Music fans will surely know that this is a special year, as 2010 marks the 25th anniversary of Les Miserables, one of the main events of the tourism in London. And a way in which many are choosing the anniversary is visiting the capital and attending one of the many events that will take place in London. Those events include the special performance of the musical of Boublil & Schonberg, which will be conducted at the Barbican Centre from September 14 to October 2, 2010. This unique show will include participation of 2002 program Pop Idol runner-up Gareth Gates, who return to Marius in the story about his fiancee Collette and her stepfather Jean Valijean, a former inmate at the time of the French Revolution of the 19th century. Visitors may sit in the same seats that the first members of the public of Les Miserables used when the work, which later became the musical that longer takes representing, was premiered at the Barbican Theatre in 1985.
Therefore, while Les Miserables represent in theatres around the world, is expected that numerous visitors come to the British capital this month, since it’s where you started the legacy. Only 22 performances of the special work of Cameron Mackintosh carried out to mark the anniversary, which will have new scenarios, dressing rooms and a whole new team of production. In addition, those fans to the theater who are interested in something more can enjoy another type of anniversary celebrations: the concert special Les Miserables In Concert on October 3. It will take place at the famous O2 Arena Stadium, which is located next to the Thames, and, if you want to make the most of the occasion, can navigate to the stadium in boat. If you want more information on how to travel by London, read our guide of visits to London.