Agamemnon (1950)

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Start date: 
20 March 1950
End date: 
25 March 1950
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Production notes: 
On Friday 10 March 1950, 6.30pm, a radio talk by the Director of the British Institute was broadcast on the 'Rediffusion network' about Agamemnon and Greek Drama generally, to tie in with the upcoming BI production. An article about the play printed in the Times of Malta on 9 March 1950 p.9 (item ID: 16362) states "Prof. Gilbert Murray [...] has taken a personal interest in the production and given valuable advice".
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Information related to this production

Person Role Notes
Charles Arrigo Actor Chorus
Francis Bencini Actor Chorus
Francis Bernard Actor Chorus
Major Alec Cathcart Bruce Producer Director
Michael Calascione Actor Chorus
Faith Flynn Actor Cassandra
Francis Laferla Actor Chorus
Helen Laybourne Producer Director
Adrian Mercieca Actor Chorus
Victor Mercieca Actor Agamemnon
George Mifsud Actor Chorus
Gilbert Murray (1866-1975) Academic Adviser "Adviser" maybe over-statement; brief correspondence between Murray and Alec Cathcart Bruce
Angela O'Shea Actor Clytemnestra
Lewis Portelli Actor Herald
Raphael Simpson Actor Aegistus
Venue Festival Dates Notes
The British Institute (Valletta, Malta) 20 March, 1950

How to cite this production

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