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Jean Valjean (Dominic West) at the barricades in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 6

Daniel Hautzinger

In the final part of Les Misérables, Jean Valjean tries to atone for his past mistakes and has a decisive encounter with Javert that deeply affects the police inspector. The rebels make a last stand at the barricade while Marius wonders if he will survive to marry Cosette.
Marius (Josh O'Connor) and Cosette (Ellie Bamber) in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 5

Daniel Hautzinger

Marius pursues his romance with Cosette while revolution percolates in the streets amongst workers and students. Éponine helps Marius out of her unrequited love for him, while her father schemes to take revenge on Jean, who makes plans to escape Javert once and for all. 
Marius (Josh O'Connor) and Republicans in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 4

Daniel Hautzinger

Cosette begins to stifle under Jean's protectiveness, and her desire to see the world leads to encounters with several familiar – including some unwelcome – characters. Colonel Pontmercy's son Marius learns more about his father and revolts against his grandfather. 
Jean Valjean (Dominic West) in Les Miserables. Photo: Laurence Cendrowicz / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 3

Daniel Hautzinger

Jean Valjean fails Fantine and promises to make amends by finding and caring for her daughter, who is cruelly abused by the abhorrent Thénardiers at their inn. Javert is still determined to lock Jean away for the rest of his life. 

Fantine (Lily Collins) and Cosette (Mailow Defoy) in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 2

Daniel Hautzinger

Fantine makes a difficult decision in order to provide for her daughter, but fortune continues to conspire against her. Jean Valjean has remade his life, but Javert is still hellbent on finding and capturing him – and he's closing in.
Jean Valjean (Dominic West) and Javert (David Oyelowo) in Les Miserables. Photo: Robert Viglasky / Lookout Point

'Les Misérables' Recap: Part 1

Daniel Hautzinger

A prisoner serving nineteen years for stealing a loaf of bread finally gets out and faces a cruel, uncaring world. A poor young seamstress falls in love with a wealthy gentleman who showers her with gifts. And a soldier is shut out of his son's life.
Olivia Colman as Madame Thénardier in a new adaptation of Les Misérables. Photo: BBC - Robert Viglasky

A New Adaptation of 'Les Misérables' Comes to Masterpiece

Daniel Hautzinger

No, it's not another adaptation of the ever-popular musical but a return to the source material, Victor Hugo's classic novel. The six-part series has a stellar cast, including Olivia Colman, Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Lily Collins. Watch a preview here.
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