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Britain's favourite soprano Lesley Garrett discusses her amazing career

By: stagedoorscribbler - September 9, 2019

Lesley Garrett

Great news! The irrepressible Lesley Garrett is back on the Clive Conway circuit. Once  again audiences have the opportunity to join Britain’s most popular soprano for a delightful evening of song, reminiscences and chat.
When an earlier version of this show toured two years ago it was a great success and we are delighted to welcome it back to our autumn schedules.    
Accompanied by, and in conversation with, pianist Anna Tilbrook, Lesley’s behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes will give audiences a unique insight into her life on the stage.
As ever Lesley is in much demand.  In the autumn of 2017 she returned to English National Opera for the world premiere production of Nico Muhly’s  Marnie.  Last spring she appeared with WNO in another world premiere creating the role of Emcee in Rhonda Rips It Up!, based on the life of suffragette Margaret Haig Thomas (Lady Rhondda) and last autumn saw Lesley making her acting debut in a revised version of Patrick Barlow’s play, The Messiah for the National Theatre of Brent, on tour and in the West End.  This spring she created another new role in ENO’s world premiere of Iain Bell’s opera, Jack the Ripper at the Coliseum.
The latest An Audience with Lesley Garrett  shows kick-off with an appearance at the Oxford Playhouse tonight 9th September. On Saturday 14th September she will be at the Theatre Royal in Winchester.
For more information about tonight’s Oxford Playhouse show go to For info about Saturday’s Theatre Royal, Winchester, show go to

Watch this space for details of other shows

The full list of dates for An Audience with Lesley Garrett are as follows:
Monday 9th September at the  The Oxford Playhouse.
Saturday 14th September ,Theatre Royal, Winchester
Tuesday 17th September, The Gala Theatre, Durham
Thursday 19th September, CAST Doncaster
Wednesday 25th September, The Riverfront, Newport
Thursday 26th September, The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa
Thursday 3rd October, The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl
Friday 4th October, Lichfield Garrick Theatre
Wednesday 9th October, Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
Friday 25th October, The Regent Centre, Christchurch
Sunday 27th October, Derby Theatre
Thursday 31st October, The Town Hall Loughborough
Sunday 3rd November, Lincoln Drill Hall
Friday 8th November, The Exchange, Sturminster Newton
Thursday 5th December, Jersey Opera House