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The Oresteia
Aeschylus' classic trilogy of murder, revenge and justice.

Aeschylus' classic trilogy of murder, revenge and justice.

1. AGAMEMNON (broadcast on BBC Radio 3 12 January 2014)
translated by Simon Scardfield
Lesley Sharp ... Clytemnestra
Hugo Spear ... Agamemnon
Anamaria Marinca ... Cassandra
Karl Johnson ... Calchas
Sean Murray ... Aegisthus
Georgie Fuller ... Iphigenia
John Norton ... Herald
Adriana Festeu ... Singer

Chorus ... Arthur Hughes, Philip Jackson, Carolyn Pickles
Guards ... Steve Toussaint, Harry Jardine

Music performed by Alasdair Malloy, Stephen Webberley, Steven Whibley and the BBC Concert Orchestra

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

2. THE LIBATION BEARERS (broadcast on 19 January 2014)
translated by Ed Hime
Will Howard ... Orestes
Joanne Froggart ... Electra
Lesley Sharp ... Clytemnestra
Anamaria Marinca ... Cassandra
Sean Murray ... Aegisthus
Carolyn Pickles ... Cilissa
Joel MacCormack ... Pylades
Georgie Fuller ... Iphigenia
Adriana Festeu ... Singer

Chorus ... Sheila Reid, Amanda Lawrence, Carys Eleri
Servants ... Daviud Seddon, John Norton

Music performed by Alasdair Malloy, Stephen Webberley, Steven Whibley and the BBC Concert Orchestra

Directed by Marc Beeby

3. THE FURIES (broadcast on BBC Radio 3 26 January 2014)
translated by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Niamh Cusack ... Narrator
Polly Hemingway ... Alecto
Maureen Beattie ... Megaera
Carolyn Pickles ... Tisophone
Will Howard ... Orestes
Chipo Chung ... Athena
Joel MacCormack ... Apollo
Lesley Sharp ... Clytemnestra
Priyange Burford ... The Pythia
Carys Eleri ... The Girl
Sean Murray ... The Judge

Music performed by Alasdair Malloy, Stephen Webberley, Steven Whibley and the BBC Concert Orchestra

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

  1. Agamemnon (74.2Mb)
  2. The Libation Bearers (58.6Mb)
  3. The Furies (76.9Mb)

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