The 1862 French historical novel Les Misérables by Victor Hugo is one that has been adapted as a popular musical play who set the standard for every adaptation after, occupying the story with songs. However, the upcoming six-part BBC miniseries adaptation will do something a little different from other adaptations. Namely it will be a non-musical version of the story when it airs in 2019 on BBC One and, over here in the US, on PBS’ Masterpiece. The former today released the first trailer for the upcoming miniseries which you can check out below:
Les Misérables stars Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Lily Collins. It will be adapted by Andrew Davies and directed by Tom Shankland. Stay tuned!