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is an examination of the creation of a myth. Through the story of a man of humble origin, born into a Bedouin tribe, who became a powerful and influential political leader, the opera examines the volatile relationship between the Middle East and the West and explores international politics and their representation to provide the libretto. World PremierePerformers Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Gaddafi), Riz Ahmed.
Music Steve Chandra Savale. Lyrics Shan Khan (Asian Dub Foundation). Corporate Sponsor Sky. Corporate Sponsor Artsworld. Producer English National Opera. Director David Freeman. Design Es Devlin.
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