|Title||TV Operas: The Empress|
52 minute contemporary opera/drama. Composed by Orlando Gough and designed by the artist Bruce McLean.
First in a series of specially-commissioned TV operas, THE EMPRESS, based on Wedekind's play. Young Empress Felissa is prescribed marriage as the only cure for her depression, but she rejects a succession of suitors representing power, intellect and money in favour of muscleman Holtoff.
|Web address (URL)||http://ftvdb.bfi.org.uk/search.php?needle=The+Empress&category=Everything&catSubmit.x=37&catSubmit.y=7&catSubmit=GO&searchField=title|
|Output media||52 minute contemporary opera/drama|