Benjamin Britten

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
Penelope Wilton, Juliet Stevenson, Harriet Walter and Roger Allam tell Winter's Tales
By Editorial Staff
The actors will give readings in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
Michael Coveney at Edinburgh: Festival stunned by Ian Bostridge and a death camp masterpiece
Our chief critic continues his exploration of this year's record-breaking EIF
The Turn of the Screw (Holland Park)
Benjamin Britten's ghost opera brings shivers to a warm summer evening
Britten in the Park - a company first
Opera Holland Park stages The Turn of the Screw alongside its customary Puccini and Bellini
Owen Wingrave (Maltings, Snape)
Britten's opera of conscientious objection is the headline offering at this year's Aldeburgh Festival
Paul Bunyan (ETO)
Another rarity from English Touring Opera as Benjamin Britten's first stage work heads out on tour
The Prince of the Pagodas - Birmingham Royal Ballet (Salford)
By Kristy Sott
Kristy Stott reviews Birmingham Royal Ballet's latest piece at the Lowry and finds that it's flawless