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Your reaction: Falstaff on BP Big Screens

A selection of tweets from before, during and after the live relay of Falstaff, beamed to locations around the UK.

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

31 May 2012 at 10.49am | 1 Comment

Ambrogio Maestri as Falstaff © Catherine Ashmore/ROH 2012

Your reaction: Falstaff on BP Big Screens

A selection of tweets before, during and after the live relay of Falstaff, beamed to locations around the UK.

Storified by Royal Opera House · Thu, May 31 2012 05:51:49

With mixed weather reports around the UK, for some it looked like ponchos would be called upon. Luckily, this didn't dampen spirits in the lead up...
Looking forward to seeing Falstaff in Manchester later on, hope the weather holds @RoyalOperaHouse #BPbigscreensRobert Akers
Lovely sunny evening @BBCBigScreens in Bristol, the audience are waiting in anticipation for Falstaff to commence.Big Screen Bristol
Just bring a brolly and a plastic bag for the seats. Opera in the outside @RoyalOperaHouse #BPbigscreens #edinburghEdinburgh Bach Choir
Treat after a long day - watching 'Falstaff' from the ROH in Trafalgar Square #BPbigscreensEmily Wright
Reaction to the production after curtain up was largely positive, with many comments on the 1950s setting...
@RoyalOperaHouse loved the first scene! 1950s vibe fabulous #BPBigScreens bring it on!Jasper and Ruby
What utterly scrumptious costumes #BPbigscreensMikkaila
@RoyalOperaHouse really enjoyed the 50's vibe of falstaff. Reminds me of my nan's generation and how fierce and string the women had becomeAdam Werlinger
That kitchen is massive. You'd never find a colander in all those cupboards #BPBigScreensSarah Wiseman
Possibly inspired by the gastronomic theme in the opera, picnic rugs were unfurled...
Falstaff on the giant screen in Trafalgar Square, drinking wine, hanging with the opera gals and guys.SuzyMiller
Watching the @RoyalOperaHouse Falstaff in Trafalgar Square with a picnic. Happy days. #BPbigscreensJon Shaw
@RoyalOperaHouse Loving the atmosphere (picnic with a g&t) in Trafalgar Square #bpbigscreensLucinda Bailey
A few of your photos...
#bpbigscreens #royalhouseoperaAshley Suelyn
#bpbigscreens #royaloperahouse #laboheme #trafalgarsquare #opera #picnic #LondonSlroh
Comments on the rogueish character of Sir John Falstaff, sung by Ambrogio Maestri...
Falstaff is funny, and he is also completely unpredictable.Jean Lorrah
Wow this is seriously racy - Falstaff you dirtbox, you can have all the ladies - especially in that onesy #BPbigscreensVix
ROH Falstaff is an all round enjoyable show. Good orchestral sound and the unpadded Ambrogio Maestri lives up to the lead role.Peter Stobart
After curtain down, audience members offered their reaction to an evening of al fresco opera...
Just got back from a night at the opera. Watching the ROC do Verdi's Falstaff on a big outdoor screen in M'boro. Awesome, if wet at halftimeFelix Glynn
Absolutely marvellous production of Falstaff at ROH. Very funny. Wonderful sets. Oh and quite good singing and all that.Jamie
I thought Marie-Nicole Lemieux was a complete performance & vocally Amanda Forsythe was jaw droppingly gorgeous #Falstaff @RoyalOperaHouseEd Beveridge
Thank you @RoyalOperaHouse for an incredible performance of Falstaff! Had a great time in Trafalgar Square!Rebekah Jones
was lovely to see Rupert the horse taking a bow @RoyalOperaHouse tonight! He's up there with the other opera legends for me #FalstaffRebecca Kenny
A very fine Falstaff enjoyed by a literally warm Yorkshire crowd tonight in Bradford's Centenary Square #BPbigscreens #bbcbigscreensBernadette Burbridge
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As well as collecting your thoughts via Twitter, reporters were on hand to film your reactions. Watch audience interviews...
Falstaff at Trafalgar Square - Courtesy of Royal Opera HouseIt's that time again - the BP Summer Big Screens have been erected in locations all over the UK and on Wednesday 30 May 2012, it was the ...

By Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media)

31 May 2012 at 10.49am

This article has been categorised Opera and tagged BP Summer Big Screens, by Robert Carsen, Falstaff, Production, twitter

This article has 1 comment

  1. Edmund Hobley responded on 5 June 2012 at 2:54pm Reply

    I enjoyed the opera very much but I wish you would not post the tweets on the screen as you also do in the cinema broadcasts

    Please will you also ask Deborah Bull not to speak over the music as she did at the start of Act 1 scene 2

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