Tuesday, December 4, 2018

FIRST TRAILER FOR BBC & PBS EPIC TV SERIES LES MISERABLES WITH LILY COLLINS, DOMINIC WEST, JOSH O'CONNOR, OLIVIA COLMAN, DEREK JACOBI

'LES MISERABLES'
Les Miserables starts December 30th!
BBC TV SERIES TRAILER IS HERE!
Its already quite clear that in the whole slate of festive delights BBC One has prepared for the upcoming December holidays, the latest six part TV series adaptation of famous LES MISERABLES will probably be the highlight of Christmas 2018! The series is hitting the small screens at the very end of December in UK and later in 2019 at PBS Masterpiece for the viewers in Northern America! To the delight of many, this version won't be
The new adaptation of Les Miserables will be without any singing!
a musical one! Beside Dominic West as Jean Valjean, Lily Collins as poverty stricken mother Fantine and David Oyelowo as the evil
Josh O'Connor as Marius and Ellie Bamber as Cosette
police inspector Javert, the cast also includes Olivia Colman as Madame Thénardier, Adeel Akhtar as Monsieur Thénardier, Josh O’Connor as
Dominic West is Jean Valjean in the series!
Marius and Ellie Bamber as Fantine's daughter Cosette. Legendary Derek Jacobi will play Bishop Myriel while Joseph Quinn is Enjoiras!

HUGO'S 19TH CENTURY STORY
directed by Andrew Davies, is turned into series which delves deep into the many layers of the classic novel, revelling in Jean Valjean and Javert's cat-
Dominic West and David Oyelowo as Valjean and Javert
and-mouse relationship, against the epic backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest. With striking intensity and contemporary resonance, Hugo’s novel
Olivia Colman as opportunistic Madame Thenardier
explores the struggles and triumphs of the underclass and the quest for a better life. The six part television adaptation of the renowned book will vividly
Lily Collins as poor Fantine
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.

14 comments:

  1. It is remarkable and heart-warming that even our instant and shallow society finds interest in and has patience for this classic movie of such life complexity.

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    1. I think there will be more patience and interest in Europe than in, let us say, America.

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  2. That's one I'd like to see. It looks like it'll be well-done.

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  3. Don't sell us short, Dez. There's lots of Americans who LOVE this sort of thing. I definitely want to see it!

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    1. yep, but you're in extreme minority :) Most of them prefer procedurals and crime shows or violent GOT crap.

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  4. This American is looking forward to it. I’m just mad we have to wait until January!

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    1. I'm not sure that is the PBS date, but it could be!

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  5. I'm looking forward to this too. Les Miserables is one of the world's great stories.

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  6. One of my favourite books...fingers crossed!

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GIVE SOME LOVE TO YOUR DEZZY :)