The first trailer has been released for BBC’s new Les Misérables mini tv-series.

Here is the full synopsis about this history, drama and romance genre tv-series: “Victor Hugo’s classic novel which follows Jean Valjean. As he evades capture by the unyielding Inspector Javert. Set against a backdrop of post-Napoleonic France as unrest beings to grip the city of Paris once more.” It stars Adeel Akhtar, Olivia Colman, Jefferson Geiregat, Johnny Geiregat, David Oyelowo, Dominic West, and Lily Collins. New six-part adaptation written by Andrew Davies. Also directed by Tom Shankland.

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Les Misérables screens in BBC on 2019.