Alcestis (2000)

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14 September 2000
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23 September 2000
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Rachel Jane Allen Actor Maid / Vulture
David Beckford Actor Chorus 2 / Prometheus
Andrew Cryer Actor Admetos
Brian Harris Lighting Designer
David Hounslow Actor Death / Heracles
Ted Hughes Writer
Frank Moorey Actor Pheres / God
Conrad Nelson Composer
Conrad Nelson Assistant Director
Sarah Parks Actor Maid
Adrian Rees Designer
Barrie Rutter Director
Barrie Rutter Actor Apollo
Tom Silburn Actor Lichas
Adam Sunderland Actor Iolaus
Joanne Thirsk Actor Alcestis
Andrew Vincent Actor Chorus 1
Andy Wear Actor Servant
Andrew Whitehead Actor Chorus 3
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Poet's last play gets homely opening Newspaper article archive
Art Zone: recording of review of Alcestis Videotape archive
Programme note to Ted Hughes' version of Euripides' Alcestis Essay archive
Beasts and monsters, expertly handled Newspaper cutting archive
Alcestis Newspaper article archive
Pennines premiere for Hughes Newspaper article archive
Ted's swan-song gets a rough ride Newspaper article archive
Alcestis - Dean Clough, Halifax Newspaper article archive
Alcestis - Halifax Newspaper article archive
From Athens to Halifax, via Ted Hughes Newspaper article archive
Unpublished Hughes poem to raise cash for cancer fight Newspaper article archive
Alcestis by Ted Hughes Flyer archive
Alcestis by Ted Hughes Programme archive
Alcestis by Ted Hughes Bookmark archive
Ghosts laid from beyond the grave Photocopy archive
Behind every great man Newspaper article archive
Keeping a distance from Euripides Photocopy archive
Ted Hughes's last play Photocopy archive
Cheating death is a fine finale Photocopy archive
Alcestis Photocopy archive
Last words and enigma variations Photocopy archive
Theatre Photocopy archive
Rescued by the magic of Ted Hughes Newspaper article archive
Lasting legacy of passionate poetry Photocopy archive
Alcestis Photocopy archive
Dying poet's final tour de force Photocopy archive
Upbeat echo of tragic love Photocopy archive
Costumes give cynical edge to 'tragedy' Photocopy archive
Alcestis, Soho Theatre Photocopy archive
Alcestis Photocopy archive
Alcestis Photocopy archive
Poet's confidence is fully justified Newspaper article archive
Company triumphs with a labour of love Photocopy archive
Benedict Nightingale's choice: Alcestis Photocopy archive
Alcestis Photocopy archive
Theatre: Robert Tanitch Photocopy archive
Last chance Photocopy archive
Ted Hughes takes a final bow Print-out archive
Alas poor theatre critic Newspaper article archive
Northern light [interview with Barrie Rutter] Newspaper cutting archive
Please do it for Ted, she said, and he has [interview with Barrie Rutter] Print-out archive
Greek with a Yorkshire accent Newspaper article archive
A Greek chorus of lyrical lament Newspaper article archive
Sibling revelry Newspaper article archive
Catastrophe recast Newspaper article archive
Joanne Thirsk and Andrew Cryer in Alcestis Photocopy archive
53 years on, another Alcestis Letter to the editor archive
Laureate's play opens Newspaper article archive
Wounds and the artist: Ted Hughes and Greek drama Print-out archive
UK regional guide Photocopy archive
In giants' footsteps Print-out archive
Plays International. Vol.16.3 (December 2000 / January 2001) Journal library 24
Omnibus. Issue 43 (January 2002) Journal library 22-24 2455
Alcestis on the British stage Photocopy archive 281, 304-308
Alcestis reviewed on Nightwaves, BBC Radio 3, 18 September 2000 Audiotape archive
Alcestis Audiotape archive
Dionysus Since 69: Greek Tragedy at the Dawn of the Third Millennium Book library 411
Greek up North: a study of Northern Broadsides' productions of ancient drama Thesis library
Theorising Performance Book library 210-213 E. Ioannidou, 'From Translation to Performance Reception' She talks about Hughes' translation.

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