Welsh National Opera turns to horror to conclude its summer season staging a double bill based on the spooky story, The Fall of the House of Usher by master of the macabre Edgar Allan Poe.
The two one-act pieces provide different takes on the same tale of Roderick who lives reclusively in the crumbling family pile and his twin sister Madeline who develops a mysterious illness and is buried alive. Both versions are told against the very clever use of film and projections evoking a chilling setting for this gothic house of secrets.
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