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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.

Peter Grimes, 07 July 2000

The Opera

Venue: Glyndebourne

Composer: Benjamin Britten

Librettist: Montagu Slater

Conductor: Mark Wigglesworth

Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra


Hobson: Michael Druiett

Swallow: Stafford Dean

Peter Grimes: Anthony Dean Griffey

Ned Keene: Christopher Maltman

Rev Adams: Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke

Bob Boles: John Graham-Hall

Auntie: Susan Gorton

1st Niece: Camilla Tilling

2nd Niece: Linda Tuvas

Mrs Sedley: Hilary Summers

Ellen Orford: Vivian Tierney

Captain Balstrode: Steven Page

Dr Crabbe: Michael Haughey

Apprentice: James Jeffreys

Production Team

Original Producer: Trevor Nunn

Set Designer: John Gunter

Costume Designer: John Gunter

Lighting Designer: Pat Collins

Revival Lighting Designer: Keith Benson

Revival Producer: Stephen Rayne