Valjean's nemesis, the policeman Javert
, is impressively played by Nic Greenshields, whose strong voice just about lifts the roof off the theatre.
Joining Killian will be Nic Greenshields as Javert
, Katie Hall as Fantine, Martin Ball as Thenardier, Sophie-Louise Dann as Madame Thenardier, Harry Apps as Marius, Tegan Bannister as Eponine and Bronwen Hanson as Cosette.
You can't help but root once again for Jean Valjean, the good-hearted convict-on-the-run trying to evade the relentless Javert
through decades of French history.
Happy Diva and Javert
are the two I like most and not being able to split them, it makes sense to back them both.
Dominic West, left, and David Oyelowo were outstanding as Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert
, while Ellie Bamber was enchanting as Cosette.
David Oyelowo (Javert
) also played a blinder, but the biggest winner?
The army attacks the barricades as Javert
is thrown into turmoil by the selfless actions of Valjean, who feels conflicted about Marius and Cosette.
However, the big three - Jean Valjean, Javert
and Fantine - were played with such depth and feeling the others paled into insignificance anyway.
Naming some of the cast, Olivia Colman as Madame Thenardier, Dominic West as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert
and Lily Collins (pictured) as Fantine, she is the daughter of singer Phil Collins, the acting is superb.
Enjolras leads a group of protesting students and workers to construct a barricade in the streets, while an increasingly desperate Valjean fears for Cosette's safety and arranges for her to go into hiding as Javert
's search for them grows ever more relentless.
is ever more powerful and gets dangerously close to recapturing Valjean.
Naming some of the cast, Olivia Coleman as Madame Thenardier, Dominic West as Jean Valjean, David Oyelowo as Javert
and Lily Collins, the daughter of singer Phil Collins, as Fantine; the acting is superb.