Samson Agonistes [Drama On 3]


20081214By John Milton and adapted for radio and directed by John Tydeman.

A new production of Milton's dramatic poem, originally published in 1671, as part of Radio 3's celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the poet's birth.

Written in the form of a Greek tragedy, with the chorus commenting on the action, the play follows the biblical story of the blind Samson wreaking his revenge on the Philistines who have imprisoned him.

Samson....Iain Glen