Satyagraha depicts events that occurred in Gandhi's life and his spiritual mentors during his years with the Indian community in South Africa, 1893-1914. It was here that Gandhi explored and defined his belief in passive resistance that has left such a mark on the world. Performed in Sanskrit (no surtitles). Running time: approx. 3hrs 10mins


Alan Oke (Gandhi), Janis Kelly (Mrs Naidoo), Stephanie Marshall (Kasturbai), Nicholas Masters (Parsi Rustomji/Lord Krishna), Clare Egginton (Mrs Schlesen), Sarah Pring (Mrs Alexander), Eddie Wade (Prince Arjuna), Nicholas Folwell (Mr Kallenbach), Laure Meloy, Claire Pendleton, Stephanie Marshall, Susanna Tudor-Thomas, Philip Sheffield, Paul Sheehan, Morag Boyle, Geraint Hylton


Music: Philip Glass
Lyrics(s): Philip Glass, Constance DeJong (after the Bhagavad-Gita)
Producer: English National Opera
Director(s): Phelim McDermott (original), Peter Relton (revival), Rob Thirtle (Revival Movement Director and Puppetry)
Conductor: Stuart Stratford
Design(s): Julian Crouch, Leo Warner (original video design), Mark Grimmer (original video design for Fifty Nine Productions Ltd)
Costume: Kevin Pollard
Lighting: Paule Constable (original lighting design)
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.


Satyagraha (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T230341647. Details of all Satyagraha archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1404740981

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20 Nov 13
8 Dec 13
London Coliseum
West End
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