The Britten Estate Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the registered charity, Britten-Pears Foundation. The company was formed in 1986 when the various Britten and Pears trusts were re-structured, for the purpose of the continuing exploitation of the musical and literary rights of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears.


  • Sir Vernon Ellis (Chair)
  • Caroline Brazier
  • Sarah Faulder
  • Jane Hay
  • Penny Heath
  • Prof Christopher Higgins
  • Sir Christopher Howes
  • Angela Mallinson
  • Colin Matthews
  • Oliver Rivers
  • Janis Susskind

Registered Office

The Red House, Golf Lane, Aldeburgh, Suffolk IP15 5PZ.

Registered in England and Wales under number 2063903.

VAT Registration number 218 8751 80.

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