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Once in a While

Once in a While

Paul Godfrey

ISBN: 9780413644800

Based on Benjamin Britten's life and personal interviews with his sister Beth, this play reveals the composer's sense of humanity and his relationships with W.H.Auden and Peter Pears. It culminates in the premiere of Peter Grimes in 1947. Godfrey also wro

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A play about Benjamin Britten and his friendship with WH Auden and Peter Pears Drawn from the life of Benjamin Britten and informed by many personal interviews with the composer's friends including his sister Beth, this play explores the conflict between his association with WH Auden and his partnership with Peter Pears, culminating in the triumphant premiere of Peter Grimes in 1945. Once in a While The Odd Things Happened premiered at the Cottesloe in 1990.Paul Godfrey's work includes Inventing a New Colour (Royal Court, 1988); Once in a While the Odd Thing Happens (Royal National Theatre); A Bucket of Eels (RSC Festival 1994); The Panic (ROH Garden Venture, 1991); and The Modern Husband (Actors Touring Company).
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