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Opera singer/ actor Paul Hilton plays Dr Dee kneeling on a stage

Paul Hilton plays Dr Dee in Damon Albarn's operatic tale in a production by ENO at London's Coliseum. Photo by Richard Hubert Smith

Richard Downes reviews English National Opera’s London premiere of renaissance man Damon Albarn’s visionary new opera ‘Dr Dee’ at the Coliseum, with some thoughts on its relevance to current times.