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Hecuba

Written by

Euripides

and

Tony Harrison

Translated by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Euripides , Tony Harrison ~playauthor~Translated by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2005

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 1, Roles: Total (9), Female (3), Male (5), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
... by Tony Harrison, premiered at the Albery Theatre in March 2005 as part of the RSC’s London season. © Tony Harrison, 2005...

The Misanthrope

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 3, Roles: Total (11), Female (3), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...This version of Molière's Le Misanthrope was first produced by the National Theatre Company at the Old Vic, London, in February 1973...

The Kaisers of Carnuntum

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (5), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (0)

2

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Summary
...The Kaisers of Carnuntum was first performed in the roman amphitheatre at Petronell-Carnuntum, Austria, June 1995...

Square Rounds

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (10), Female (3), Male (6), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...How did the utopian promise of science lead to the release of chemical weapons? Written to be performed almost entirely by women, in verse, song and dance, Square Rounds explores a horrifying, awe-inspiring chain reaction which continues...

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus (Delphi)

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (1), Male (3), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
... In it Tony Harrison remakes the fragmentary text of a satyr play by Sophocles into an astringent comedy for our times, incorporating into the action the two Edwardian papyrologists who discovered the original. This edition contains the text as it was performed in Delphi....

The Labourers of Herakles

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (5), Female (0), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...The Labourers of Herakles was first performed on an excavated site intended for the New Theatre of the European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Greece, in August 1995...

Poetry or Bust

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 1996

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (4), Female (0), Male (3), Unassigned (1)

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Summary
...Poetry or Bust was first performed at Salts Mill, Saltaire, in September 1993...

Phaedra Britannica

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 2, Roles: Total (10), Female (5), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Phaedra Britannica (after Racine) was first performed by the National Theatre Company at the Old Vic in September 1975...

The Prince's Play

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2002

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 5, Scenes: 7, Roles: Total (24), Female (7), Male (17), Unassigned (0)

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Summary
...Tony Harrison’s radical reassessment of French Classical drama continues with Victor Hugo’s Le Roi s’amuse. The play was banned after only one performance in 1832 and became better known later as the basis for Rigoletto....

The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus

Written by

Tony Harrison

~playauthor~Written by~ Tony Harrison

Faber and Faber, 2004

Faber Drama

Playtext

Roles: Total (6), Female (1), Male (4), Unassigned (1)

4

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Summary
... In it Tony Harrison remakes the fragmentary text of a satyr play by Sophocles into an astringent comedy for our times, incorporating into the action the two Edwardian papyrologists who discovered the original. This edition contains the text as it was performed at the National Theatre....