This BBC Television adaptation of Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Miserables is all the drama — without the music.

It follows Jean Valjean (Dominic West) as he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert (David Oyelowo). Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more. It also stars Lily Collins, Olivia Colman and Ellie Bamber.

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