Thyestes

Cast: 6-8m (larger cast possible)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 58 pages ISBN: 9781854596505Publication Date:
29 Jun 2001
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 58 pages ISBN: 9781780013626Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
Royal Court Theatre, London, 1994

Thyestes

By Seneca Translated by Caryl Churchill

Paperback £9.99£7.99

EPUB £9.99£7.99

A violent tragedy by a contemporary of Nero, in a faithful and uncut translation by one of our leading dramatists.

Atreus, Agamemnon's father, takes revenge on his brother Thyestes by murdering Thyestes's sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner.

Thyestes is also published in Caryl Churchill Plays: Three

Press Quotes

'a bleakly eloquent new translation... leaves you deeply impressed'

Sunday Times

'It is a sign of Ms Churchill's success that, without rubbing in any parallels, her version constantly prompts thoughts... of the ethics of revenge, of the latest reports from Rwanda, of what has happened in its time on all five continents'

Sunday Telegraph

'The effect is cold-bloodedly illuminating'

Independent on Sunday

Cast: 6-8m (larger cast possible)

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 58 pages ISBN: 9781854596505Publication Date:
29 Jun 2001
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 58 pages ISBN: 9781780013626Publication Date:
20 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Caryl Churchill:

A Mouthful of Birds
Ding Dong the Wicked
Glass. Kill. Bluebeard. Imp.
Light Shining in Buckinghamshire
Traps
Caryl Churchill Plays: Four
Cloud Nine
Pigs and Dogs
Best Play Nominees - BUNDLE DEAL
Caryl Churchill Plays: Five
The Skriker
Not Not Not Not Not Enough Oxygen
Three More Sleepless Nights
Mad Forest
Hotel
Love and Information
The After-Dinner Joke
Three Short Plays
Icecream
Here We Go
A Number
Bliss
The Hospital at the Time of the Revolution
A Number (2015 edition)
This is a Chair
The Judge's Wife
Caryl Churchill: Shorts
Far Away
Drunk Enough To Say I Love You?
Escaped Alone
Abortive
Caryl Churchill Plays: Three
Lovesick
Lives of the Great Poisoners
Schreber's Nervous Illness
Seagulls
Hot Fudge
A Dream Play
Seven Jewish Children
Beautiful Eyes
Blue Heart
War and Peace Gaza Piece
Tickets are Now On Sale

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