The Monday Play - Oedipus The King


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Sophocles's masterpiece directed for radio by Peter Hall with the cast of the Royal National Theatre production.

Translated and adapted by Ranjit Bolt. With Alan Howard as the man who unwittingly brings destruction upon himself and his family. All the other members of the company, including the named characters, play the Chorus. With John Baxter , Suzanne Bertish (Jocasta), Jean-Benoit Blanc , Helen Bourne , Christian Burgess , Christopher Campbell , Michael Carter (Priest of Zeus), Tamsin Dives,

Pip Donaghy (Creon), Peter Gordon (Old shepherd), Sophie Grimmer , Greg Hicks (Tiresias), Colin Hurley , Jeffrey Kissoon , Kathleen McGoldrick , Tanya Moodie , Simon Scott (Messenger from Corinth),

Graham Sinclair , Jennie Stoller and Clare Swinburne. Music performed by Martin Allen ,

Michael Gregory , Steve Foster , Kirsten Spratt , Judith Kleinman. Original music by Judith Weir

Repeated Easter Day 7.30pm on Radio 3 as part of a double bill with Oedipus at Cofonus

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Unknown: Peter Hall

Adapted By: Ranjit Bolt

Unknown: Alan Howard

Unknown: John Baxter

Unknown: Suzanne Bertish

Unknown: Jean-Benoit Blanc

Unknown: Helen Bourne

Unknown: Christian Burgess

Unknown: Christopher Campbell

Unknown: Michael Carter

Unknown: Pip Donaghy

Unknown: Peter Gordon

Unknown: Sophie Grimmer

Unknown: Greg Hicks

Unknown: Colin Hurley

Unknown: Jeffrey Kissoon

Unknown: Kathleen McGoldrick

Unknown: Tanya Moodie

Unknown: Simon Scott

Unknown: Graham Sinclair

Unknown: Jennie Stoller

Unknown: Clare Swinburne.

Unknown: Martin Allen

Unknown: Michael Gregory

Unknown: Steve Foster

Unknown: Kirsten Spratt

Unknown: Judith Kleinman.

Music By: Judith Weir