Tantalus (2000 - 2001)

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Start date: 
21 October 2000
End date: 
19 May 2001
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Production notes: 
A cycle of plays based on the legends of the Trojan War, adapted from the original ten productions.
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Person Role Notes
John Barton Writer
Dionysis Fotopoulos Designer
Edward Hall Director
Peter Hall Director
Greg Hicks Actor Agamemnon / Priam
Colin Teevan Writer "additional text by"
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Tantalus (2000 - 2001), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/3768 <16 June 2024>