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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 BennettPerformers Richard Griffiths (W.H. Auden), Alex Jennings (Benjamin Britten), Frances de la Tour, Adrian Scarborough, John Heffernan, Elliot Levey, Stephen Wight.
Author Alan Bennett. Producer National Theatre. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Mark Henderson. Sound Paul Groothuis.
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