Saturday Night Theatre: Peter Grimes

Episodes

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GENOME:
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Martyn Wade 's play presents Grimes as a much darker and more sinister figure than the hero of Benjamin Britten 's opera set in a 19th-century Suffolk fishing village. The death of young boys in Grimes' care is investigated by the poet

George Crabbe , whose poem The Borough was the inspiration for the opera. with Richard Pearce , Gavin Muir , David Jarvis , Elaine Claxton , Tina Gray ,Deborah Berlin and Neville Jason. Director Cherry Cookson Rpt

GENOME:
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Unknown: Martyn Wade

Unknown: Benjamin Britten

Unknown: George Crabbe

Unknown: Richard Pearce

Unknown: Gavin Muir

Unknown: David Jarvis

Unknown: Elaine Claxton

Unknown: Tina Gray

Unknown: Deborah Berlin

Unknown: Neville Jason.

Director: Cherry Cookson Rpt

Peter Grimes: Roger Allan

George Crabbe: Ronald Pickup

Young George Crabbe: Sean Pertwee

Ellen Orford: Gillian Barge

Cheeseworth: Robert Lange

: Sam Tombevan