Benjamin Britten

Steve Atkinson: HighTide started on a wave of changes in new writing
As HighTide Festival turns ten, we talk to artistic director Steve Atkinson on what has made the new writing event such a success
Review: Owen Wingrave (Peacock Theatre)
Strong singing by an exciting cast redeems Britten's anti-war opera
Review: Britten in Brooklyn (Wilton's Music Hall)
The world premiere of Zoe Lewis' play sees Benjamin Britten living in New York with WH Auden, Carson McCullers and Gypsy Rose Lee
First look: Sadie Frost in Britten in Brooklyn
Zoe Lewis' play gets its world premiere at Wilton's Music Hall
Watch: Sadie Frost and the cast on Britten in Brooklyn
The world premiere of the new play opens at Wilton's Music Hall
Illuminations (Snape Maltings)
The 69th Aldeburgh Festival opens with an imaginative fusion of circus and music
Pleasure (Snape Maltings Britten Studio and tour)
A new opera by Mark Simpson set in the toilets of a gay nightclub
Edinburgh Fringe vs EIF: Which is better?
Our critics Matt Trueman and Michael Coveney put forward their arguments for Edinburgh's two major festivals
Jon Vickers 1926-2015
By Simon Thomas
A personal appreciation of the great tenor who has died aged 88
The Turn of the Screw (Glyndebourne Tour)
Jonathan Kent's peerless production of Britten's ghost opera, impeccably revived