Cameron Mackintosh said, “It’s hard to believe that it has been over 25 years sinceMiss Saigon first opened, but if anything, the tragic love story of the show has become even more relevant today. This new production, directed by Laurence Connor, takes a grittier, more realistic approach than the original production while still delivering the power and epic sweep of Boublil and Schönberg’s tremendous score. Of all my shows, Miss Saigon is the one that
“Les Misérables” will be a co-production by BBC Studios and Lookout Point for BBC One in association with Weinstein TV. Weinstein TV will be the distributor in the U.S. and China.
For those who haven’t read Hugo’s nearly 1500-page tome, or seen the movie or any of the myriad stage versions, “Les Misérables” centers on French convict Jean Valjean and his struggles to escape his past while being hunted for years over a parole violation by Inspector Javert, set against the backdrop of the uprising of 1832.
That’s only part of the story, though. “Les Misérables is a huge iconic title,” Davies said in a statement. “Most
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