King Oedipus (1955 - 1956)

Original id: 
Start date: 
1 January 1955
End date: 
31 December 1956
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
Oedipus was played by James Mason in 1954 (ID 256) and by Douglas Campbell in the 1955 revival (ID 5875). The production was filmed in 1956 (ID 724).
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Douglas Campbell Actor Oedipus
Cedric Thorpe Davie Composer
Donald Davis Actor Tiresias
Robert Goodier Actor Creon
Tyrone Guthrie Director
Tanya Moiseiwitsch Designer
Eleanor Stuart Actor Jocasta
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Stratford Shakespearean Festival (Stratford, Ontario, Canada) performed in 1955 in the Festival tent, since the permanent building had not yet been constructed
Assembly Rooms (Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland) 2 September, 1956 to 6 September, 1956

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King Oedipus (1955 - 1956), accessed at <17 January 2021>