Another rarity from English Touring Opera as Benjamin Britten's first stage work heads out on tour
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
First performed in 1941 and set in the pioneering days in America. Paul Bunyan is a lumberjack who never ages but grows taller every day. Paul marries and has a daughter but his wife leaves him. Later when she dies he gets his daughter back and she helps the camp cook - who decides to try and kill Paul but comes to his senses.