World Theatre Electra


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by Euripides

Translated from the Greek by DAVID THOMPSON

Music composed and conducted by JOHN BECKETT

Produced by JOHN TYDEMAN

Broadcast on Feb. 11. 1966 (Third)

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Unknown: David Thompson

Conducted By: John Beckett

Produced By: John Tydeman

Electra: Eileen Atkins

her brother, Orestes: Ian McKellen

her mother, Queen Clytaemnestra: Mary Morris

the Tutor: Robert Harris

Peasant, husband to Electra: Denys Hawthorne

Pylades, friend of Orestes: Gary Watson

First Chorus: Mary O'Farrell

Second Chorus: Peggy Marshall

Third Chorus: Kate Binchy

Voice of Castor: Hector Ross