Midweek Charts: Les Miserables dreaming chart-topping dream

Paul Williams

Les Miserables is on course to become the first motion picture cast recording to top the UK artist albums chart in more than 15 years.

The Polydor release had by the end of business on Tuesday outsold its three closest challengers, according to the Official Charts Company, on its way to becoming the first cast recording chart-topper since Evita in February 1997. Among its songs is I Dreamed A Dream.

Lined up behind Les Miserables are Virgin act Emeli Sande's ...

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