Bishop of Digne


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Bishop of Digne

character who forgives Jean Valjean when latter steals the bishop’s valuables. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]

Bishop of Digne

gave starving Valjean food, bed, and comfort. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]
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Now in his fourth year with Les Miserables, Adam plays the roles of Grantaire and the Bishop of Digne to packed audiences at the Queen's eatre eight times a week.
He played Courfeyrac - also performing at the Euro 96 finale - and more recently returned as Inspector Javert in the West End and in the 25th anniversary production, before finally playing the Bishop of Digne at the 02 Arena.
Recreating the original West End and Broadway musical hit songs, the cast includes past principal performers from Les Misrables, such as Sarah Ryan, who is also a soprano soloist with the English National Orchestra and has appeared in Songs of Praise; David Fawcett who has played both Brujon, the Bishop of Digne and the leading role of Jean Valjean; and Katie Leeming.
Is it really possible, this tale asks, to accept, trust in, or offer to others the divine forgiveness that the Bishop of Digne (whom Valjean previously beat and robbed) extended so freely to the embittered ex-convict?