Thyestes
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
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:

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

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