Emmanuel Chabrier's L'Etoile.  Conducted by David Jones, directed by Vivian Coates, set designed by Molly Einchcomb. Sherman Theatre. July 2008. Photography by Kirsten Mcternan.  

 

King Ouf first appeared – as if he had wandered in from a production of Ubu Roi – like a berserk Cardinal in bright yellow robes. From that point on the costumes were fiercely colourful and witty – so much so that Oliver Townsend deserves to be singled out for praise.                                      

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