Cameron Mackintosh

Les Pretensions

Tom Harris | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Tom Harris

In Les Miserables, two of the main characters just... well, die. No particular reason - it's just convenient to the plot. Something unnamed and mysterious. Ordained by God, perhaps. But fatal. And all this happens in the context of abject misery (Ah! Okay, now I get the reason it's called that...).

Les Misérables - Making a Good Thing Even Better

Rob Atkinson | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

As a devoted fan of the stage show since January 1988 when I first experienced it at The Palace Theatre in London, I have to confess: I was extremely...

Hugh Jackman Admits He 'Took A Risk'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Hugh Jackman has admitted he took a huge risk taking the lead role of Jean Valjean in the film of the musical 'Les Miserables', but he was pleased wit...

FIRST LOOK: 'Les Miserables' Trailer - Can Anne Hathaway Sing?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Our first chance to have a look at the big screen adaptation of Cameron Mackintosh's Les Miserables has arrived. The first trailer has landed, wit...

Love, Passion and Live Theatre: The Phantom of the Opera 25 Years on

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber

'Masked balls.' These were the only words uttered by the London Sunday Times drama critic when he review The Phantom of the Opera 25 years ago today. Most composers, let alone producers, would be suicidal to receive a review like that in a major newspaper.

Fair Role For Firth - Will He Get To Talk Proper This Time?

Posted 22.10.2011 | UK Entertainment

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Colin Firth has reportedly expressed a wish to star opposite Carey Mulligan in My Fair Lady. Shakespeare In Love's John Madden...