Greek drama

A subject guide to ancient Greek drama on British television:

Aeschylus
Greek plays: The Serpent Son (BBC, 1979)
Postscript to The Serpent Son: Of Mycenae and Men (BBC, 1979)
Greek plays: the National Theatre’s The Oresteia (Channel 4, 1983)
The Angry Gods, comprising Iphigenia at Aulis, Oresteia and The Winter’s Tale (A-R for ITV Schools, 1961)

Sophocles
Greek plays: Sophocles’ Electra (A-R for ITV, 1962)
Greek Plays: King Oedipus (BBC, 1972)
Greek plays: Sophocles’ Electra (BBC, 1974)
Greek plays: Oedipus the King (BBC / The Open University, 1977)
Greek plays: Philoctetes (BBC Schools, 1961-62)
Greek plays: Oedipus the King, part 1 of The Theban Plays (BBC, 1986)
Greek plays: Oedipus at Colonus, part 2 of The Theban Plays (BBC, 1986)
Greek plays: Antigone, part 3 of The Theban Plays (BBC, 1986)

Euripides
Greek plays: Women of Troy (BBC, 1958)
Greek plays: viewing Women of Troy (BBC, 1958)
Greek plays: Iphigenia at Aulis (BBC, 1990)
The Angry Gods, comprising Iphigenia at Aulis, Oresteia and The Winter’s Tale (A-R for ITV Schools, 1961)
In Rehearsal: The Bacchae (BBC, 1969)
Greek plays: Medea (A-R for ITV Schools, 1963)

Aristophanes
Greek plays: Lysistrata (BBC, 1964)
Greek plays: Lysistrata redux (BBC, 1964)
The Clouds (BBC / The Open University, 1971)

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