Barbican Britten: Celebrating 100 Years

Timed to coincide with the climax of Benjamin Britten’s centenary, and encompassing the composer’s own birthday, Barbican Britten is an unmissable two-week celebration bringing fresh life to a huge range of Britten’s work through imaginative, daring and sensational performances. For the first of three Barbican Britten podcasts, Sandy Burnett caught up with author, documentary maker and Britten scholar, John Bridcut and as well giving us fascinating insights into his life, he tells us how he is seeking to illuminate this great composer For information regarding your data privacy, visit