The Pirates of Penzance

23 May 15 - 04 Jul 15


28 May 15 - 03 Jul 15

The Queen of Spades

06 Jun 15 - 02 Jul 15

News & Features

Carmen: Your reviews from Twitter

A passionate tale of lust, seduction and betrayal - what did our audiences think of the first night of our acclaimed production of Bizet's Carmen?

The Pirates of Penzance live in cinemas - your reviews

Tuesday 19 May saw the live broadcast of Mike Leigh's production of The Pirates of Penzance at cinemas as part of ENO Screen. Thank you to everyone who shared their experience with us - here's a selection of comments.

ENO 2015/16: Subscription and Access Scheme booking now open

Priority booking for our 2015/16 Season is now open to subscribers who wish to book for three or more operas, and members of our Access Scheme.

The Pirates of Penzance live in cinemas - cast list and synopsis

Watching our live broadcast of The Pirates of Penzance at your local cinema tonight? Download your free cast list and synopsis here.

The Pirates of Penzance: your reviews from Twitter

Mike Leigh's new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance opened at the London Coliseum on 9 May. What did audiences think of the first performance? Find out here.

Official trailer: The Pirates of Penzance

Our official trailer for Mike Leigh's swashbuckling new production of Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance.

The Pirates of Penzance: extra performances on sale now

Due to popular demand, we are delighted to announce two extra performances of Mike Leigh’s new production of The Pirates of Penzance on Saturday 27 June at 2.30pm and Saturday 4 July at 6.30pm.

Further award success for ENO

Following on from success at the Olivier Awards and the WhatsOnStage Opera Poll, English National Opera has been awarded the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award in the Opera and Music Theatre category for the Company’s performances during 2014.

Bizet's Carmen: Five reasons to book for our unmissable staging

An opera which has long transfixed audiences, it charts the tragic demise of Don José as he falls under the spell of the sexy, streetwise Carmen. 'Here's a show which could run and run. It looks great' (The Independent). Here are five reasons you won't want to miss it.

Meet Mark Wigglesworth

2015/16 will be our first season with Mark Wigglesworth as Music Director - read his thoughts on joining the company, and what he's looking forward to about the new season.