Oedipus at Colonus (1959)

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Start date: 
17 March 1959
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Production notes: 
Broadcast on BBC Third Programme, and repeated on 22 October 1962 as part of the World Theatre series on the Home Service.
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Judy Bailey Actor Ismene
Norman Claridge Actor Stranger
Philip Cunningham Actor Chorus
William G. Devlin (1911-1987) Actor Theseus
Val Gielgud (1900-1981) Director
John Gielgud Actor Oedipus
Malcolm Hayes Actor Polyneices
Carleton Hobbs Actor Leader of the Chorus
John Hotchkis Composer
Malcolm Keen Actor Creon
Godfrey Kenton Actor Chorus
Colette King Chorus Direction
Will Leighton Actor Chorus
Duncan McIntyre Actor Chorus
Edgar Norfolk Actor Chorus
Frank Partington Actor Chorus
Joan Plowright Actor Antigone
Robert Sansom Actor Chorus
Gabriel Woolf Actor Messenger
Venue Festival Dates Notes
unknown venue (England)

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Oedipus at Colonus (1959), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/5680 <15 April 2024>