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Tangier Tattoo, 09 December 2005

The Opera

Venue: New Theatre, Oxford

Composer: John Lunn

Conductor: James Morgan

Orchestra: Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra


Nick: Roland Davitt

Nadine: Katherine Rohrer

Kramer: Paul Sheehan

Ahmed: Omar Mostafa

Rachid: Rodney Clarke

Samira: Ranin Hanna

The Tattooist: Julian Forsyth

Christina: Edel Shannon

Shelley: Petrina McAleer

Rochelle: Nicola Jolley

Idris: Rachid Sabitri

The Detective: Omar Ebrahim

Woman at Fountain: Hazel Gould

Hotel Manager: William El Gardi

Passport Inspector: Richard Saade

Unofficial Guide: Sid Bessa

Shopkeeper: Essam Edriss

Holy Twin: Adam Green

European Drug-dealer: Jonas Cradock

Production Team

Original Producer: Stephen Langridge

Set Designer: Alison Chitty

Costume Designer: Alison Chitty

Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant

Choreographer: Philippe Giraudeau

Chorus Master: Bernard McDonald

Assistant Producer: Hazel Gould