Cameron Mackintosh’s celebrated musical Les Misérables goes from strength to strength in London
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 London’s longest running musical ever, and one of the world’s most popular musicals.
Les Misérables is produced by Cameron Mackintosh and boasts a wonderful score by Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg with lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, based on the novel by Victor Hugo.
Les Misérables tickets are booking until 30 September 2023 at the Sondheim Theatre, London.
What's the story of Les Miserables?
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 is in the cast of Les Miserables?
The cast of Les Miserables includes Jon Robyns as Jean Valjean, David Thaxton as Javert, Ava Brennan as Fantine, Robert Tripolino as Marius, Nathania Ong as Éponine, Lulu-Mae Pears as Cosette, Gerard Carey as Thénardier, Josefina Gabrielle as Madame Thénardier and Jordan Shaw as Enjolras.
The company also includes Hazel Baldwin, Brad Barnley, Emma Barr, Cameron Burt, Natalie Chua, Matthew Dale, Matt Dempsey, Bryony Duncan, Louis Emmanuel, Sophie-May Feek, Natalie Green, Melad Hamidi, Harry Jack, Christopher Jacobsen, Benjamin Karran, Yazmin King, Bart Lambert, Sarah Lark, Georgie Lovatt, Ellie Ann Lowe, Adam Robert Lewis, Donald Craig Manuel, Jodie Nolan, Sam Peggs, Jo Stephenson, Phoebe Williams and Ollie Wray.
Who are the creative team of Les Miserables?
Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Les Miserables is written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and is based on the novel by Victor Hugo.
The show has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and original French text by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, additional material by James Fenton and adaptation by Trevor Nunn and John Caird. Orchestrations are by Stephen Metcalfe, Christopher Jahnke and Stephen Brooker with original orchestrations by John Cameron.
The production is directed by James Powell and Laurence Connor, designed by Matt Kinley inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo with costumes by Andreane Neofitou and Christine Rowland, lighting by Paule Constable, sound by Mick Potter, musical staging by Michael Ashcroft and Geoffrey Garratt, and music supervision by Stephen Brooker and Alfonso Casado Trigo.
Reviews of Les Miserables★★★★★ "The West End’s longest-running musical proves a haunting and thrilling inspiration" - The Guardian
★★★★★ "The mighty Mis is still revolutionary" - Daily Mail
★★★★★ "It was mesmerising... It's a must see and I'm not surprised it's still delighting audiences" - The Sun
★★★★★ "Perfect theatre, in a perfect theatre" - The Telegraph
Matinees: Thursday, Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Important NotesPlease note: The performance includes gunfire, smoke and flashing light effects. 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.
Venue InformationSondheim Theatre, 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6BA
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 38
Official London Theatre tickets for Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre, London
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