Samantha Barks on the magic of Les Misérables

15 May 2013, 17:37

Celebrating the release of Les Misérables on DVD, star Samantha Barks took a few moments to share the magic behind the story.

The beauty of this year's blockbuster smash, Les Misérables, is not only a musical masterpiece; the intimacy captured on screen creates quite a different spectacle from the West End stage production.

We caught up with singer Samantha Barks, who plays Eponine in the Les Misérables film who's also performed the role on the West End. Sharing the differences between a theatre production and a live filmed performance, she explained why she thinks the film was such a success.

Les Misérables is released on DVD and Blu-Ray this week