CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
A 'semi-opera' featuring an exchange of music and spoken dialogue, was the result of a collaboration in 1691 with the poet and dramatist John Dryden. The storyline avoids familiar Arthurian legend, and focuses more on the live triangle of a blind Cornish princess, King Arthur and Oswald, Saxon King of Kent. Amongst all this, Purcell's music, brimming with French-inspired dance movements, is always brilliantly descriptive and entertaining. Semi staged