Greek Plays at the National Theatre, 1995-present

 

 

 

Recordings of the following plays are available for viewings at the National Theatre Archive on request:

 

PHILOCTETES by Sophocles, adapted by Keith Johnstone Dir. William Gaskill Old Vic 7 April 1964

 

THE BACCHAE by Euripides adapted by Wole Soyinka Dir. Roland Joffe Old Vic 2 August 1973

 

THE ORESTEIA the trilogy by Aeschylus in a version by Tony Harrison Dir. Peter Hall music by Harrison Birtwistle Olivier 28 November 1981

 

ANTIGONE by Sophocles trans. by C A Trypanis Dir. John Burgess & Peter Gill Cottesloe 17 May 1984

 

MEDEA By Euripides Dir. Yukio Ninagawa Performed by the Ninagawa company as part of International Theatre ‘87 Olivier 23 September 1987

 

WOMEN OF TROY by Euripides trans. by Kenneth McLeish Dir. Annie Castledine Olivier 16 March 1995

 

FROGS by Aristophanes in a musical adaptation by Fiona Laird Directed: Fiona Laird Designed: Mark Leese (S & C) Press Night: Cottesloe 15 March (Mobile) 1996

 

THE OEDIPUS PLAYS Oedipus the King and Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles trans. by Ranjit Bolt Dir. Peter Hall Olivier 17 September 1996

 

THE ORESTEIA 1. The Home Guard 2. The Daughters of Darkness by Aeschylus in a new version by Ted Hughes Dir: Katie Mitchell Cottesloe 01 December 1999

 

BACCHAI By Euripides In a new version by Colin Teevan with music by Harrison Birtwistle Dir: Peter Hall Olivier, 17 May 2002

 

THE BIRDS By Aristophanes in a new verse version by Sean O’Brien Dir: Kathryn Hunter Lyttelton, 26 Jul 2002 A collaboration between the National Theatre & Mamaloucos Circus

 

IPHIGENIA AT AULIS By Euipides Translated by Don Taylor Dir: Katie Mitchell Lyttelton, 22 June 2003

 

WOMEN OF TROY by Euripides, in a version by Don Taylor Dir. Katie Mitchell Lyttelton, 28 November 2007

 

OEDIPUS by Sophocles Dir. Jonathan Kent Olivier, 8 October 2008

 

ANTIGONE By Sophocles In a version by Don Taylor Dir. Polly Findlay Olivier Theatre, 23 May 2012

 

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