Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and English National Opera rediscover Benjamin Britten's The Turn of the Screw.
The story of unearthly encounters at a remote country house, and of a young governess desperate to protect her children, finds chilling new levels of suspense in this unique outdoor production at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.
Director Timothy Sheader and members of the ENO orchestra, conducted by ENO Mackerras Fellow Toby Purser, bring their award-winning skills to Britten’s masterly reworking of Henry James' classic novella.
Due to the atmospheric nature of the production, there will be only one point at which latecomers may be admitted. After this point, latecomers will not be admitted until the interval. The performance will start promptly at the advertised starting time so please allow sufficient time to take your seats prior to this. Similarly, should you need to leave the auditorium once the opera has stated, re-admittance is not permitted during the performance.
Guidelines for Parents and Teachers
The Turn of the Screw
This is a sung-through opera by Benjamin Britten which is suitable only for secondary school age and over. Further information and synopsis can be found by searching online for 'The Turn of the Screw (opera)'.
It remains the responsibility of the parent/guardian in advance of purchase to make their own judgement as to the suitability of the show for their own child.
More Information about bringing children to the Open Air Theatre
- Conductor – Toby Purser
- Director – Timothy Sheader
- Designer – Soutra Gilmour
- Movement Director – Jenny Ogilvie
- Lighting Designer – Jon Clark
- Sound Designer – Nick Lidster for Autograph
- Season Associate Director (Voice) – Barbara Houseman
- Fight Director – Paul Benzing
- Casting Director – Michelle Williams
22 | 25 | 27 (mat) | 29 | 30 (eve)
- Prologue – William Morgan
- Peter Quint – Elgan Llŷr Thomas
- Governess – Anita Watson
- Mrs Grose – Janis Kelly
- Miss Jessel – Elin Pritchard
- Miles – Daniel Sidhom
- Flora – Elen Willmer
23 | 26 | 27 (eve) | 30 (mat)
- Prologue – Elgan Llŷr Thomas
- Peter Quint – William Morgan
- Governess – Rhian Lois
- Mrs Grose – Sarah Pring
- Miss Jessel – Rachael Lloyd
- Miles – Sholto McMillan
- Flora – Ellie Bradbury