The official trailer for the new TV adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables.

The Victor Hugo classic, Les Misérables has been adapted by Andrew Davies for a new BBC drama.

This six-part television adaptation of the renowned book will bring to life the vibrant and engaging characters of Les Misérables. Starring Dominic West as Jen Valjean alongside David Oyelowo as Javert. The cast continues with Lily Collins as Fantine and Adeel Akhtar and Olivia Colman as the Thénardiers. They are joined by Ellie Bamber as Cosette, Josh O’Connor as Marius and Erin Kellyman as Éponine.

This adaptation of Les Misérables will not feature the famous songs from the musical but will delve deep into the many layers of Hugo’s story. Revelling in Jean Valjean and Javert’s cat-and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest.

Les Misérables will air on BBC One over Christmas.

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