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The English Opera Group in THE TURN OF THE SCREW'


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An opera in two acts
Libretto by Myfanwy Piper after the story by Henry James
Music by Benjamin Britten
English Opera Group Orchestra
(Leader, Olive Zorian )
Conducted BY the Composer
Stage production by Basil Coleman adapted for radio by Basil Douglas Scene: In and around the house at Bly
Act 1
Prologue; Scene 1, The Journey; Scene 2, The Welcome; Scene 3, The Letter; Scene 4, The Tower; Scene 5, The Window; Scene 6, The Lesson; Scene 7, The Lake; Scene 8, At Night


Story By: Henry James
Music By: Benjamin Britten
Leader: Olive Zorian
Production By: Basil Coleman
Radio By: Basil Douglas
The Prologue: Peter Pears
The Governess to Miles and Flora: Jennifer Vyvyan
Mrs Grose, the housekeeper: Joan Cross
Miles: David Hemmings
Flora: Olive Dyer
Peter Quint, ghost of the former manservant.: Peter Pears
Miss Jessel, ghost of the former governess.: Arda Mandikian

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The English Opera Group in THE TURN OF THE SCREW'

Third Programme, 3 October 1955 19.30

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