About the Show/Event
Information for The Turn of the Screw at Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne (Opera or Operetta). Based upon Henry James' ghost tale. A young governess is despatched to the country to take charge of two small children by their distant uncle. Her charges appear to be the very picture of "deep sweet serenity" but there are sinister forces at work and her idyll is soon to be destroyed by terror.
Performers Nicholas Watts (|Prologue/Peter Quint), Sarah Tynan (Governess), Eleanor Dennis (Miss Jessel), Heather Shipp (Mrs Grose), Jennifer Clark (Flora).
Music Benjamin Britten. Lyrics Myfanwy Piper. Company Opera North. Conductor Leo McFall. Director Alessandro Talevi. Design Madeleine Boyd. Lighting Matthew Haskins.