WHICH SHOW? Les Misérables on BBC1.
WHAT IS IT? A six-part, song-free adaptation of Victor Hugo’s story about French ex-convict Jean Valjean and his struggles to escape his past, while being hunted by the relentless Inspector Javert. Dominic West stars as
Valjean (pictured) and Olivia Colman is the abusive Madame Thénardier.
LOCATIONS? Belgium and France.
WILL IT BE GOOD? Yes. The cast is terrific and Andrew Davies’s retelling is superb.
WHEN WILL IT BE ON? Christmas or in the New Year.