Benjamin Britten in His Majesty's Theatre - 9 June, 1932

from Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938, page 107:

Barbara, Beth, & I go to His Majesty's to see "Dubarry" at 8.15.* V. spectacular Musical Comedy. V. entertaining but not exactly intelligent. Anny Ahlers is most attractive & Heddle Nash sings well Back by 11.30
cite as

John Evans (ed.), Journeying boy : the diaries of the young Benjamin Britten 1928-1938 (:London, 2009), p. 107. accessed: 27 May, 2024

location of experience: His Majesty's Theatre


Benjamin Britten

Listening to

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The Dubarry
written by Carl Millöcker
performed by Anny Ahlers, Heddle Nash

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 June, 1932
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


*The Dubarry, a comic opera by the Austrian composer Carl Millocker (1842-99), was playing at His Majesty's Theatre in the Haymarket in a new revised version, with new English lyrics by Paul Knepler and J. Williminski.

Originally submitted by gkw on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:27:57 +0100
Approved on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:41:18 +0100