If you haven’t heard already we are pleased to announce that the Mary Rose Story will be hosting the UK Premiere Exhibition of the Oscar nominated Les Misérables.
For the first time in the UK, courtesy of NBC Universal Archive and Collections, costumes and props from the recent Hollywood Blockbuster will be on display from Friday 29th March to Sunday 14th April.
The special exhibition will feature nineteen costumes and a selection of props on display. Included will be Hugh Jackman’s Valjean convict costume that he wore in his Portsmouth scenes, various costumes worn by Anne Hathaway as Fantine, Isabelle Allen and Amanda Seyfried as Cosette, Natalya Angel Wallace and Samantha Barks as Eponine, Helena Bonham Carter as Madame Thenardier and various other colourful clothing and items iconic to the film.
What is more, is that scenes from Les Misérables was filmed in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard with HMS Victory and Portsmouth Naval Base both being used as locations in the film, giving the ideal backdrop for the film’s opening sequence.
So why not come along this Easter! Entry can be gained with a ticket to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard or its attractions or can be purchased separately priced at Adult: £5, Senior: £4, Child: £2.50, Family: £12.50.
A featurette on the costume design can be seen here: http://youtu.be/jd5ffc48RJU