"Les Miserables

Teachers Stun Pupils By Bursting Into Surprise Performance Of Les Mis In Assembly

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Teachers at a school in Bath stunned students after they burst into a surprise rendition of Les Miserable during a leaving assembly. Sixth form pupil...

A 'Les Misérables' TV Series Is Coming

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

The BBC are set to make a new TV version of ‘Les Misérables’, it has been confirmed. The six-part drama - adapted from Victor Hugo’s book, rat...

Alfie Boe Says Time for Tea with Trinity Hospice

Jane Ireland | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

When Lancastrian tenor Alfie Boe met his wife Sarah, according to his autobiography, he was making a cup of tea, which sounds so British, doesn't it? ...

The Top Ten Best Broadway and West End Shows of 2016

Jane Ireland | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

I am a huge fan of musical theatre and as we get towards the end of January, I've teamed up with Angry Baby to share our top ten 'must see' musicals o...

Musicals: Star Performers or the Show?

Jane Ireland | Posted 11.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

When you book to see a musical do you book to see the show or the cast? Personally, I do both - if I want to see a particular show I book it regardle...

Club 24601: John Owen Jones

Jane Ireland | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

Club 24601 and Jean Valjean this week moves onto the first of our Welsh stars, John Owen-Jones, currently wowing the crowds as the Phantom of the Oper...

Club 24601: An Interview With Aussie Jean Valjean, Dan Koek

Jane Ireland | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

Les Mis has passed it's 30th anniversary date and we are continuing to celebrate Club 24601 with our series of interviews with former Jean Valjeans. Today, it's the turn of Australian Dan Koek who played the role in 2013-2014.

Alfie to Miz: Les Mis from A - Z

Jane Ireland | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of Les Miserables in London, let's take a look at 26 highlights and facts from Alfie to Miz!

Club 24601: An Interview with Broadway's Alfie Boe

Jane Ireland | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

Thirty years of Jean Valjean and time to celebrate the legend that is Les Miserables by looking back at some memorable Valjean's. So who better to st...

Club 24601: 30 Years of Jean Valjean

Jane Ireland | Posted 01.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

The time has come, the day is here and Les Miserables is shortly to celebrate its 30th anniversary. This also means thirty years of Jean Valjean and a considerable number of actors who have portrayed one of the most challenging roles in modern musical theatre.

'Les Mis' Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies, Aged 21

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK Entertainment

Broadway actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste has sadly died, at the age of 21. Kyle died after falling from a fire escape, following a performance in ‘Les M...

Alfie Boe Supports Hospice Tea Party Fundraiser

Jane Ireland | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

As a proud Lancastrian, tenor Alfie Boe, shortly to take to the Broadway stage as Jean Val Jean in Les Miserables, is committed to a number of chariti...

John Owen-Jones: Rise - The Review

Jane Ireland | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

As you would expect from an established West End star, musical choices feature quite heavily on the album, although it is nice to see some less well known songs from shows like Pippin which I enjoyed a lot.

John Owen-Jones: Time to Rise

Jane Ireland | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

West End legend John Owen-Jones is shortly to become a very busy man. February 11th sees hims take to the stage with Katherine Jenkins on the first night of her headline tour of the UK.

'Miserables' Day For 1,200 Evacuated From West End Theatre

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.01.2015 | UK

Around 1,200 people have been evacuated from one of London's most popular West End musicals after a piece of electrical equipment overheated, London F...

Alfie Boe, Beth and Flo: Making the Impossible Dream Possible

Jane Ireland | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jane Ireland

Flo and Beth are both young singers who first came to know each other when they sang together with Alfie Boe.

'Book Of Mormon' Triumphs At Oliver Awards

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Book Of Mormon’ and ‘Chimerica’ were both triumphant at the Olivier Awards 2014 on Sunday night, scooping a total of nine prizes between them...

Good News For ABBA Fans (Well, Half)

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

ABBA fans, hanging on for dear life to any news of a reunion in the offing, will be relieved to hear that, at least, the males of the outfit have no p...

An Open Letter to Kate Winslet

Michael P. Clarkson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Michael P. Clarkson

When you wrote to James Cameron every day asking to be considered for Rose, I bet you didn't imagine your own plan being used against you?

Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' - An Appreciation

John Wight | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Wight

Modern literature suffers from the lack of an epic novel which encompasses and defines the times in which we live, containing as a result that elusive but necessary quality of timelessness necessary to accord it the status of the classic. Having just read Victor Hugo's magnificent Les Miserables, this lack of serious literature in and of our time is even more evident.

Les Misérables on the West End - Review

Megan Sutton | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Megan Sutton

The cast, the orchestra and the venue all lived up to the renowned music and lyrics of the quintessentially French musical, leaving an entire audience standing, cheering -and generally crying- once the performance was over.

You Need To Hear This Featuring Emerging Icons Bipolar Sunshine, Armchair Committee, Affairs, LAC and The Screaming Kicks

Kat Jackman | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kat Jackman

Emerging Icons is a site that's chock-a-block with fresh, new musical talent and it's a real pleasure to share some of our favourite finds with you.

WATCH: If The Trailer For 'Les Misérables' Was Honest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Comedy

Hoorah! Or rather: merveilleux! Le Honest Trailers team have turned their hand to yet another big screen blockbuster - and this time it's 'Les Miséra...

My Oscar Shortcomings

Michael P. Clarkson | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Michael P. Clarkson

As a "writer" and self-professed film lover I had never actually watched an Academy Awards ceremony - or that many Academy Award nominated films. The horrible truth of it all is that I'm very much at home with crap films - I ENJOY them.

Pictures Of The Day: 25th February 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...