Les Miserables

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Opened: 8th October 1985

Booking period: 4th April 2020

Show Times: Monday-Saturday 19:30, Wednesday & Saturday 14:30

Running Time: 2 hours 50 minutes

Venue: Gielgud Theatre

Website: www.lesmis.com

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The Show

Les Miserables is a worldwide phenomenon and is London’s longest running musical.  The show is based on the book by Victor Hugo and is based on true events. The show features famous music such as ‘I Dreamed a Dream’, ‘One Day More’, ‘On My Own’, ‘Do You Hear the People Sing’ and many more.

The musical follows the story of ex-prisoner, Jean Valjean, as he rises to respectability, and his rivalry with Inspector Javier on the backdrop of a French Barricade where the common people make a stand against the re-established monarchy.

Valjean’s adopted daughter, Cosette, falls in love with one of the rebels, Marius.  Another young woman, Eponine, is also in love with Marius, and this love triangle unfolds throughout the show.

Les Miserables is currently showing at the Gielgud Theatre while the Queen’s Theatre is being renovated.  The show will return to its home, which will be renamed the Sondheim Theatre, in December 2019.

The Cast

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Leading and Supporting

Dean Chisnall as Jean Valjean

Bradley Jaden as Inspector Javier

Carley Stenson as Fantine

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Amara Okereke as Cosette

Elena Skye as Éponine

Toby Miles as Marius

Steven Meo as Mr Thenardiers

Vivien Parry as Mrs Thenardiers


Tegan Bannister, Emma Barr, Adam Bayjou, Ciaran Bowling, Oliver Brenin, Grace Farrell, Sophie-May Feek, Adam Filipe, Antony Hanson, Sam Harrison, Barnaby Hughes, James Hume, Ciaran Joyce, Katie Kerr, Rebecca Lafferty, Sarah Lark, Hannah Grace Lawson, Jessica Lee, Jo Loxton, Anna McGarahan, James Nicholson, Ben Tyler, Joe Vetch, Raymond Walsh, and Andrew York

Little Cosette is played by Ingrid Brailsford, Chase Collard, or Zoe Simon

Young Éponine is played by Lily Mae Denman, Willow Rawlings, or Sasha Watson-Lobo

Gavroche is played by Charlie Hagen, George Morgan, or Charlie Stripp


Our reviewers loved the show giving ★★★★★ – “a magical show which is both inspirational and heart-breaking”.  To read the full review, click here.

Les Miserables is temporarily showing at the Gielgud Theatre while the Queen’s Theatre is closed for refurbishment.  The Queen’s Theatre (soon to be Sondheim Theatre) opened on 8th October 1907 and was badly damaged during the Blitz.

The Queen’s Theatre is owned by Delfont Mackintosh Theatres.  The best place to buy tickets is through their website.  For more information on your visit to the Queen’s Theatre, read our guide.

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