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Great Performances

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PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh (more…)

Premiered: November 4, 1972

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 32, Episode 12 The Little Prince

First Aired: April 6, 2005

“The Little Prince,” an opera by Rachel Portman, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's enchanting story of a downed pilot (Teddy Tahu Rhodes) who meets a young star traveler (Joseph McManners) in the desert. The Rose: Mairead Carlin. The King: Willard White. The Fox: Lesley Garrett. The Snake: Tome Randle. The Lamplighter: Timothy Robinson. The Vain Man: Richard Coxon. The Businessman: Richard Stuart. The Water: Gweneth Ann Jeffers. Conductor: David Charles Abell. Filmed in London in 2004.