CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.
Comic 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.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).
Music Offenbach. Company English National Opera. Conductor Emmanuel Joel. Director Laurent Pelly. Director Agathe Melinand (associate director). Design Chantal Thomas. Costume Laurent Pelly. Lighting Joel Adam. Choreographer Laura Scozzi. Translation Kit Hesketh-Harvey.
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