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World Drama


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Electra by SOPHOCLES (496-406 BC) translated by E. F. WATLING
Music specially composed by CHRISTOS PITTAS with Sarah Bade ), Barbara Jefford Anna Cropper , Peter Marinker and John Turner
' Imagine what it means to see, day after day,
Aegisthus sitting in my father's chair, wearing
The clothes he wore, pouring the same libations
At the attar where he killed him: and, last outrage
The murderer going to his bed with her -
Must I still call her mother? - with his mistress.'
Before the House of Agamemnon, now the house of Aegisthus, at Mycenae.
The Singers:
Few problems with Electra: page 5


Translated By: E. F. Watling
Composed By: Christos Pittas
Unknown: Sarah Bade
Unknown: Barbara Jefford
Unknown: Anna Cropper
Unknown: Peter Marinker
Unknown: John Turner
Singers: Rosemary Hardy
Singers: Linda Hurst
Unknown: Anne Collis
Unknown: John Leach
Unknown: Judith Pearce
Producer: Martin Jenkins
The Old Man: Malcolm Hayes
Orestes: Peter Marinker
Electra: Sarah Badel
First Chorus: Cherry Morris
Second Chorus: Margaret Robertson
Third Chorus: Anne Jameson
Fourth Chorus: Kate Coleridge
Fifth Chorus: Eva Haddon
Chrysothemis: Anna Cropper
Clytaemnestra: Barbara Jefford
Aegisthus: John Turner

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