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Video: Aldeburgh Festival stages Benjamin Britten’s ‘Peter Grimes’

Watch the videos below to see a selection of interviews with the cast and crew of Aldeburgh Festival's ‘Peter Grimes’ production, as well as a trailer.

Jude Law reclines in style in ‘The Talented Mr Ripley'

Going swimmingly

When it’s time to hit the beach, a good pair of trunks is the last line of defence your modesty has, so it’s worth doing your homework, says Lee Holmes

Shorts stories: Jude Law reclines in style in ‘The Talented Mr Ripley’

Trunk call: get shorted for summer

A good pair of shorts is the last line of defence your modesty has when it's time for the beach, which means it's worth doing your homework, says Lee Holmes

Video: Aldeburgh Festival stages Benjamin Britten’s ‘Peter Grimes’

Watch the videos below to see a selection of interviews with the cast and crew of Aldeburgh Festival's ‘Peter Grimes’ production, as well as a trailer.

Picture perfect: indulgence in the Maldives

My life in travel: Alex Jones

'Flying over the islands in a tiny seaplane was gorgeous'

The 10 Best beach toys

Roll, bowl or surf with these great toys for all the family to make a trip to the seaside an activity-packed day out

Pooled labour: Ulrich Seidl's 'Love' explores the realities of sex tourism

Film review: Paradise: Love - If you want sex on the beach, prepare for the gritty truth

You might well think that Austrian director Ulrich Seidl takes a dim view of human nature. His Dog Days (2001) depicted the Vienna suburbs as hell on earth, while Import/Export (2007) set dim-witted Austrian thugs loose in a decayed Eastern Europe, while a Ukrainian nurse tried to survive in a horrifically inhospitable West. Yet you can detect a wry tenderness in his new trilogy Paradise, although you have to reach the final episode, Hope, for it to blossom into something like fondness for humanity. In the opening chapter Love, Seidl seems to give us human nature at its worst.

The Sea of Innocence

Review: The Sea of Innocence, By Kishwar Desai

Trouble in paradise for Simran Singh

On left, Ian Hammerton with his fellow Normandy veterans George Batts, Jim Radford and George Dangerfield

Normandy Voices: 'We must cherish D-Day veterans while we can. They can teach us so much'

Terri Judd watches a group of men of who stormed the beaches at Normandy relive their memories as part of a project to make sure we never forget

Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes, live on the Aldeburgh beach

Call it crazy, call it genius, but undaunted by the British weather, the Aldeburgh Festival is mounting one of its most ambitious projects ever: Benjamin Britten’s operatic masterpiece Peter Grimes, live on the Aldeburgh beach. The shore faces eastwards to the North Sea, the winds can bite and storms often re-sculpt the pebbly surface. It is sold out nonetheless. Staging this opera here is certainly appropriate: the action takes place in this small Suffolk fishing community and Britten’s music is filled with powerful evocations of its sea and sky.

Video: Aldeburgh Festival stages Benjamin Britten’s ‘Peter Grimes’

Watch the videos below to see a selection of interviews with the cast and crew of Aldeburgh Festival's ‘Peter Grimes’ production, as well as a trailer.

A bulldozer starts to tear its way through the 'ecomonster' at Scala dei Turchi near Agrigento, Sicily

'Ecomonster' tamed: Environmentalists celebrate as unfinished hotel is demolished on Sicilian beach

20 year-battle to remove huge complex became ugly symbol of Italy's problem with illegal building 

Woman's body found on beach

Police searching for a missing woman have discovered a body on a beach.

A satellite image made and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on 5 June 2013 of Tropical Storm Andrea in the Gulf of Mexico just West of central Florida

Tropical Storm Andrea bearing down on Florida

Tropical Storm Andrea took aim at Florida's northern Gulf Coast today and was forecast to cut across Georgia and up the US Atlantic coast, the US National Hurricane Center said.

Turtle conservationist shot dead 'by poachers' on Costa Rica beach

Jairo Mora Sandoval, 26, died just weeks after posting a Facebook plea for police help with turtle-egg thieves

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