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VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From4th June 1999
To3rd July 1999
What is currently on at London Coliseum (V376)


Rigoletto, the hunchbacked court jester wants revenge. His beloved daughter, Gilda, has been abducted and seduced by the Duke and he hires a hit-man to assassinate him. Tragedy prevails in Verdi's masterpiece of love, lust and betrayal. Based on Hugo's Le roi s'amuse. First performed at La Fenice in Venice on 11 March 1851
Music Verdi
Lyrics Francesco Maria Piave
Book by Victor Hugo

Archive :: production:T1730650256, opera or operetta:S2071, venue:V376
Current production:Work

Production details

Revival, note that cast changes for June 21/29 performances.


Company English National Opera
Performer Keith Latham (Rigoletto)
Performer John Hudson (Duke)
Performer Margart Richardson (Gilda)
Performer John Connell (Sparafucile)
Performer Christopher Ross (Monterone)
Performer Christine Rice
Performer Riccardo Simonetti
Performer Richard Roberts
Performer Graeme Danby
Performer Judith Douglas
Conductor Noel Davies
Director John La Bouchardiere
Design Patrick Robertson
Design Rosemary Vercoe
Lighting Robert Bryan
Choreographer Nicola Bowie (after Tommy Shaw)
Translation James Fenton

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