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Misper, 28 February 1998

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: John Lunn

Librettist: Stephen Plaice

Conductor: Gareth Hancock

Orchestra: East Sussex Academy of Music Orchestra


Chu Hsi (Misper): Omar Ebrahim

Little Mook: Joss Turley

Frank Winter: Tim Partridge

Barry Rook: Chris Hodges

Julie: Isobel Anderson

Detective Inspector Grayling / Footballer / Keeper of the Books: Richard Chew

Hilary Bloomingdale: Tamsin Dives

Frank's Mother: Clarissa Meek

Vicky Phoenix: Melanie Pappenheim

Callum: Owen Postgate

The Emporer: Shaida Danesh-Kazemi

Boring Book 1: Hannah Burgan

Boring Book 2: Tom Hazle

Boring Book 3: Paul Graham-Fielding

Waiter: Executioner: Matthew Cocks

Chicken Bully: Billy Nicholas

Tom: Ray Mackenzie

Camera Crew: Juliet Losardo

Camera Crew: Louise Preecey

Footballer: Orlando Whippy

Voice of Traven: Trevor Penton

Production Team

Director: Stephen Langridge

Assistant director: Michael Kennerley

Designer: Alison Chitty

Revival designer: Anthony Lamble

Choreographer: Denni Sayers

Lighting designer: Keith Benson