Jean Valjean is determined to rescue Fantine's child from a life of misery with the Thernadier family.
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, Henry Goodman as Thenardier, Jane Whittenshaw as Mme Thenardier, Sophie Shad as Cosette, Connie Gurie as Eponine, Ewan Bailey as Drinker 1 / Tradesman 1 and Peter Darney as Drinker 2 / Tradesman 2.
Producer: Sally Avens
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2001.