For some reason this afternoon, various bits of the score to Les Miserables kept popping into my head, so I thought I would cover it on today’s blog.
If you haven’t seen it, do. I already knew the songs when I went, because my parents have the cast album (they’ve seen it three times) but it was even better in the flesh.
Funnily enough the show didn’t get great reviews when it first opened. Now it’s one of the most successful and long-running musicals in the world. It’s been on in the West End for 25 years.
This is my favourite: