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Sweeney Todd archiveSondheinm's musical noir based on Christopher Bond's play tells the tale of a barber transported for life for a crime he didn't commit so that the Judge and Beadle can have their wicked way with his beautiful wife. Escaping and returning to London under the name of Sweeney Todd he plots his revenge with the help of Mrs Lovett who runs the failing pie shop under his old business. Recognised by a rival who attempts to blackmail him, Todd kills and Lovett, ever one for a bargin, hatches the plot to dispose of the body and make her little business a success - such lovely pies, such tasty gravy. The Captian who brought him home falls for a beautiful girl who, it turns out, is Todd's daughter now the ward (and intended) of the Judge so the planned revenge must be more swiftly enacted - but in his haste Todd, kills more than he intended and no one wins in the end.
Performers Ben Maggs (Sweeney Todd), Megan Yates (Mrs Lovett), William Morgan (Anthony Hope), Amy Cate Walsh (Joanna), Daniel Holley (Tobias), Colin Bryce (Pirelli), Aliced Nelson (Beggar Woman), Eleias Moore Roberts (Beadle), James Ward (Judge Turpin).
Music Stephen Sondheim. Lyrics Stephen Sondheim. Book by Hugh Wheeler. Adapted by Christopher Bond. Producer Longborough Festival Opera (Young Artists). Director Maria Jagusz. Musical Director Richard Taggart. Design Richard Studer. Musical Director Andrew Holtom (associated musical director). Design Rosalie Tyack (associate designer). Lighting Nicolas Walsh.

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T590143806. Details of all Sweeney Todd archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1717

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Longborough Festival Opera
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