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Kit Hesketh Harvey's translation of Offenbach's La Belle Helene. The action has been transported to suburban England where the beautiful Helen's well and truly fed up with her very boring husband. So a trip to the local Greek restaurant and an encounter with the handsome waiter from Troy can only lead to trouble! In the blink of an eye they find themselves in Faliraki, and the rest, as they say, is history! Running time: 2hrs 30mins (including interval)Performers Robin Bailey (Achilles/Orestes alt.), Myvanwy Bentall (Helen alt./Philicom), Laura Casey (Philicom alt/Leona alt/Parthenis alt), Rosie Coad (Helen), Christopher Diffey (Paris), Matthew Duncan (Calchas alt/Menelaus alt), Adriana Festeu (Bacchis), Anthony Flaum (Orestes/Ajax2), Marcin Gesla (Agamemnon), Marcin Kopec (Agamemnon alt), David Menezes (Menelaus), Elizabeth Menezes (Leona Bacchis alt), Joseph Morgan (Paris Alt/Ajax1), Matthew Quirk (Calchas), Emily-Jane Thomas (Parthenis), Glenn Tweedie (Achillies alt/ Ajax 1 alt).
Author Kit Hesketh Harvey (after Offenbach's La Belle Helene). Company The Merry Opera Company. Director Kit Hesketh-Harvey. Musical Director Stephen Hose. Director Preece Killick (assistant). Design James Perkins. Costume Larger Than Life Stagewear. Lighting Derek Carlyle.
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