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BBC R3 Production – Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus At Colonus’

BBC R3 – Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus At Colonus’
Adapted by Ranjit Bolt from his own translation
Music by Judith Weir
Produced by Peter Hall and Peter Kavanagh
Broadcast March 30,1997
Coded from tape at 128/44.1
A bit hissy in places, but readily audible throughout

This is the Peter Hall/National Theatre’s production

The second of Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus Plays’ – it follows on
from Oedipus Tyrannus (King Oedipus).
Now blind, As he prepares for death, Oedipus justifies his
patricide and maternal incest: ‘I acted in ignorance, and I
was only obeying fate’.

Jean Blanc
Colin Hurley
Alan Howard
Suzanne Bertish
Peter Gordon
Jeffery Kissoon
Jennie Stoller
John Baxter
Pip Donaghy
Greg Hicks
Tamsin Dives
Michael Carter
Simon Scott
Helen Bourne
Tanya Moodie
Clare Swinburne
Graham Sinclair
Sophie Grimmer
Christian Burgess
Kathleen Mcgoldrick
Christopher Campbell

Judith Weir
Steve Foster
Michael Allen
Kirsten Spratt
Judith Kleinman
Michael Gregory

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