Logo Rolex

Certain parts of this program are not currently available

documentary Introducing Billy Budd Interviews


Introducing Billy Budd Interviews


Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the opera Billy Budd, staged by Michael Grandage at Glyndebourne Festival in 2010.

In this backstage documentary on Billy Budd, Michael Grandage (stage director) explains his production of Benjamin Britten's opera. Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd) and John Mark Ainsley (Captain Vere) also present their personal interpretations of their role. Several contributors, including Christopher Oram (designer) and Paule Constable (lighting designer), also explain their role in this adaptation.

Photo : © Alastair Muir.

Associated event


  • Michael Grandage | Stage director
  • Christopher Oram | Designer
  • Paule Constable | Lighting designer
  • Jacques Imbrailo | Billy Budd
  • John Mark Ainsley | Captain Vere
  • Mark Elder | Conductor


  • Directed by:
    • Karen McCallion
  • Venue: Glyndebourne (Lewes, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 2010
  • Recording date: 2010
  • Duration: 21 min
  • Production: © Glyndebourne Productions Ltd
  • Available version(s): EN
  • Available subtitle(s) : ES, FR
This video is reserved for our subscribers. In just a few clicks, you can be one of them.

You might also like