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Oedipus, The Tyrant

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  • Drámadóir

    Lord Longford 

  • Athchóirithe/ Aistrithe ó

    Sophocles 

  • Nótaí Faoin Údar

    Translated by Lord Longford.

  • Suíomh

    Thebes, in front of the palace of Oedipus.

  • Nótaí

    Chants arranged by Christopher Casson from Gaelic sources.

  • Achoimre

    Sophocles' classic tragedy begins with a horrific plague afflicting the city of Thebes. King Oedipus asks the Oracle of Delphi for help who tells him that he must expel from Thebes the infamous one, who has angered the Gods. Oedipus asks the prophet Teiresias to tell him the name of this man. The man of course is Oedipus himself.

  • Cinéal Dráma

    Athchóiriú/Aistriúchán

    Líon na Míreanna

    Dráma Fada

  • Méid na Fóirne ( Fireann)

    18

  • Méid na Fóirne (Baineann)

    9

  • Eolas Faoin bhFoireann

    Two actors play dual roles.

CÉAD LÉIRIÚ

Foireann An Chéad Léirithe  
Teiresias Christopher Casson
Servant of Oedipus Christopher Casson
Attendants, and People of Thebes Doreen Keogh
Kreon Prince of Thebes Ronald Ibbs
Chorus of Theban Elders Dan O'Connell(2)
Attendants, and People of Thebes Doris Finn
Chorus of Theban Elders Cecil Brock
Chorus of Theban Elders Hamlyn Benson
Iokasta Moya Devlin
Chorus of Theban Elders Michael Ripper
Priest of Zeus John Biggerstaff
Messenger from Corinth John Biggerstaff
Ismene Pauline Clarke
An aged herdsman John Kelly (1)
Attendants, and People of Thebes Jack Gallagher
Attendants, and People of Thebes John Graven Hughes
Attendants, and People of Thebes Noel Delaney
Dancer Christine Du Boulay
Dancer Sara Payne
Dancer Eileen Kane
Attendants, and People of Thebes Ursula Fogarty
Antigone Stella Walsh
Oedipus Anew McMaster
Chorus of Theban Elders Luke McLoughlin
Chorus of Theban Elders Diarmuid Tuohy
Attendants, and People of Thebes Jim Phelan
Attendants, and People of Thebes Stephen Brennan (2)
Foireann Léirithe  
Gerald Pringle (1)
Sara Payne
Ceoltóir Gretta Smith
Ceoltóir Alice Brough
Ceoltóir Margaret McNamee
Léirithe ag John Izon
Bainisteoir Lord Longford
Rúnaí Maureen Naish-Gray

EOLAS FAOI CHEARTA

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FOINSE EOLAIS

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.