The Turn of the Screw


The story of unearthly encounters at a remote country house, and of a young governess desperate to protect her children from certain evil, finds chilling new levels of suspense in this unique outdoor production.
The Turn of the Screw at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Opera
Venue: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre
Started: Friday 22 June 2018
Closes: Saturday 30 June 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Background


As part of the 2018 season, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera rediscover Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw.


Members of the ENO orchestra, conducted by ENO Mackerras Fellow Toby Purser, will bring their award-winning skills to Britten's masterly reworking of Henry James' classic novella.


The Turn of the Screw is directed by multiple Olivier Award-winner Timothy Sheader, Artistic Director of the Open Air Theatre.


Synopsis


The story of unearthly encounters at a remote country house, and of a young governess desperate to protect her children from certain evil, finds chilling new levels of suspense in this unique outdoor production at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre.

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Theatre


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Postal address:
Inner Circle
Regent's Park
London NW1 4NU

Box office tel: 0844 826 4242

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 22 June 2018

Closes:Saturday 30 June 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Wednesday - 2-15pm

Saturday - 2-15pm


Tickets


Standard:
From £30

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Cast


22 | 25 | 27 (mat) | 29 | 30 (eve):

Prologue - William Morgan

Peter Quint - Elgan Llyr Thomas

Governess - Anita Watson

Mrs Grose - Janis Kelly

Miss Jessel - Elin Pritchard


23 | 26 | 27 (eve) | 30 (mat):

Prologue - Elgan Llyr Thomas

Peter Quint - William Morgan

Governess - Rhian Lois

Mrs Grose - Sarah Pring

Miss Jessel - Rachael Lloyd


Creatives


Author: Henry James
Composer: Benjamin Britten
Lyricist: Myfanwy Piper
Director: Timothy Sheader
Designer: Soutra Gilmour
Musical direction: Toby Purser (conductor)
Lighting: Jon Clark
Sound: Nick Lidster for Autograph
Production: Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera

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