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Albert Herring, 01 November 1986

The Opera

Venue: Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Eric Crozier

Conductor: Oliver Knussen

Orchestra: London Sinfonietta


Lady Billows: Phyllis Cannan

Florence Pike: Susan Bickley

Miss Wordsworth: Anna Steiger

Mr Gedge: Philip O'Reilly

Mr Upfold: Howard Milner

Superintendent Budd: Wout Oosterkamp

Sid: Peter Coleman-Wright

Albert Herring: John Graham-Hall

Nancy: Elizabeth Laurence

Mrs Herring: Linda Ormiston

Emmie: Yvonne Barclay

Cis: Lynne Davies

Harry: Richard Peachey

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Mark Jonathan

Revival Producer: Christopher Newell