by Aeschylus
Translated by Louis MacNeice


Tower Theatre, Canonbury
May 18th - June 23rd, 1966

One of three plays on the theme of revenge (the other two being The Revenger's Tragedy by Cyril Tourneur and A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller), in repertory over a period of six weeks; a venture probably unique in the amateur theatre.
Also presented at Reading Arts Festival, June 20, 1966

Cast List

Watchman : James Kelly
Clytemnestra : Denyse Macpherson
Herald : Derek Mudie
Agamemnon : John Gordon or James Cockburn
Cassandra : Suzanne Doggett
Aegisthus : James Kelly
Chorus of Old Men of the City : Wilmot Bennitt, Tony Goodman, Harold Mellor, John Hope, John Pettengell, Hyam Gilbert, Tom Bewley, David Burns, Irving Lycett
Handmaidens : Dolly Wraight, Doreen Shafran, Jo Thackwray, Robbie Winterford
Soldiers : Robert Pennant Jones, Philip Warnett, Alan Smith, John Turner




Production Team

Director : Margery Withers
Set Design for the three plays : John Dorsett
Associate Designers : Frank Corkery, Bill Dudley and Sue Plummer
Lighting Design for the three plays : Marilyn Gold

Stage Manager : Pat Gunn ASMs : Tony Newman, Hazel Shipley-Headley, Marion Shadbolt, Lesley Lancaster, Susan Moya
Wardrobe : Jo Hall
Set construction for the three plays : Stanley Moles