First performed in 1941 and set in the pioneering days in America. Paul Bunyan is a lumberjack who never ages but grows taller every day. Paul marries and has a daughter but his wife leaves him. Later when she dies he gets his daughter back and she helps the camp cook - who decides to try and kill Paul but comes to his senses. Sung in English


Elgan Llyr Thomas (Johnny Inkslinger), Rowan Pierce (Tiny), William Morgan (Hot Biscuit Slim), Claire Pendleton (Fido), Ella Kirkpatrick (Moppett), Lydia Marchione (Poppett), Graeme Lauren (Sam Sharkey), Trevor Bowes (Ben Benny), Adam Sullivan (Andy Anderson/Cronie), Geraint Hylton (Pete Peterson/Cronie), Paul Sheehan (Jen Jenson/Cronie), Andrew Tinkler (Cross Crosshaulson/Cronie), Robert Winslade Anderson (John Shears), David Newman (Western Union Boy), Michael Burke (Quartet of the Defeated), Morag Boyle (Quartet of the Defeated), David Newman (Quartet of the Defeated), Paul Sheehan (Quartet of the Defeated), Paul Sheehan (Solo Lumberjacks), Ronald Nairne (Solo Lumberjacks), Pablo Strong (Solo Lumberjacks), Claire Mitcher (Wild Geese), Rebecca Stockland (Wild Geese), Susanna Tudor-Thomas (Wild Geese), Joanne Appleby (Young Trees), Amy Sedgwick (Young Trees), Pablo Strong (Young Trees)


Author: Benjamin Britten
Lyrics: W H Auden
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: Matthew Kofi Waldren
Director: Jamie Manton
Design: Camilla Clarke
Choreographer: Jasmine Ricketts
Lighting: Marc Rosette
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Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live

Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0955445331. Details of all Paul Bunyan - Part of ENO Studio Live archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2051

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3 Sep 18
8 Sep 18
Wilton's Music Hall
Inner London
Greater London

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