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Peter Grimes


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The sixth in a series of dramas that tell the stories behind the songs. With Roger Allam as Peter Grimes ,
Ronald Pickup as George Crabbe and Sean Pertwee as young
George Crabbe. Martyn Wade 's play presents Grimes as a darker and more sinister figure than the hero of Benjamin Britten 's opera set in a Suffolk fishing village in the 19th century.
With Elaine Claxton , Tina Gray. Deborah Berlin, Neville Jason and Peter Yapp Music composed by Ilona Sekacz
Musicians: Roger Chase , Dave Arch, Simon Chamberlain , Dick Morgan and Hugh Webb Director Cherry Cookson


Unknown: Roger Allam
Unknown: Peter Grimes
Unknown: Ronald Pickup
Unknown: George Crabbe
Unknown: Sean Pertwee
Unknown: George Crabbe.
Unknown: Martyn Wade
Unknown: Benjamin Britten
Unknown: Elaine Claxton
Unknown: Tina Gray.
Unknown: Neville Jason
Unknown: Peter Yapp
Composed By: Ilona Sekacz
Musicians: Roger Chase
Unknown: Simon Chamberlain
Unknown: Dick Morgan
Unknown: Hugh Webb
Director: Cherry Cookson
Ellen Orford: Gillian Barge
Cheeseworth: Robert Lang
Sam: Tom Bevan
John: Richard Pearce
Dr Benjamin: Gavin Muir
Abel Keene: David Jarvis

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