Marius is walking in the Luxembourg Gardens and sees Cosette. Just one glance and his life is changed forever! But Valjean is nervous...
Victor Hugo's epic story of social injustice, dramatised in 25 episodes by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and Lin Coghlan.
Starring Roger Allam as Jean Valjean, Joss Ackland as Victor Hugo, Lucy Whybrow as Cosette, Jonathan Forbes as Marius, Carl Prekopp as Combeferre and Annette Badland as Toussaint.
Producer: Sally Avens
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.