Palace Theatre) will play the role from 2 March 2020 until 18 April 2020 and then again from 27 July 2020.

They will be joined by Kelly Agbowu, Ciarán Bowling, Richard Carson, Rodney Earl Clarke, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Harry Dunnett, Jessie Hart, Jessica Joslin, Sarah Lark, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Luke McCall, Leo Miles, Claire O’Leary, Shane O’Riordan, Kathy Peacock, Sam Peggs, Mark Pearce, Emma Warren, Sake Wijers, Mared Williams and Samuel Wyn-Morris.

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Important Notes

Age Restrictions: Recommended for children aged 7 or over; children under 5 will not be admitted. Parental guidance advised.

Seating advice: Seats on the side of the Grand Circle are classed as side view restricted. Seats from Row R back in the Stalls and Row H back in the Dress Circle may be restricted view due to the overhang and may not have a view of the top of the stage.

Theatre Information

Sondheim Theatre
Address: 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA
Nearest Underground: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38


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