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DetailsComic opera. Helen of Troy - the face that launched a thousand ships and the most beautiful woman in the world! No wonder a lusty young stud like Paris, son of King Priam is determined to carry her off and make her his own - even if by doing so he starts the Trojan War! New Production. London stage premiere of production originally created for Theatre du Chatelet, Paris.
Cast/Performers Felicity Lott ( Dame -Helen), Toby Spence (Paris), Bonaventura Bottone (Menelaus), Steven Page (Calchas), Leah-Marian Jones (Orestes), David Kempster (Agamemnon), John Graham-Hall (Ajax I), Roland Wood (Ajax II), Anne Marie Gibbons (Bacchis), Claire Wild (Leoena)
Company: English National Opera
Conductor: Emmanuel Joel
Director(s): Laurent Pelly, Agathe Melinand (associate director)
Design: Chantal Thomas
Costume: Laurent Pelly
Lighting: Joel Adam
Choreographer: Laura Scozzi
Translation: Kit Hesketh-Harvey
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