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

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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' sons and serving their flesh up for their father's dinner.

Caryl Churchill's version of Seneca's play Thyestes was first staged at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London, in June 1994, in a production directed by James Macdonald.

Thyestes is also available in the collection 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:

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

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