The Rescue: A Melodrama for Broadcasting based on Homer's Odyssey (1943)

Original id: 
11453
Start date: 
24 November 1943
End date: 
26 November 1943
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Adaptation
Production notes: 
Radio melodrama. After the Odyssey. Incidental music - Benjamin Britten.
Media of production: 
Radio
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Odyssey Homer
Venue Festival Dates Notes
BBC (London, Greater London, England) 24 November, 1943 to 25 November, 1943
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Oxford Guide to Classical Mythology in the Arts, 1300-1990s. Vol.2 Book library 730 Stanford 1974, p.220-ill. / Hannover 1950, no. 86-ill. / cf. Grove 1980, 3:307 (music by Britten to a tect by Louis MacNeice). Hall (2008), 41

How to cite this production

The Rescue: A Melodrama for Broadcasting based on Homer's Odyssey (1943), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/11453 <28 May 2022>