PBS NewsHour

The modern relevance of the 'Les Miserables' hero story

Clip: 04/26/2019 | 5m 6s Video has closed captioning.

PBS "Masterpiece" has a new spin on an old story, with a six-hour serial version of “Les Miserables.” Unlike recent Broadway and film presentations, this one is not a musical, and its length offers the audience more time to connect to characters. Jeffrey Brown talks to stars Dominic West, David Oyelowo and Lily Collins and Executive Producer Rebecca Eaton about the hero story's current relevance.

Aired: 04/26/19

Rating: NR

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