Oedipus Tyrannus (1932)

Original id: 
Start date: 
15 June 1932
End date: 
20 June 1932
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Original language
Production notes: 
The last production of Greek drama by OUDS for many years. Women played the four Suppliants.
Media of production: 
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
John Langshaw Austin Designer programme cover
Michael Leonard Graham Balfour Prompter
M. W. Bennitt Actor Teiresias
J. S. Daniel Actor Coryphaeus
Robert Kingston Davies Actor Messenger from Corinth
William G. Devlin (1911-1987) Actor Oedipus
Richard Purdon Heppel Actor Jocasta
D. E. W. Kahn Actor Messenger from the Palace
Alan Ker Producer
W. J. Marshall Actor Creon
Gilbert Murray (1866-1975) Director
J. T. Reese Actor Shepherd
D. A. Routh Actor Priest of Zeus
Edward F. Scott-Snell Costume Designer costumes designed in "the Mycenean manner"
Archibald Duncan Wilson Actor Chorus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Magdalen College (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England) 14 June, 1932 to 19 June, 1932 in Magdalen Grove

How to cite this production

Oedipus Tyrannus (1932), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/4506 <16 July 2024>