Mark Burns

The Oval portrait & the impresario

the opera box

totally thames 2017 & hungerford arts



Director - Mark Burns
Music Director & Pianist - Edward Lambert
Production Design - Mark Burns

The Oval Portrait
Narrator - Samuel Pantcheff
​The Book - Jennifer Witton, Elizabeth Karani,

Daniel Joy, James Schouten​

The Impresario
Frank -  Samuel Pantcheff
Buff - James Schouten
Mr Phil Anthropist - Daniel Joy
Madame Heartfelt - Jennifer Witton
Miss Silverklang - Elizabeth Karani


Photography - Robert Workman

"The talented young cast sang and hammed valiantly. The Opera Box put on a good show which was welcomed by an appreciative audience."Claire Seymour, Opera Today

"Bite sized operas go down a treat. Hungerford enjoys an entertaining evening with a box of divas." Charles Medlam, Newbury Weekly News

opera & Stage director