Based upon Henry James' ghost tale. A young governess is despatched to the country to take charge of two small children by their distant uncle. Her charges appear to be the very picture of "deep sweet serenity" but there are sinister forces at work and her idyll is soon to be destroyed by terror. A production of the Mariinsky Theatre, Russia. Original production sponsored by the Mariinsky Theatre Trust (UK). Revival supported by the English Opera Group. Running time 2hrs 10mins


Rebecca Evans (Governess), Timothy Robinson (The Prologue/Peter Quint), Ann Murray (Mrs Grose), Cheryl Barker (Miss Jessel)


Music: Benjamin Britten
Lyrics: Myfanwy Piper
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor(s): Charles Mackerras (Sir), Martin Fitzpatrick (Nov 9)
Director(s): David McVicar, Andrew George (movement)
Design: Tanya McCallin
Lighting: Adam Silverman
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The Turn of the Screw

The Turn of the Screw (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T0582051135. Details of all The Turn of the Screw archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2112

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22 Oct 09
9 Nov 09
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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