M1500 .P847 L5 2004 DVD
Opera. Music by Rachel Portman. Libretto by Nicholas Wright.
"Academy Award-winning composer Rachel Portman and librettist Nicholas Wright have transformed Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's enchanting fable into an opera, which is captured on this DVD release. In The Little Prince, a military pilot crash lands in Northern Africa and is rescued by a young boy who happens to be a prince, and shows him many wonders as the pilot attempts to make his way back to civilization. Rachel Portman: The Little Prince records a production staged by the BBC featuring Joseph McManners, Maired Carlin, Willard White, and a 38-voice children's choir." - All Movie Guide (allmovie.com)
Extra features: Blue Peter special, The little prince song music video; photo gallery.
Distributed by Sony Classical (sonyclassical.com).