Electra (1965)

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Start date: 
29 November 1965
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Broadcast on the BBC Third Programme, where it was repeated twice in February 1966. Selected for excellence of cast and production at the BBC's Drama Annual Review.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Eileen Atkins Actor Electra
John Beckett Composer
John Beckett Conductor
Kate Binchy Actor Third Chorus
Robert Harris Actor Tutor
Denys Hawthorne Actor Peasant
Peggy Marshall Actor Second Chorus
Ian McKellan Actor Orestes
Mary Morris Actor Queen Clytemnestra
Mary O'Farrell Actor First Chorus
Hector Ross Actor Voice of Castor
John Tydeman Producer
Gary Watson Actor Pylades
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Greek drama productions / translations by David Thompson Correspondence archive
Electra Print-out archive
Electra Newspaper cutting archive

How to cite this production

Electra (1965), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/3276 <18 June 2024>