A world of exotic and dangerous decadence. The story of the young Princess of Judea's catastrophic sexual awakening in the corrupt world of Herod's court where she develops a violent sexual obsession with John the Baptist. The original play was often banned and always controversial. Sung in English, with subtitles projected above the stage.


Allison Cook (Salome), David Soar (Jokanaan), Michael Colvin (Herod), Susan Bickley (Herodias), Stuart Jackson (Narraboth), clare Presland (Herodias's Page), Simon Shibambu (Soldier), Ronald Nairne (Soldier), Daniel Norman (Jew), Christopher Turner (Jew), Alun Rhys-Jenkins (Jew), Jonathan Lemalu (Jew), Robert Winslade Anderson (Nazarene), Adam Sullivan (Nazarene), Trevor Bowes (A Cappadocian), Ceferina Penny (Slave)


Music: Strauss
Lyrics: Lachmann
Book by: Oscar Wilde (1905)
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Director: Adena Jacobs
Design: Marg Horwell
Lighting: Lucy Carter
Choreographer: Melanie Lane
Translation: Tom Hammond
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.


Salome (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0267908184. Details of all Salome archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2079

Archive Listings

28 Sep 18
23 Oct 18
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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