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: The New Opera Company: The Government Inspector ('Der Revisor')

A comic opera in five acts based on Gogol's comedy of the same name.
New Opera Orchestra
Conductor, Leon Lovett
Scene: A small provincial town in Russia in the middle of the nineteenth century.
Act 1
A room in the Mayor's house
Act 2
A shabby room in an inn
7.45 app. Interval
7.58 app. Act 3
A room in the Mayor's house
8.30 app. Interval
8.40 app. Acts 4 and 5
A room in the Mayor's house
From Sadler's Wells Theatre, London


Words and music by: Werner Egk
English version by: Norman Platt
Musicians: New Opera Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Leon Lovett
Producer: Anthony Besch
Hlestakov: Alexander Young
Osip, his servant: Ronald Careford
The Mayor: Ian Paterson
Anna, his wife: Johanna Peters
Marya, his daughter: Patricia Clark
Mishka, his servant: Connell Byrne
Bobchinsky: John Stoddart
Dobchinsky: Norman Platt
The Postmaster: Edward Byles
The CharityCommissioner: Leyland White
The Judge: Geoffrey Clifton
A Young Widow: Elizabeth Crook
The Locksmith's Wife: Margaret Royle

: A Glimpse of the Domesticity of Franklyn Barnabas

by Bernard Shaw.

(Monday's recorded broadcast)


Author: Bernard Shaw
Production: Frederick Bradnum

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