Sky Arts and English National Opera have teamed up to create the Sky Arts Opera Shorts, a collaboration with Werner Herzog, Sam Taylor-Wood and Dougal Wilson. The films are shown in the documentary "Opera Shorts: Behind The Scenes", on Sky Arts HD and Sky Arts 2 throughout the month. Visitors to www.skyarts.co.uk will also be able to watch the films.
Dougal Wilson imagines Il Barbiere di Siviglia as hilarious silent comedy:
Werner Herzog brings La Bohème to Africa: