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Sweeney Todd 2015 London Coliseum ENO Show | Emma Thompson

What's your review of the 2015 English National Opera (ENO) West End production of Sweeney Todd at the London Coliseum? It's directed by Lonny Price, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Hugh Wheeler. The cast includes Emma Thompson (Mrs Lovett) and Bryn Terfel (Sweeney Todd).

#SweeneyTodd #ENO #LondonColiseum Did you get to see Sweeney Todd at the Coliseum? Did you enjoy the full show or just parts of it?

About Sweeney Todd in the West End

Cast and characters:

Emma Thompson as Mrs Lovett

Bryn Terfel as Sweeney Todd

Matthew Seadon-Young as Anthony Hope

Katie Hall as Johanna Barker

Philip Quast as Judge Turpin

Jack North as Tobias Ragg

Alex Gaumond as Beadle Bamford

Rosalie Craig as Beggar Woman

John Owen-Jones as Pirelli.

Emsemble includes:

Madeleine Harland, Lydia Gerrard, Leah Penston, Frankie Jenna, Verity Quade, Susannah Van den Berg, Anna O’Byrne, Molly Lynch, Emily Bull, Gaia Wise, Alexandra Grierson, Vicki Lee Taylor, Katie Kerr, Ffion Emyr, Nancy Hill, Edd Campbell Bird, Alastair Brookshaw, Kane Oliver Parry, Scott Cripps, John Barr, Aaron Lee Lambert, Gary Tushaw, Ashley Robinson, Jeff Nicholson, Joseph Prouse, Gavin James, Marc Akinfolarin, Jacob Chapman, Ian Caddick and Adam Vaughan.

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The The ENO orchestra was conducted by David Charles Abell.

Sweeney Todd songs include:

Act I

Organ Prelude / The Ballad of Sweeney Todd – The Company

No Place Like London – Todd, Anthony and Beggar Woman

The Barber and His Wife – Todd

The Worst Pies in London – Mrs. Lovett

Poor Thing – Mrs. Lovett

My Friends – Todd and Mrs. Lovett

The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Reprise) – Company

Green Finch and Linnet Bird – Johanna

Ah, Miss – Anthony and Beggar Woman

Johanna – Anthony

Pirelli’s Miracle Elixir – Tobias Ragg, Todd, Mrs. Lovett and Company

The Contest – Company

The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Reprise 2) – Ensemble

Wait – Mrs. Lovett

The Ballad of Sweeney Todd (Reprise 3) – Ensemble

Johanna (Judge’s Song): Mea Culpa – Judge Turpin

Kiss Me (Part I) – Johanna and Anthony

Ladies in their Sensitivities – Beadle Bamford

Kiss Me (Part II/Quartet) – Beadle Bamford, Johanna, Anthony and Judge Turpin

Epiphany – Todd

A Little Priest – Todd and Mrs. Lovett

Act II

God, That’s Good! – Tobias, Mrs. Lovett, Todd and Company

Johanna (Quartet) – Anthony, Todd, Johanna and Beggar Woman

By the Sea – Mrs. Lovett

Wigmaker Sequence

Not While I’m Around – Tobias and Mrs. Lovett

Parlor Songs – Mrs Lovett

Final Sequence

The Ballad of Sweeney Todd – Company


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