Our Archive

Opera Archive

The Archive holds a wealth of material about the people, productions and origins of our world-renowned opera house. Come and see curated exhibitions and find out what’s new in the Glyndebourne Archive.

Albert Herring, 14 June 2008

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Eric Crozier

Conductor: Gerard Korsten

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Lady Billows: Gwynne Geyer

Florence Pike: Susan Gorton

Miss Wordsworth: Malin Christensson

Mr Gedge: Alan Opie

Mr Upfold: John Graham-Hall

Superintendent Budd: Brindley Sherratt

Sid: Jared Holt

Albert Herring: Allan Clayton

Nancy: Louise Poole

Mrs Herring: Frances McCafferty

Emmie: Stephanie Bodsworth

Cis: Jennifer Sidebottom

Harry: Jack Morlen

Production Team

Original Director: Peter Hall

Revival Director: James Robert Carson

Assistant Director: Francesca Gilpin

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson