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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
A young governess attempts to rescue the two children in her charge from the evil power of the ghosts that haunt them.
A Scottish Opera production direct from the MacRobert Centre, Stirling
SCOTTISH BAROQUE ENSEMBLE leader LEONARD FRIEDMAN conducted by RODERICK BRYDON Producer ANTHONY BESCH Act 1
8.55* Henry James : a recording from the BBC Sound Archives in which COMPTON MACKENZIE and MAX BEERBOHM recall memories of the author.
.10* The Turn of the Screw Act 2

Contributors

Story By: Henry James
Music By: Benjamin Britten
Leader: Leonard Friedman
Conducted By: Roderick Brydon
Producer: Anthony Besch
Unknown: Henry James
Unknown: Max Beerbohm
The Prologue: David Fieldsend (tenor)
The governess to Miles and Flora: Catherine Wilson (sop)
Mrs Grose, the housekeeper: Judith Pierce (soprano)
Miles: Nicholas Eldridge (treble)
Flora: Nan Christie (soprano)
Peter Quint, ghost of the for mer manservant: John Robertson (tenor)
Miss Jessel, ghost of the for mer governess: Milla Andrew (soprano)

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The Turn of the Screw

BBC Radio 3, 12 January 1973 20.00






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