HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 cc106-7W
Mr. Pond

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what is the membership of the working group Sir Richard Eyre has appointed to support him in his review of the future of lyric theatre in London. [29039]

Mr. Chris Smith

Sir Richard has appointed the following members of his working group:

  • David Brierley CBE
  • Hilary Carty
  • Mark Elder CBE
  • Matthew Evans
  • Gavin Henderson
  • Melanie Leech
  • Deborah MacMillan
  • Kathryn McDowell
  • Colin Nears CBE
  • John Newbigin
  • Trevor Phillips
  • Michael Ratcliffe
  • Graham Vick
The following representatives of the Royal Opera House and English National Opera are also participating in the review:
  • Royal Opera House:
  • Michael Berkeley
  • Mary Allen
  • English National Opera:
  • Bob Boas
  • Paul Daniel
Sir Richard and his working group are consulting individually practitioners of both art forms and a wide range of experts in the fields.