Alcestis (2001)

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Start date: 
11 November 2001
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Production notes: 
This, the radio première of Ted Hughes' text, was broadcast on BBC Radio 3. It was a radio version of the Northern Broadsides' production which was staged in 2000 (see ID 3172).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Rachel Jane Allen Actor Vulture
David Beckford Actor Chorus 2
Andrew Cryer Actor Admetos
David Hounslow Actor Death / Heracles
Ted Hughes Writer
Frank Moorey Actor Pheres / God
Conrad Nelson Composer
Conrad Nelson Instrumentalist
Sarah Parks Actor Maid
Susan Roberts Director
Barrie Rutter Actor Apollo / Voice / Prometheus
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
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)

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