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:

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

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