Polyeucte

Theatre Royal Stratford East

March 2018

DirectorThomas Guthrie

ConductorCharles Peebles

DesignerRaphaé Memon

British premiere of Charles Gounod's rarely performed opera Polyeucte, based on the Corneille play ‘Saint Polyeuctus’, it tells a tragic story of Christian martyrdom in defiance of the all-powerful powerful Roman Empire.

Photos by Teo Della Torre