Oedipus Tyrannos; Oedipus at Kolonos; Antigone.

Timberlake Wertenbaker's translation of Sophocles's trilogy of three passionate and tragic tales of bloody deeds, family feuds, justice, power and fate.

Oedipus....John Lynch

Jocasta....Fiona Shaw

Kreon....Michael Feast

Teiresias....Kenneth Cranham

Antigone....Nadine Marshal

Ismene....Vinette Robinson

Theseus....Jude Akuwudike

Polyneikes....William Ash

Haimon....Adrian Bower

Messenger from Corinth ? Russell Dixon

Chorus....Brigit Forsyth, Deborah Mcandrew, James Nickerson, Sarah Parks, Stuart Richman and Declan Wilson

Singer/oboist....Belinda Sykes

Percussionist....Martin Allen

Original music by Gary Yershon.

Director Nadia Molinari


Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20061210 (Radio 3)

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