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The Turn of the Screw

October 11 - 31, 2024

The setting is Bronte-esque, but the menace is pure Hitchcock.

Why See The Turn of the Screw?

Classical & Opera

Something haunting this way comes

Menace seems to haunt every corner of Bly House, the new home of a young governess, charged with looking after the manor's two orphaned children, wards of an unseen and un-caring guardian. As chilling tension grows, the governess must face up to the ominous spirits before she becomes one herself. The ENO lay on the spooks with this evocative new production of Britten's adaptation of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, directed and designed by Isabella Bywater.

Based on James' 1898 novella, Britten and librettist Myfanwy Piper craft a seductive and psychologically compelling tale, marrying the score and story together expertly into what is now considered one of the finest English operas, unsettling audiences all over the world since its 1954 premiere.

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Dates

Opening night: 11 October 2024

Audience

Ages 12+

Run time

Two hours and 10 minutes with one interval

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