About La Bohème - ENO

London Coliseum, London
26 September 2024 - 19 October 2024

Jonathan Miller’s classic production of Puccini’s La bohème for English National Opera returns to the London Coliseum.

Experience love, heartbreak and timeless romance in Puccini’s La bohème at the London Coliseum.

Set in 1930’s Paris, Jonathan Miller’s iconic production carries you away with its intensity, for an evening of hope and heartbreak, scored by some of Puccini’s most exquisite music.

Conducted by Alexander Joel, Puccini‘s moving score follows Mimì and Rodolfo’s love unfolding from it’s joyful beginnings to the heartbreak of her death.

La bohème is playing from 26 September to 19 October 2024 at the London Coliseum.

Show Information

Performance dates
26 September 2024 - 19 October 2024
Age restrictions
Running time
2 hours 5 minutes (including interval)
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What's the story of La Bohème - ENO?

When Mimì knocks at the door of four impoverished friends, Rodolfo answers and it’s love at first sight.

When Mimì knocks on the door of four impoverished friends, Rodolfo answers, sparking the start of journey which will take them – and you – through the full range of human emotions.

From the irrepressible joy of their burgeoning love affair through to the unbearable heartbreak at their separation by death, only the stoniest of hearts could fail to be moved by this timeless story – whether you’re watching for the first or the 31st time.

Who is in the cast of La Bohème - ENO?

Starring internationally renowned tenor Joshua Blue as Rodolfo; Nadine Benjamin as Mimì; and Patrick Alexander Keefe as Schaunard.

Who are the creative team of La Bohème - ENO?

Conducted by Alexander Joel, directed by Jonathan Miller, revival director Crispin Lord

Conducted by Italian pianist-conductor Clelia Cafiero

Design by Isabella Bywater, revival lighting design by Kevin Sleep and translation by Amanda Holden.


★★★★★ "One of the best Bohèmes to be heard in London" - The Guardian

Important Notes

Content warning: This production contains some mild sexual references and use of moderate language.

Language: Sung in English with the words displayed above the stage (Surtitles)

Venue Information

London Coliseum, St. Martin's Lane, London, WC2N 4ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line), Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line), Embankment (Northern line, Bakerloo line, District line, Circle line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 6, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 23, 24, 29, 53, 77a, 88, 91, 139, 159, 176

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La Bohème - ENO is playing at the London Coliseum in London
The running time of La Bohème - ENO is 2 hours 5 minutes (including interval)
The age recommendations for La Bohème - ENO are: 12+
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