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Benjamin Britten, sailing uncomfortably close to the wind with his new opera, Death in Venice, seeks advice from his former collaborator and friend, W H Auden. During this imagined meeting, their first for twenty-five years, they are observed and interrupted by, amongst others, their future biographer and a young man from the local bus station. Alan Bennett Running time: 2hrs 35mins inclu. interval.Performers Tom Attwood (Tom), Desmond Barrit (Fitz/Auden), Simon Bubb (Neil), Danny Burns (George), Selina Cadell (Kay/May), Martin Chamberlain (Ralph), Philip Childs (Boyle), Matthew Cottle (Donald/Humphrey Carpenter), Barbara Kirby (Joan), Luke Norris (Tim/Stuart), Leighton Pugh (Matt), Malcolm Sinclair (Henry/Britten/Boyle).
Author Alan Bennett. Producer National Theatre. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Mark Henderson. Sound Paul Groothuis. Music Matthew Scott.
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