The BEST Episodes of Les Misérables (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2020

Network: BBC One

An epic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel in which an extraordinary cast of characters struggle to survive in war-torn France. A story of love, injustice, redemption and hope.

Episode 6

#1 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 3, 2019

The revolutionaries fight on. Jean Valjean is conflicted over Marius and Cosette's love and seeks Marius at the barricade. Javert confronts Valjean.

star 8.17
160 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies
Episode 2

#2 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 6, 2019

Fantine leaves Paris to find work and must make a heartbreaking decision. Jean Valjean has forged a new identity, and Javert is determined to catch him out.

star 8.10
207 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 13, 2019

Manipulated by Javert, Jean Valjean is ready to turn himself in, but he makes a promise to Fantine that changes everything.

star 8.07
189 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies
Episode 4

#4 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 20, 2019

Jean Valjean worries when Cosette meets a young man. The Thenardiers plot their revenge.

star 7.97
177 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies
Episode 5

#5 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 27, 2019

Paris is on the brink of revolt. Javert remains obsessed by the pursuit of Jean Valjean. Anxious Valjean makes a plan. Marius makes a promise to Cosette.

star 7.87
167 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies
Episode 1

#6 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 30, 2018

In war-torn France, convict Jean Valjean and seamstress Fantine must decide their futures. Valjean's past continues to haunt him. Fantine meets the love of her life.

star 7.71
220 votes
Directors: Tom Shankland
Writers: Andrew Davies