Les Misérables

Original London Production (1985)

Production Info

Previews: September 30, 1985 (not listed yet)
Opening October 8, 1985
Closing: not listed yet
Length of Run: not listed yet
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: West End
Location: London, England

Credits Highlights

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Director
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Choreography

Cast

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Jean Valjean
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Javert
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Fantine
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Madame Thénardier
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Thénardier
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Eponine
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Marius
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Cosette
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Enjolras
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Chain Gang

Musical Numbers

Act One

  • Overture .... Orchestra
  • Work Song .... Chain Gang, Javert and Valjean
  • On Parole .... Valjean, Farmer, Labourer, Innkeeperâ??s Wife and Innkeeper
  • Valjean Arrested/Valjean Forgiven .... Constables and Bishop
  • Valjean's Soliloquy (What Have I Done?) .... Valjean
  • At the End of the Day .... Fantine, The Poor, Foreman, Workers, Factory Girls and Valjean
  • I Dreamed a Dream .... Fantine
  • Lovely Ladies .... Fantine, Sailors, Whores, Old Woman, Crone and Pimp
  • Fantine's Arrest .... Fantine, Bamatabois, Javert and Valjean
  • The Runaway Cart .... Onlookers, Valjean, Fauchelevent and Javert
  • Who Am I? (The Trial) .... Valjean
  • Fantine's Death (Come to Me) .... Fantine and Valjean
  • The Confrontation .... Javert and Valjean
  • Castle On a Cloud .... Young Cosette and Madame Thénardier
  • Master of the House .... Thénardier, Madame Thénardier and Chorus
  • The Bargain .... Thénardier, Valjean, Madame Thénardier and Young Cosette
  • The Thénardier Waltz of Treachery .... Thénardier, Valjean, Madame Thénardier and Young Cosette
  • Stars .... Javert
  • Look Down .... Beggars, Gavroche, Old Woman, Prostitute, Pimp, Enjolras and Marius
  • .... Gavroche and Ensemble
  • The Robbery .... Thénardier, Madame Thénardier, Eponine, Marius, Valjean and Javert
  • Javert's Intervention (Another Brawl) .... Thénardier, Madame Thénardier, Eponine, Marius, Valjean and Javert
  • Eponine's Errand .... Marius and Eponine
  • Red and Black .... Students, Enjolras, Marius, Grantaire and Gavroche
  • Do You Hear the People Sing? .... Enjolras, Grantaire, Students and Beggars
  • I Saw Him Once .... Cosette
  • In My Life (i) .... Cosette, Valjean, Marius and Eponine
  • A Heart Full of Love .... Marius, Cosette and Eponine
  • The Attack On Rue Plumet .... Thénardier, Thieves, Eponine, Marius, Valjean and Cosette
  • One Day More! .... Valjean, Marius, Cosette, Eponine, Enjolras, Javert, Thénardier, Madame Thénardier and Company

Act Two

  • Upon These Stones (At the Barricade) .... Enjolras, Javert, Marius, Eponine and Valjean
  • On My Own .... Eponine
  • Upon These Stones (Building the Barricade) .... Enjolras, Students and Army Officer
  • Javert's Arrival .... Javert and Enjolras
  • (Reprise) .... Gavroche, Students, Enjolras and Javert
  • A Little Fall of Rain .... Eponine and Marius
  • Night of Anguish .... Enjolras, Valjean, and Students
  • First Attack .... Enjolras, Grantaire, Students, Valjean and Javert
  • Drink With Me .... Grantaire, Students, Women and Marius
  • Bring Him Home .... Valjean
  • Dawn of Anguish .... Enjolras and Students
  • Second Attack (Death of Gavroche) .... Enjolras, Marius, Valjean, Grantaire, Gavroche and Students
  • The Final Battle .... Army Officer, Grantaire, Enjolras and Students
  • The Sewers .... Orchestra
  • Dog Eat Dog .... Thénardier
  • Javert's Suicide .... Valjean and Javert
  • Turning .... Women of Paris
  • Empty Chairs At Empty Tables .... Marius
  • Every Day (Marius and Cosette) .... Cosette and Marius
  • A Heart Full of Love (Reprise) .... Cosette, Marius and Valjean
  • Valjean's Confession .... Valjean and Marius
  • The Wedding Chorale .... Guests, Thénardier, Marius and Madame Thénardier
  • Beggars At the Feast .... Thénardier and Madame Thénardier
  • Finale .... Valjean, Fantine, Cosette, Marius and Eponine
  • Epilogue .... Company

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Trivia & History

The original RSC production was nominated for 5 Olivier Awards in 1985 (categories in bold are wins):

  • Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Alun Armstrong)
  • Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Colm Wilkinson)
  • Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actress in a Musical (Patti LuPone)
  • Musical of the Year

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Production Info

Previews: September 30, 1985 (not listed yet)
Opening October 8, 1985
Closing: not listed yet
Length of Run: not listed yet
Run Type: Open-ended

Location Info

Market: West End
Location: London, England

Venues

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