Les Miserables Theatre Breaks in London
A powerful story, beautifully told in song, of one man trying to escape his criminal past and the effect he has on all those he meets as 19th century France spirals uncontrollably toward a bloody revolution. Les Miserables Theatre Breaks are one of our biggest selling short breaks!
“This great musical is a masterpiece of storytelling.” Sunday Times
“The best musical I’ve ever seen!” Chris B, aged 9
Theatrebreaks.com says : “Whether you’re revisiting an old favourite or enjoying this great story afresh, Les Miserables is a truly epic Theatre Break spectacle.”
Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production of Les Miserables, the musical written by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, is indisputably the world’s most popular musical – seen by over 57 million people worldwide in 42 countries, 291 cities and sung in 21 different languages.
The magnificent score of Les Miserables includes the epic songs, I Dreamed a Dream, On My Own, Stars, Bring Him Home, Do You Hear the People Sing?, One Day More, Empty Chairs at Empty Tables, Master Of The House and many more.
When the Bishop of Digne shows mercy to thief Jean Valjean, Valjean decides to start a new life this time keeping on the right side of the law. However, pursued over the years by the obsessive Chief of Police Javert, Valjean is forced into owning up to his crimes when an innocent man is arrested. Now the adoptive father to Cosette, Valjean must decide whether he stays to face his punishment or flee once again from the clutches of ruthless Javert.
As well as celebrating its 25th birthday in 2010, that same year the legendary musical Les Miserables made theatrical history with an international first – 3 different productions in London at the same time : the original production at the Queens Theatre, the acclaimed new 25th Anniversary production at the Barbican (where the show originally premiered) and a celebratory concert at the O2 Arena.
Casting News : From Monday 12th June, Olivier Award nominee Killian Donnelly returns to the West End to take over the role of Jean Valjean. Donelly has been playing Charlie in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots for the last nine months and has previously played the role of Enjolras in Les Miserables between 2009 – 2011 as well as appearing in the 2012 multi-award winning film starring Hugh Jackman. Also joining the cast in mid July are former Hollyoaks actress Carly Stenson who will tug at everyone’s heart-strings as the tragic Fantine and Hayden Tee will return to the role of Javert.
This spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece continues to thrill audiences night after nightWhether you’re revisiting an old favourite or enjoying this great story afresh, Les Miserables is a truly epic Theatre Break spectacle!
Save up to £43.50 per person when you book a theatre break which includes a Monday to Thursday performance. Note: Discounts are not always available, especially during school holidays but do check as the availability of offers does change
Les Miserables and Hotel Packages
The Queen’s theatre is halfway along Shaftesbury Avenue, so any hotels in Theatreland will be within walking distance for Les Miserables Theatre Breaks… even Bloomsbury and Mayfair are not too far away. Piccadilly Tube station also give easy access to many hotels in Kensington and Knightsbride, which can be a little cheaper if budget is important.
Where is Les Miserables?
When can I see it?
The show opened on 8th September 1985 and is booking until 14th October 2017
Monday to Saturday at 19.30; Wednesday and Saturday at 14.30
How long is it?
2 hours 50 min (including one intermission)