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The Persians


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by Aeschylus
A new translation by David Rudkin
with Donald Wolfit, Mary Morris, Patrick Wymark, Maurice Denham and John Justin

(Patrick Wymark is appearing at the Mermaid Theatre; John Justin is in "As You Like It" at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London)


Author: Aeschylus
Translation by: David Rudkin
Music specially composed by: John Buckund
Orchestra conducted by: Peter Gellhorn
Producer: Richard Imison
Atossa, the Dowager Empress: Mary Morris
A Messenger: Patrick Wymark
Ghost of the Emperor Darius: Donald Wolfit
Xerxes, Emperor of Persia: John Justin
Chorus Leader: Maurice Denham
First Senator: Denys Blakelock
Second Senator: Rolf Lefebvre
Chorus: Basil Jones
Chorus: Alan Barry
Chorus: Harold Reese

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