Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre is the world’s longest running musical.
Having been seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries across the world, Les Misérables is set in 19th-century France where Jean Valjean, a French peasant has served nineteen years in prison having stolen a loaf of bread for his sister's starving child. Valjean breaks his parole so he can restart his life again but is relentlessly pursued by the police inspector Javert. This is set against the background of the French revolution, where young idealists make their stand at a street barricades.
Featuring the songs, I Dreamed a Dream, Bring Him Home, One Day More and On My Own, Les Misérables, the London production longest running musical having played 7,602 performances at the Palace Theatre before transferring to the Queen’s Theatre where it opened on 3th April 2004.
Seats on the side of the Upper Circle are classed as side view restricted. Seats from Row R back in the Stalls and Row H back in the Dress Circle may be restricted view due to the overhang and may not have a view of the top of the stage.
The original production will run until 13 July before the Queen’s Theatre closes for refurbishment. The All-Star Staged Concert will run at the Gielgud Theatre 10 August – 30 November. The Queen’s Theatre will reopen on 18 December with the acclaimed new production.
You can book from 12-Nov-2019 to 04-Apr-2020.
Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.
(3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along, just after the Gielgud Theatre.