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Dominic West to star in TV version of ‘Les Miserables’

LONDON: "The Wire" star Dominic West is to play Jean Valjean in a new television adaptation of "Les Miserables" scripted by the master adapter Andrew Davies, the BBC said on Thursday. "Spooks" star David Oyelowo will play his nemesis Javert, the relentless police inspector who dogs the life of the former convict, in the six-hour costume drama, which had previously been backed by disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. "Jean Valjean is one of the great characters in world literature," West said of the hero…