The Opera

Venue: Palace Theatre, Manchester

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist: Arrigo Boito

Conductor: Elgar Howarth

Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Cast

Sir John Falstaff: Thomas Hemsley

Pistol: Charles Kerry

Bardolph: Adrian Scott

Dr Caius: Hugh Hetherington

Mrs Meg Page: Christine Botes

Mrs Alice Ford: Elizabeth Byrne

Ann Ford (Nannetta): Rosamund Illing

Mistress Quickly: Anne-Marie Owens

Ford: Neil Jansen

Fenton: Mark Curtis

Production Team

Original Producer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Set Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Costume Designer: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Revival Producer: Julian Hope