International award-winning musical, Les Misérables sweeps its audience through an epic tale of passion and destruction, against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution. Les Misérables has now celebrated 23 years in London, making it the capital's longest-running musical. The show first opened at the Barbican in 1985 before transferring to the Palace in the West End later that year. It remained at the Palace for nearly 20 years. It opened in its present home, the Queen's, in 2004. The show is now one of the World's best-loved musicals and has been produced in 38 countries and translated into 21 different languages. A spectacular adaptation of Victor Hugo's masterpiece, Les Misérables continues to thrill audiences night after night.