Tête à Tête


Tête à Tête commissioned four new Pop Up Operas – of which Cakehead is one – for the 2014 Festival – all performed by Tête à Tête. They were developed, rehearsed and performed free for all to enjoy in the public spaces of King’s Cross throughout the period of the 2014 Festival (24 July-10 August 2014).


She can’t get enough

He pays no attention

He craves authority

Sugar is her companion

His head is buried in sand

She is buried in battenberg

Stuck together, glacŽ fruits drool in a turban tomb




Music and Words: Errollyn Wallen


Director: Bill Bankes-Jones

Designer: Sarah Booth

Stage Manager: Danyal Shafiq

Music Director: James Young

Soprano: Katie Grosset

Baritone: Daniel Broad

Violin: Leslie Boulin

Cello: Corentin Chassard