Adaptation of John Bunyan's great work. Premiered during the 1951 Festival of Britain, Vaughan Williams's sublime ?morality' charts the trials, tribulations, temptations and revelations that Bunyan's questing Pilgrim encounters on his physical and spiritual progress ?from this world to that which is to come'. New Production. Running time: 2hrs 50mins


Roland Wood (Pilgrim/John Bunyan), Benedict Nelson (Evangelist/Watchful/First Shepherd), George von Bergen (Obstinate/Heraldd/Lord Hate-Good), Tim Robinson (Interpreter/User/Mr By-Ends/Second Shepherd), Colin Judson (Timorous/Lord Lechery/Messenger), Alexander Sprague (Pliable/Superstition/Celestrial Voice 1), Mark Richardson (Mistrust/Apollyon/Envy/Third Shepherd), Eleanor Dennis (First Shining One/Madam Wanton/Voice of a Bird/Celestial Voice 3), Kitty Whately (Third Shining One/Cup-bearer/Pickthank/Woodcutter's Boy), Ann Murray (Madam Bubble/Mrs By-Ends/Celestial Voice 2)


Author: Vaughan Williams
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
Director: Yoshi Oida
Design(s): Tom Schenk, Tom Schenk (video)
Costume: Sue Willimington
Lighting: Lutz Deppe
Choreographer: Carolyn Choa
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The Pilgrim's Progress

The Pilgrim's Progress (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T02018817696. Details of all The Pilgrim's Progress archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2057

Archive Listings

5 Nov 12
28 Nov 12
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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