Opera singer Debria Brown performing in the Welsh National Opera’s production of ‘Elektra’ April 1978

Opera singer Debria Brown performing in the Welsh National Opera’s production of ‘Elektra’ April 1978

An elaborately costumed Debria Brown caused a stir as the character ‘Klytemnestra’. A newspaper critic described the performance as ‘sensational, spectacular, and decidedly controversial’. Some audiences found the production too sensational with ‘its flowing blood, stark emotions and fantastic costumes’.

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