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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' 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:

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

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