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The Agamemnon of Aeschylus

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Louis MacNeice 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Aeschylus 

  • Setting

    Argos

  • Synopsis

    Agamemnon, King of Argos, returns home from the Trojan War. Waiting for him is his wife, Clytemnestra, who has been planning his murder.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    Chorus also listed

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Agamemnon Robert Speaight
Clytaemnestra Veronica Turleigh
Watchman John Moody
Herald Francis Jamis
Cassandra Vivienne Bennett
Aegisthus Guy Spaull
Production Team  
Director Rupert Doone

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Higham Associates Limited

  • Address

    5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square,
    London W1F 9HA
    England

  • Phone

    44 - 20 - 7437 7888

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information from Times review