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Flash mob, Les Mis

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Tabitha

Tabitha Report 30 Jun 2013 19:32

that was amazing even in Polish

I love that play - really want to see the film - Oh isnt sure as does not want to ruin the time we saw the play together the night we got engaged

Must play that again later & turn up the volume

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 30 Jun 2013 18:53

Hope it goes well for your grandson Gwyn :-)

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 30 Jun 2013 18:10

Looking forward to watching/ hearing grandson in a youth production in Margate later this month.

Gwyn

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 30 Jun 2013 17:56

Shirley I haven't seen the film, but quite agree Philip Quast was the best Javert!

Shirley

Shirley Report 30 Jun 2013 17:46

Have just seen film of Les Mis. Brilliant BUT NO ONE can play Javert or sing like Philip Quast!

Shirley

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 10 Jan 2013 17:27

Oh BC...What a shame you missed him.

OH should be in the court scene, fairly early in the film, so hopefully we can concentrate at least that long.

Not sure that Mr Daff would even recognise him.......

Brown coat and tall hat covering longish unkempt hair and his own home-grown facial hair.

Gwyn

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 10 Jan 2013 16:36

Gotta see the film if just to spot your OH, Gwyn :-D
Stagewise - Loved it, and the production, at Bristol Hippodrome and would def go again.

Funnily, last night the 90's Les Mis film was on Sony Movies with Liam Neeson as Valjean ((no singing though)). Recorded it to watch later, but at least it had flashbacks to the quarry to start with !!!

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 10 Jan 2013 16:00

:-D Gwyn. Hope you will watch very carefully and spot him! Many years ago my brother had a very very small part in Cromwell. I bent my head to get a sweet and totally missed his performance! :-D BC XX

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 10 Jan 2013 15:36

We will probably have a family trip to see the film, in the hope that at least one of us will spot OH in his debut part as an extra.
Our guess is it will only be a fleeting glimpse, but at least we know where and when to look !

Gwyn

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 10 Jan 2013 14:52

Yes I suspect we will Mau, we never go to the cinema though, Last time I went was ages ago with DiL to see Mamma Mia, goodness knows when OH last went. Apathy really and not likeing the area where the Glos cinema is. May go to Cheltenham though.

Oh Rose, I don't think I will ever see it that often, it isn't cheap to go to the theatre these days.

Like Hugh Jackman, think he will be ok as Jean Valjean, not sure about the young girl who plays the older Cosette (the young girl from Mama Mia) her voice is a bit shaky.

Mauatthecoast

Mauatthecoast Report 10 Jan 2013 14:03

WHAT ....that's way too many times Rose lol

I've seen the show and love the music so have been listening to Ken Bruce's show this week as he's played extracts/music from the new film. This morning Hugh Jackman (Jean Valjean) was singing 'Bring him home' I think he's smashing,though not singing I have to say.
Seeing as you're a big Mis fan Ann think you will have to see the film too ;-)

GoldenGirl1

GoldenGirl1 Report 10 Jan 2013 13:56

Ann am so jealous have not seen it live yet (have 25 year concert)

Don't fancy the film but OH and youngest grand daughter do.

Emma

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 10 Jan 2013 13:41

Ann, a lady on local tv newshas just said she's been to see the stage show 957 times , so you have a way to go yet :-D

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Jan 2013 17:08

I would go to the theatre to see it again tomorrow if I could. Love the music, have the CD and the DVD (10 year concert and 25 year concert).

BarneyKent

BarneyKent Report 9 Jan 2013 16:37

Went to see Les Mis at the theatre about 15 years ago. So bored I nearly left at the interval, wish I had, the second half was more depressing than the first. It remains
the second most boring musical ever in my book. The most boring was Fiddler n the Roof.

Frank

Frank Report 9 Jan 2013 13:14

My wife and her friend are going to see it next week. It will be to loud for me, so will stay at home

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Jan 2013 12:34

We have seen the stage show four times, I can't think the film will have the impact that the stage has, the relationship with the cast. Also don't know why they have changed the opening scene to being in water pulling a boat rather than working in a quarry. Have to make our mind up as it is in Gloucester in the next week or so.

Rambling Rose

Rambling Rose Report 9 Jan 2013 11:19

Ann, I haven't decided whether to see the film either, the clips I have seen don't grab me...probably because I don't much like Russell Crowe, and his voice just doesn't come anywhere near the notes hit by Philip Quast :-(

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Jan 2013 11:02

Be interesting to see if the film has as much impact, we haven't booked yet, still not sure about it.

AnninGlos

AnninGlos Report 9 Jan 2013 11:00

Wonderful Rose thank you. And then I picked up the encore finale of the 25th anniversary concert at O2 which was even more wonderful (even though we have the DVD still watched the clip).