Javert


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Javert

coldhearted in his relentless pursuit of Valjean. [Fr. Lit.: Les Misérables]

Javert

personification of law’s inexorableness; relentlessly tracks down Valjean. [Fr. Lit.: Les Miserables]
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When Jean Viljean is released from prison, he breaks parole and evades ruthless policeman Javert.
Blandfords Gunner (7-2), who had finished behind Exmoor Mist in the same Chepstow race won by Javert, put up a solid performance to take the Lubenham Novices' Limited Handicap Chase.
Blandfords Gunner (7-2), who had finished behind Exmoor Mist in the same Chepstow race on by Javert, put up a solid performance to take the Lubenham Novices' Limited Handicap Chase.
Set in early 19th-century France the musical tells the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant, and his quest for redemption after serving 19 years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his sister's starving child but is relentlessly tracked down by police inspector Javert.
JUST 24 hours after Vibrato Valtat stamped himself one of the season's top two-milers at Exeter, the colours of his owners Axom were back in the winner's circle courtesy of victory for Javert in the 2m novice handicap chase.
Hugh Jackman plays former convict turned factory owner Valjean, Anne Hathaway is single mum Fantine and Russell Crowe plays police inspector Javert.
Each student has a great deal of experience, with David recently taking on the starring role of Javert in Les Miserables and Freddie selected as lead in the junior school's production of Robin And The Sherwood Hoodies.
Once freed, he still can't start a new life - mostly because he's pursued relentlessly by a police inspector named Javert, who wants to see him slip up so he can put him away for good.
Russell played ruthlessly driven police chief Inspector Javert.
Yet Valjean is ever hounded by the implacable policeman Javert, and his efforts to evade capture become more difficult when he adopts Cosette, a severely neglected young girl.
While on temporary leave he escapes, and is pursued by Inspector Javert, portrayed by outstanding singer Aaron Keyes, who is obsessed with Valjean's recapture.
The benefit concert will feature a collection of Broadway hits performed by Richard Kinsey, who is best known for his role as Inspector Javert in the Broadway production of Les Miserables.