Against the backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, this is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling police officer and former prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. As revolution ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption, and love.
Ex-convicts -- Fiction.
France -- History -- Louis Philippe, 1830-1848 -- Fiction.
France -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables -- Television adaptations.
Orphans -- Fiction.
Paris (France) -- History -- 1830-1848 -- Fiction.
Police -- France -- Paris -- Fiction.
Historical television programs.
BBC Studios, production company.
Bradley, David, 1953- actor.
British Broadcasting Corporation, presenter.
Carey, Chris, television producer.
Collins, Lily, 1989- actor.
Colman, Olivia, actor.
Davies, Andrew, 1936- screenwriter.
Lookout Point (Firm), production company.
Oyelowo, David, actor.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
Shankland, Tom, television director.
West, Dominic, 1969- actor.
television adaptation of (work): Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Misérables.