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Peter Grimes

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About the Show Less...

Britten's astonishing 1945 masterpiece Read More >

Peter Grimes is the anti-hero outsider in a fishing village whose picture perfect facade conceals the paranoia of closed minds.

This is a brand new production of Britten’s 1945 masterpiece, directed by David Alden, whose previous work for ENO includes the Laurence Olivier Award-winning 2007 production of Jenufa. 


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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 09/05/2009

Closing Night: 30/05/2009

Running time: 3h05

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Cast & Creative


Stuart Skelton/John Daszak, Amanda Roocroft, Gerald Finley, Della Jones, Matthew Best, Leigh Melrose, Michael Colvin, Felicity Palmer, Gillian Ramm, Mairead Buicke, Darren Jeffery, Stuart Kale


Director - David Alden

Producer - ENO

Designer - Paul Steinberg

Choreographer - Claire Glaskin

Conductor - Edward Gardner

Lighting Designer - Adam Silverman

Author - Britten

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St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4ES

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