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Peacock Theatre, London5.01 reviews

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British Youth Opera - English Eccentrics

By Malcolm Williamson
Libretto by Geoffrey Dunn based on the book by Edith Sitwell.

In this rarely performed chamber piece we meet hermits, quacks, mariners, indefatigable travellers, and men of learning. Peopled with – as the title suggests – the most absurd of English eccentricity, this is a glorious gallery of the extremes of human nature, portrayed with humour, sympathy, knowledge, and love.

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Additional Information

Running time

2 hrs 5 mins (including one 20 min interval)

Performance dates

Wed 7 & Sat 10 Sep at 7.30pm

Venue Information

Peacock TheatrePortugal Street, Kingsway, London, WC2A 2HT

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Customer Reviews

1 reviews5.0

Susan Waldman8th September

Wonderful both vocally and visually. Although the diction was good it would have benefitted the audience to have had sur titles