Electra (1909)

Original id: 
Start date: 
15 July 1909
End date: 
16 December 1909
Degree of relationship to ancient play: 
Original language
Production notes: 
Performed at Royal Court three times 15, 16, and 17 July; then single performance of same production later that year on 16 December at Aldwych Theatre. July performances were given in celebration of the College's 60th anniversary. An acting version of the play, with a translation by Lewis Campbell was on sale at each performance. Performances were given in aid of the Bedford College Building and Endowment Fund.
Media of production: 
Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
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Information related to this production

Script Author(s)
Elektra Sophocles AKA Sophokles
Person Role Notes
Granville Bantock Composer
E L Calkin Actor Electra
G. R. Foss Director
J. C. Ledward Actor Orestes
E Strudwick Actor Clytemnestra
Gerald Warre Cornish Actor Elder (tutor/attendant of Orestes)
I M Williams Actor Chrysothemis
Venue Festival Dates Notes
Aldwych Theatre (London, Greater London, England) 16 December, 1909
Royal Court Theatre, Court Theatre (London, Greater London, England) 15 July, 1909 to 17 July, 1909

How to cite this production

Electra (1909), accessed at http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/productions/production/9102 <18 June 2024>