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Bury Court Opera

The Turn of the Screw – Highlights

Extracts | Britten

These 20 minutes of highlights streamline Bury Court Opera’s 2019 production of The Turn of the Screw, Benjamin Britten’s chilling adaptation of Henry James’s ghost novella. Directed by Ella Marchment and conducted by Paul Wingfiend, it starred a full cast making role debuts spearheaded by Alison Rose as the Governess. Earning 4- and 5-star reviews in the British press, the production was hailed as ‘deliciously creepy’ and ‘the most powerful version of this opera ever seen’.

Quint: Andrew Dickinson
Miss Jessel: Daisy Brown
Governess: Alison Rose
Mrs Grose: Emily Gray
Flora: Jennifer Clark
Miles: Harry Hetherington
Orchestra: Chroma Ensemble

Music: Benjamin Britten
Text: Myfanwy Piper
Conductor: Paul Wingfield  
Director: Ella Marchment  
Designer: Holly Pigott  
Lighting Designer: Ben Pickersgill
Movement Director/Assistant: Rebecca Meltzer
Video direction: Heathcliff Blair