The Barber of Seville at the London Coliseum
London Coliseum, St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Filled with fun and farce, Jonathan Miller’s production of Rossini’s comedy returns to the London Coliseum.
Jonathan Miller’s much-loved production of The Barber of Seville returns to the London Coliseum and remains as side-splittingly funny as ever. For this revival, the talented Christopher Allen will conduct Rossini’s sparkling score, packed full of wit and playful tunes.
The Barber of Seville will have you smiling from the moment it begins. Filled with fun and farce, this sunny adventure is set in an elegant vision of 18th-century Seville and follows the escapades of the barber Figaro as he assists Count Almaviva to prise the beautiful yet feisty Rosina away from her lecherous guardian Dr Bartolo.
The cast includes Morgan Pearse, Kathryn Rudge, Eleazar Rodriguez, Andrew Shore, Barnaby Rea, Katherine Broderick and Matthew Durkan
Conducted by Christopher Allen, directed by Jonathan Miller, revival director Peter Relton, with design by Tanya McCallin, lighting design by Tom Mannings and translation by Amanda Holden and Anthony Holden.
‘Great fun and highly recommended’ ★★★★ The Guardian
‘outstanding performances’ ★★★★ The Evening Standard