An opera in a prologue and two acts
Music by Benjamin Britten
Libretto by MYFANWY PIPER after a story by Henry James on gramophone records
English OPERA GROUP ORCHESTRA
Conducted by THE COMPOSER
The action takes place in and around Bly. a country house in the East of England, in the middle of the last century
4.55* ACT 2
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Compiled and introduced by MICHAEL SWAN
Produced by DOUGLAS CLEVFRDON
The various friends and acquaintances who recorded these recollections in 1936 included Sir Max Beerbohm. Ruth Draper. Lady Violet Bonham Carter , Theodora Bosanquet , Ethel Sands , Sir Compton Mackenzie , and Henry James 's valet, Burgess Noakes.
The Turn of the Screw: Monday at 8.30 p.m. (Home)
The Lesson of the Master: Friday at 9.0 p.m. (Third)
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