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P O P P E A
1998   5 x 35' episodes of soap opera for BBC Wales


S Y N O P S I S :


An adaptation in five parts of Welsh National Opera's stunning production of Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea. Filmed at the Lyceum Theatre London. Paul Nilon as Nero, Catrin Wyn Davies as Poppea and Michael Chance as Ottone. Transmitted on BBC2.


C R E D I T S :

D I R E C T O R
Margaret Williams

C A M E R A   S U P E R V I S O R
David Gopsil

P R O D U C T I O N   A S S I S T A N T
Sue Perry-Grech

P R O D U C T I O N   A S S O C I A T E
Viv Goldberg

E D I T O R
John Middlewick

E X E C U T I V E   P R O D U C E R
David M Jackson

P R O D U C E R
Fiona Morris


R E V I E W S :

'Opera gets no easier for television, so we should raise a cheer when any terrestrial network tries anything as brave as POPPEA. Williams achieved some remarkable effects, even though, for much of the time, the only prop was a sofa bed.'
Chris Dunkley, Financial Times


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