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Timberlake Wertenbaker

Sunday 10 December 2006 18:30-22:30 (Radio 3)

The Thebans: Oedipus Tyrannos; Oedipus at Kolonos; Antigone.

Timberlake Wertenbaker's translation of Sophocles's trilogy of three passionate and tragic tales of bloody deeds, family feuds, justice, power and fate.

Duration:

4 hours

Playlist:

Oedipus ...... John Lynch
Jocasta ...... Fiona Shaw
Kreon ...... Michael Feast
Teiresias ...... Kenneth Cranham
Antigone ...... Nadine Marshal
Ismene ...... Vinette Robinson
Theseus ...... Jude Akuwudike
Polyneikes ...... William Ash
Haimon ...... Adrian Bower
Messenger from Corinth ?... Russell Dixon
Chorus ...... Brigit Forsyth, Deborah McAndrew, James Nickerson, Sarah Parks, Stuart Richman and Declan Wilson
Singer/oboist ...... Belinda Sykes
Percussionist ...... Martin Allen

Original music by Gary Yershon.

Director Nadia Molinari.




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