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Boris Godunov archiveMoscow 1598. The great Tsar Ivan the Terrible has died and Boris Godunov reluctantly, humbly takes the throne. But rumours are rife that Boris has secretly murdered the rightful heir and the distant shadow of this prodigal son threatens to close in and take revenge. Pushkin wrote Boris Godunov, with its beautiful echoes of Shakespeare's Histories and Macbeth, during the political turmoil of the 1820s in Russia. New Production. Running time 2hrs 10mins

Cast/Performers

Peter Rose (Boris Godunov), John Graham-Hall (Prince Shuisky), David Stephenson (Andrei Shchelkalov), Brindley Sherratt (Pimen), Jonathan Veira (Variaam), Charles Johnston (Nikitich), Robert Murray (Simpleton), Yvonne Howard (Innkeeper)

Creatives/Company

Author: Alexander Pushkin
Corporate Sponsor: skyARTS
Producer: English National Opera
Conductor: Edward Gardner
Director: Tim Albery
Design: Tobias Hoheisel
Costume: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting: Adam Silverman
Translation: David Lloyd-Jones
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Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov (Play) production archive for QTIX code T652652580. Details of all Boris Godunov archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1614604388

Archive Listings

10 Nov 08
to
1 Dec 08
London Coliseum
West End
Greater London

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