The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (1990 - 1991)

Original id: 
2141
Start date: 
26 March 1990
End date: 
31 December 1991
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Reconstruction
Production notes: 
The text performed in this production was a revised version of the text performed in Delphi in 1988 (see ID 5). Both the Delphi and the National Theatre texts are published by Faber.
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Edna Dore Actor Kyllene
Stephen Edwards Composer
Brian Glover Actor Hermes
Tony Harrison Director
Jocelyn Herbert Designer
Barrie Rutter Actor Hunt / Silenus
Jack Shepherd Actor Grenfell / Apollo
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Royal National Theatre (RNT) (London, Greater London, England) 26 March, 1990 to 9 May, 1990
unknown venue (Denmark)
Salts Mill (Saltaire, England) 17 April, 1990 to 20 April, 1990
Ancient Site of Carnuntum (Petronell-Carnuntum, Lower Austria, Austria) 17 May, 1990 to 18 May, 1990
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Audio disc - recording of Trackers of Oxyrhynchus CD archive
Inszenierung der Antike: das Griechische Drama auf der Bühne der Neuzeit Book library 404; 289 & ff.
The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus - poster Poster archive
(Dis)placing Classical Greek Theatre Book library 76-84
Ancient Sun, Modern Light: Greek Drama on the Modern Stage Book library
Art Carnuntum Welt-Theater-Festival Calendar archive June 2000 page
Oedipus Tyrannus Programme archive back cover
The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Book library cast 75-76; images 72, 74, 76; text 77-136
Newspaper profile of Tony Harrison - 'Man of mysteries' Newspaper cutting archive
Royal National Theatre Season Programme, 29 January - 24 March 1990 Seasonal calendar archive 4-5
National Theatre Programme - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Programme archive
Arte Carnuntum Programme - Tony Harrison's Trackers (Die Spurensucher von Oxyrhynchus) Programme archive
Guardian review - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus at Bradford Salt's Mill Newspaper cutting archive
Sunday Times Review - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus at the National Newspaper cutting archive
Newspaper report of interview with Tony Harrison Newspaper cutting archive
Review by Michael Billington - Trackers at the National Newspaper cutting archive
Newspaper advertisement - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Newspaper cutting archive
Newspaper advertisement - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Newspaper cutting archive
Extract from 'Jocelyn Herbert: A Theatre Workbook' on costume designs for Trackers Photocopy archive
Drama: The Quarterly Theatre Review. Vol.4 Journal library 12-13, 22
The Independent Review - Trackers at the National Newspaper cutting archive
Flyer advertising The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus at the National Theatre Flyer archive
Article by Edith Hall - Spirits of the rubbish dump Photocopy archive
Alcestis on the British stage Photocopy archive 304-305
Plays Five: The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus; Square Rounds Book library 87-148
JACT Review. No.10 (Autumn 1991) Journal library 19
Omnibus. Issue 19 (March 1990) Journal library 3 f
Omnibus. Issue 18 (November 1989) Journal library 7
Art Carnuntum Theater Kunst Geschichte Wein Kultur Poster archive
Plays International. Vol.19.7 (April/May 2004) Journal library 17
Playbill -The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Playbill archive
Jocelyn Herbert: A Theatre Workbook Book library
Playbill - The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus Playbill archive

How to cite this production

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (1990 - 1991), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/2141 <7 December 2019>