Oresteia Performance in March

London-based Theatre Lab will perform The Oresteia in Ted Hughes's translation

TheatreLab Flyer

From 28 February to 24 March, London-based Theatre Lab will perform The Oresteia in the version translated by Ted Hughes at Riverside Studios in London.

Dr Vanda Zajko, who contributed the classics chapter to The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes, will be giving one of the post-show talks.

Here's information from their flyer:

Theatre Lab Company


A Translation of Aeschylus' Trilogy of Plays by Ted Hughes

Directed by Anastasia Revi

Supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

Booking Information:

29 February – 24 March @ 7.30pm (except Sundays)
Matinees: 6, 8, 13, 15, 20 & 22 March @ 2pm

Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 9RL

Box Office:

Phone: 020 8237 1111


Tickets: £15 (£12 Concessions)
Groups 10+: £10
Schools: £10

Sacrifice. War. Victory. Troy has fallen. King Agamemnon returns, a hero with his trophy – a Trojan priestess. Crimes weigh heavily on him. A sumptuous welcome awaits him. A trap. His wife, Clytemnestra, and her lover, his cousin Aegisthus – both want revenge for past crimes. Duty calls for exiled Prince Orestes to avenge his father and cease the raging curse of Atreus.

Following their enormously successful production of Antigone (Riverside Studios 2010, International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama, Cyprus, 2011), TLC are back with their new production.

Press Quotes from Antigone:
Theatre Lab succeeded in recapturing the magic of this ancient art form (Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle, 2010)

The production was mesmerizing … fascinating, expansively dramatic … a worthy theatrical experience! (Cyprus Mail, 2011)