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Classic drama. The revolutionaries fight on. Jean Valjean is conflicted over Marius and Cosette's love and seeks Marius at the barricade. Javert confronts Valjean.

The revolutionaries and the army prepare for the next assault. The fighting becomes more bloody and desperate. Jean Valjean arrives at the barricade to find Marius, conflicted over his feelings about the man who promises to take Cosette from him. Valjean's heroic efforts to keep the soldiers back are applauded by his new comrades. Meeting each other again, the captured Javert is left baffled and infuriated by Valjean's behaviour towards him.

The battle at the barricade reaches a tragic and bloody end. Valjean escapes through the sewers with the badly wounded Marius over his shoulder. Javert does not give up the hunt.

Valjean's selfless actions shatter Javert's world view, sending him into a personal turmoil from which he never recovers.

Believing he is doing the best for his adoptive daughter, Jean Valjean makes a heartbreaking decision, but underestimates the depth of the love of those closest to him.

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1 hour, 15 minutes

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Sun 3 Feb 2019 21:00

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Role Contributor
Jean Valjean Dominic West
Javert David Oyelowo
Thenardier Adeel Akhtar
Gillenormand David Bradley
Marius Josh O'Connor
Cosette Ellie Bamber
Eponine Erin Kellyman
Enjolras Joseph Quinn
Grantaire Turlough Convery
Courfeyrac Archie Madekwe
Rivette Enzo Cilenti
Gavroche Reece Yates
Nicolette Emma Fielding
Despiat Daniel Tuite
Toussaint Angela Wynter
Daniel Mwanza Goutier
Matelote Leah Harvey
Older Boy Tommy Finnegan
Younger Boy Ollie Harnett
Grizzled Army Officer Victor Gardener
Writer Andrew Davies
Producer Chris Carey
Director Tom Shankland
Executive Producer Faith Penhale
Executive Producer Bethan Jones
Executive Producer Andrew Davies
Executive Producer David Oyelowo
Executive Producer Dominic West
Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton
Executive Producer Eurydice Gysel
Author Victor Hugo
Composer John Murphy
Director of photography Stephan Pehrsson
On-line editing Paulo Pandolpho
Casting Robert Sterne
Production Designer Richard Bullock
Costume designer Marianne Agertoft
Make-up Designer Jacqueline Fowler
Line Producer Diana Barton
Production Company BBC Studios
Production Company Lookout Point Limited
Production Company Czar TV


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