International Emmy Award Winner.
Phyllida Lloyd's adaptation for film of the opera which Benjamin Britten wrote for the celebrations of the Queen's coronation in 1953, based on the Opera North revival of a work now recognized to be one of the composer's great achievements.
Queen Elizabeth I: Josephine Barstow
Earl of Essex: Tom Randle
Lady Essex: Emer McGilloway
Sir Walter Raleigh: Clive Bayley
Lady Rich: Susannah Granville
Sir Robert Cecil: Eric Roberts
Lord Mountjoy: David Ellis
Chorus of Opera North.
English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel 1999.
Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Plus: Cast Gallery / Interviews with Josephine Barstow, Phyllida Lloyd, Tom Randle & Paul Daniel.
Sound: 2.0 PCM Stereo / DD 5.1
Region: 0 All regions
Running Time: 138mins