Ajax (1934)

Original id: 
5260
Start date: 
1 January 1934
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Translation
Media of production: 
Stage-play
Languages: 
English

Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Stuart Evelyn Abbott Actor Menelaus
Thomas Fellowes Barker Actor Attendant
Thomas Fellowes Barker Manager
Francis Walter Ibbetson Barnes Composer
Francis Walter Ibbetson Barnes Actor Chorus Member
Oliver Sydney Bell Actor Chorus Member
James Alexander Brown Actor Odysseus
Peter John Ambrose Calvocoressi Actor Chorus Member
Fred Guthrie Carpenter Actor Chorus Member
Robert Kingston Davies Actor Ajax / Agamemnon, the latter a shared role
Bill Davies Actor Tecmessa, but strangely not in cast list: was there even a Tecmessa?
Robert Kingston Davies Director came back as a graduate to direct and act in this play
Robert Kingston Davies Translator some 120 lines of Campbell's translation were re-translated by Davies, who also cut 100 lines from the choral odes
Paul Henry Gore-Booth Actor Attendant
Richard Purdon Heppel in charge of pre-rehearsal readings
John Cecil Hope Actor Chorus Member
Sir Archibald Philip Hope Actor Attendant
Edmund Rawle Valpy Knox Actor Chorus Member
John Roger Inglesant Lee Actor Messenger
Henry Christopher Rainey Ludlow-Hewitt Actor Messenger
P. A. MacRory Actor Agamemnon, a shared role
R. J. Ross Actor Chorus Member
John Usborne Actor Chorus Member
Lawrence H. Waddy Actor Teucer / Athena

How to cite this production

Ajax (1934), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/5260 <20 April 2019>