Courtesy of Masterpiece on PBS
|MASTERPIECE on PBS has today announced that its epic adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Misérables will premiere on Sunday, April 14th at 9pm ET on MASTERPIECE on PBS.
An all-star cast portrays some of the most famous characters in literature – Dominic West (The Affair, The Wire) as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo (Selma) as Javert, Lily Collins (Rules Don’t Apply) as Fantine, Olivia Colman (The Crown, The Night Manager) as Madame Thénardier, Josh O’Connor (The Crown, The Durrells in Corfu) as Marius, Derek Jacobi (Last Tango in Halifax, Gladiator) as Bishop Myriel – and the list goes on. This six-part television event is written by Andrew Davies (Pride & Prejudice).
Les Misérables is a Lookout Point and BBC Studios co-production for BBC One and MASTERPIECE on PBS.