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Lucia di Lammermoor Digital Programme


Supported by Nesta, Arts & Humanities Research Council and public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Introduction to the opera

A Quick Guide to Lucia di Lammermoor


Production Photographs

Live Cinema cast Monday 25 April 2016

Exclusive film

An exclusive interview film with Director Katie Mitchell

Rehearsal Photographs

Finding her own voice: The Gothic Heroine

Kate Hopkins considers the literary heroines of Scott's The Bride of Lammermoor and other gothic novels

Drama and Atmosphere

John Snelson on the drama and atmosphere of Donizetti's music, with extracts from a classic recording

The Emergence of Feminism

Mary Evans on the emergence of feminism as a political tradition