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An opera about the "Dirty Duchess", Margaret, the Duchess of Argyll which was first performed in Cheltenham in 1998 with Jill Gomez in the leading role and went on to be banned by ClassicFM as too raunchy. The opera covers the life of this remarkable woman whose sexual exploits were the stuff of scandal and gossip. The opera is explicit in its language and detail. Please note that this performance may not be suitable for children.

Performers Mary Plazas (The Duchess), Daniel Norman (The Electrician), Valdine Anderson (The Maid), Stephen Richardson (Hotel Manager).
Music Thomas Ades. Lyrics Philip Hensher. Company LSO Chamber Ensemble. Conductor Thomas Ades.

Powder Her Face

Powder Her Face (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T360616852. Details of all Powder Her Face archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0556335938

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8 Jun 06Barbican Centre
West End
Greater London

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