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:

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

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