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.
The production can be purchased as part of the Season Ticket.
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
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
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