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The 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, 16 August 1986

The Opera

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Eric Crozier

Conductor: Jane Glover

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Lady Billows: Patricia Johnson

Florence Pike: Anne Collins

Miss Wordsworth: Elizabeth Gale

Mr Gedge: Derek Hammond-Stroud

Mr Upfold: Adrian Thompson

Superintendent Budd: Richard Van Allan

Sid: Alan Opie

Albert Herring: John Graham-Hall

Nancy: Louise Winter

Mrs Herring: Patricia Kern

Emmie: Maria Bovino

Cis: Bernadette Lord

Harry: Richard Peachey

Production Team

Original Producer: Peter Hall