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

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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:

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

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