Leigh Melrose

A semi-staged role debut as Birtwhistle’s Gawain with the BBCSO at the Barbican.

“with Leigh Melrose incandescent in the title roleā€¦”
The Times, 19 May 2014

“Leigh Melrose was Gawain, charting his character’s personal journey from cocksure innocence to pained experience very surely”
The Guardian, 18 May 2014

“In a role he created John Tomlinson remains utterly peerless, but was matched by new-to-the-title-role Leigh Melrose, with just the right amount of bravado to start and emotionally shattered to end.”
classicalsource.com, 17 May 2014