Persians (1939)

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Start date: 
1 January 1939
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Production notes: 
The stage première of Murray's (as yet unpublished) translation, rehearsed from the galley-proofs. This production was inspired by the BBC Radio production of the play broadcast in April 1939 (ID 463).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Jimmy Bell Actor Messenger
Christopher Burton Actor Chorus Leader
Richard Greene Actor Xerxes
Dorothy Henley Actor Atossa
Godfrey Kenton Producer
Peter Thorburn Actor Darius
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Worcester College (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England) in the Fellows' garden
Source Format Location if held at the APGRD Pagination
Aeschylus: The Persians Book archive
Letter from Peter Thorburn to David Gowen Correspondence archive

How to cite this production

Persians (1939), accessed at <15 June 2024>