A Small Masterpiece
Richard Rodney Bennett's 'All the King's Men'
impresses MIKE WHEELER
Richard Rodney Bennett's 'opera for young people' All the King's Men is a small masterpiece. It is based on an incident in the English Civil War, when the city of Gloucester held off a Royalist siege without a shot being fired. The King's military engineer, Dr Chillingworth, devises a kind of bridge on wheels that will take the army over both the river and the city walls...
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