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A Fright at the Opera is the twenty-first episode in the first season of Cosgrove Hall's 2D animated cartoon TV series "Count Duckula" that was first debuted on ITV in the UK on 7th February 1989.

Summary[]

Duckula, Nanny and Igor visit the Milan Opera House below which lurks the Phantom. His manservant was an old butler school chum of Igor's. Nanny gets kidnapped in mistake for the Diva, the Opera house is destroyed and the Phantom ends up at The Grand Ole Opray.

Background Music Pieces[]

Voice Talents[]

  • David Jason as Count Duckula.
  • Jack May as Igor.
  • Brian Trueman as Nanny and the Phantom of the Opera.
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Krool and the operatic woman.
  • Barry Clayton as the Narrator.

Credits[]

  • Voices by David Jason, Jack May, Brian Trueman and Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Narrated by Barry Clayton.
  • Written by John Sayle.
  • Script Editing by Jimmy Hibbert.
  • Vocals by Doreen Edwards and Mike Harding.
  • Music by Mike Harding.
  • Designed by Chris Randall, Dan Whitworth, Margaret Riley,
    Paul Salmon, Vincent James, Andy Roper and Ed Williams.
  • Storyboard by Andy Roper.
  • Layout by Ricardo Machuca, Miguel Angel Aisa, Manuel Almela, Jose Maria Zumel and Juan Antonio Rojo.
  • Animated by Manuel Garcia, Pedro Mohedano, Ezequiel Martin, Mariano Rueda, Miguel Angel Fuertez,
    Valentín Doménech, Angel Gallego, Francisco Tena, Edward Sasu, Francisca Moreno, Vincente Rodriguez,
    Alberto Conejo, Julio Diez, Juan Antonio Rojo, Stefanescu Bujor, Carmen Sanchez, Juan Antonio Serrano,
    Valentín Caín, Luis Lopez, Roberto Marcano, Pedro Molina, Ventura Rodriguez, Fernando Gallego,
    Amaro Carretero, Ignacio Armero, Arthur de Cloedt, Julian Tarrago, Emilio Lujan, Javier Gutierrez,
    Ramon Garcia, María Vincenta Rodriguez, Ignacio Meneu, Luis Amor, Pedro Jorge Gil, Maria Luisa Ruiz,
    Elisa Nunez, Isabel de Martinez Osaba and Yolanda Velasco.
  • Backgrounds by Milagros Banares, Higashi Taruma, Felix Cascajo and Andres Hernandez.
  • Special Effects by Carlos Alfonso.
  • Camera by Santiago Gomez, Antonio Navarro and Victorio Gonzalez.
  • Painting by Teresa Diego, Maria Fernandez, Julia Garcia, Maria del Mar Fernandez, Angeles Vacas,
    Loli Pina, Herminia Burgaleta, Miguel Angel Perez, Pilar Canalejo, Elena Garcia, Angeles Sanz,
    Maria Jose Alvarez, Delia Hernandez, Susana Diez, Asuncion Tomás, Francisco Villanueva,
    Francisco Vacas, Paula Abad, Mayte Garcia and Victoria Ruiz.
  • Painting Supervisors: Carmen Garcia and Maribel Lopez.
  • Xerox by Alejandro Alfonso and Jose Luis Aisa.
  • Line Test by Eva Moreno and Sergio Alfonso.
  • Production Control by Bob Burrows, Julio Diez and Chris Phillips.
  • Edited by Zyggy Markiewicz.
  • Assistant Editor: Bob Ashton.
  • Dubbing Mixer: Ted Spooner.
  • Animation Director: Carlos Alfonso.
  • Associate Producer: Chris Randall.
  • Executive Producer: John Hambley.
  • Produced by Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove.
  • Directed by Chris Randall.
  • © Cosgrove Hall Productions 1988.

Copyright Gag[]

Despite this episode being broadcasted in 1989, the roman numerals in the copyright credit reads 'MCMLXXXVIII' as it is dated in 1988.

Trivia[]

  • The joke credit of 'CONDUCTOR: Phil R. Monik' is a pun on the word 'philharmonic'.
  • Recording date: 1988.
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