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How we made Les Misérables

Interviews by Anna Tims The Guardian The producer, Cameron Mackintosh, and librettist of the original 1985 show, Herbert Kretzmer, recall an adventure that began in a canoe surrounded by crocodiles, and ended with an all-night writing marathon. Cameron Mackintosh, producer In 1982, a young Hungarian director, Peter Farago, brought me the original French concept album of Les Misérables. He said that anyone who was mad enough to have turned TS Eliot’s cat …Read More