Alan Stafford's reconstruction of the first performance of an English opera.
Henry Purcell's Dido and Aeneas received its premiere at a girls' boarding school in Chelsea in 1689.
So why did one of England's most popular composers choose to write his greatest masterpiece for a gaggle of unruly schoolgirls rather than the professional theatre?
Mrs Purcell....Chloe Annett
Josias Priest....Robert Duncan
Mrs Priest....Nichola Mcauliffe
Charlotte's Father....Brian Bowles
Directed by Dirk Maggs