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Les Misérables - TV

PBS presents a new adaptation from MASTERPIECE of Victor Hugo's classic novel Les Misérables from multi award-winning screenwriter Andrew Davies. The drama is set to premiere Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 9/8c, on PBS. The show will also stream on PBS.org and on the PBS Video App.

The six-part drama adaptation stars Dominic West (The Affair, The Hour) as Jean Valjean, and David Oyelowo (Selma) as Javert in this landmark drama adaptation. They are joined in this epic event drama by Lily Collins (Rules Don't Apply, Love, Rosie), in the role of Fantine.

With a striking intensity and relevance to us today, Victor Hugo's novel is testimony to the struggles of France's underclass and how far they must go to survive. The six-part television adaptation of the renowned book will vividly and faithfully bring to life the vibrant and engaging characters, the spectacular and authentic imagery and, above all, the incredible yet accessible story that was Hugo's lifework.

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by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet the Bishop! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Eponine! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Madame Thernardier! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Thernardier! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2019
A new dramatic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables, is coming soon! MASTERPIECE on PBS and BBC One will soon bring the beloved story back to life, starring Golden Globe nominees Dominic West as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert, and Lily Collins as Fantine. Premieres Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c, on PBS.
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Marius! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 9, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, we meet Cosette! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 8, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Fantine! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by Stage Tube - April 8, 2019
A new dramatic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Miserables, stars Golden Globe® nominees Dominic West as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert, and Lily Collins as Fantine. The six-part drama from MASTERPIECE brings to life vibrant characters, intricate storylines, and powerful themes in an epic retelling of the timeless story of redemption. Premieres Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c, on PBS.
by BWW News Desk - April 7, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Jean Valjean! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.
by BWW News Desk - April 6, 2019
We're counting down to Les Miserables on PBS! In today's feature, meet Javert! Andrew Davies' six-part drama adaptation of Victor Hugo's 19th century classic 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. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo's novel explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life.