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Black and white photographic negatives of the Covent Garden Opera Company production of 'Peter Grimes' (1953) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Collection: Roger Wood Photographic Collection
Reference code: ROH/WOO/1/3/024
Date: 1 November 1953
Date notes: Negatives undated; date derived from dates of surrounding negatives.
Level: File
Extent: 2 rolls of 35mm black and white film consisting of 9 strips
Scope and content: Photographs featuring Peter Pears as Peter Grimes, Sylvia Fisher as Ellen Orford, Jean Watson as Auntie, Blanche Turner as Her Niece, Arda Mandikian as Her Niece, Geraint Evans as Captain Balstrode, Valetta Iacopi as Mrs Sedley, Howell Glynne as Swallow, Edmund Donlevy as Ned Keene, Raymond Nilsson as Bob Boles, John Lanigan as The Rector, Rhydderch Davies as Hobson, Leonard Law as Dr. Thorp, and Raymond Edmonds as The Boy, with members of the Covent Garden Opera Company. Wood labelled both rolls of film Act II scenes 1 and 2.
Creator: Roger Wood
Copyright: All images © ROH Collections
Condition: Good. 
Alternative number: Photographer's own reference number: 182G/5, 182G/6
Related production: Peter Grimes (1953)