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  • Four stars

    The Times

    Imaginations run riot in a glorious musical romp.
  • Four stars

    The Mail on Sunday

    This production is one of the most sumptuous ever to be seen at Glyndebourne, with a gorgeous array of colourful costumes from classical times to the fifties.

Cast & creative team


  • Soprano
    Lucy Crowe
  • Soprano
    Claire Debono
  • Soprano
    Carolyn Sampson
  • Soprano
    Miriam Allan
  • Soprano
    Anna Devin
  • Tenor
    Ed Lyon
  • Tenor
    Sean Clayton
  • Tenor
    Adrian Ward
  • Baritone
    Lukas Kargl
  • Bass
    Andrew Foster-Williams
  • Orchestra
    Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Chorus
    The Glyndebourne Chorus
  • Puck
    Jotham Annan
  • Drunken Poet, Bottom
    Desmond Barrit
  • Helena
    Helen Bradbury
  • Flute, Tenor
    Robert Burt
  • Snout
    Jack Chissick
  • Titania
    Sally Dexter
  • Theseus
    William Gaunt
  • Egeus
    Terrence Hardiman
  • Lysander
    Oliver Kieran Jones
  • Demetrius
    Oliver Le Sueur
  • Quince
    Paul McCleary
  • Oberon
    Joseph Millson
  • Snug
    Brian Pettifer
  • Starveling
    Roger Sloman
  • Hermia
    Susannah Wise


  • William Christie
  • Jonathan Kent
  • Paul Brown
  • Mark Henderson
    Lighting Designer
  • Kim Brandstrup