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Les Mis at 25: Matt Lucas Dreams the Dream

Les Miserables is the world's best-loved musical. It has been seen by 57 million people and in 2010 celebrated its 25th anniversary with its two largest ever productions at London's O2 Arena. Matt Lucas, a lifelong fan of 'Les Mis', was invited to fulfil his dream of performing in these shows alongside more than 300 stalwarts from previous productions.

This documentary tells the story of a musical that many thought would fail, but which became a worldwide phenomenon with unforgettable songs like I Dreamed A Dream. We follow Matt as he prepares for the performance of a lifetime, we hear from those involved with the show's creation, including Cameron Mackintosh and Michael Ball, and of course we enjoy wonderful moments from the show itself.

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1 hour

Last on

Sun 12 Jul 2015 19:00


Role Contributor
PresenterMatt Lucas
Executive ProducerNick Vaughan-Barratt
DirectorBen Weston
ProducerBen Weston