Episodes
The annual Classics & English lecture given in May 2019: Isobel Hurst (Goldsmiths) discusses Edith Wharton and the Classics. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Published 06/03/19
Published 03/20/19
Published 03/19/19
Published 03/13/19
The Abbey Theatre's artistic director Wayne Jordan talks to Professor Fiona Macintosh, about his acclaimed 2015 production of Sophocles' Oedipus.
Published 05/03/17
Professor Ruth Webb (Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III), examines attitudes towards tragedy from the Second Sophistic to Late Antiquity An APGRD Public Lecture from November 2016
Published 01/10/17
Acclaimed playwright Frank McGuinness talks with Fiona Macintosh about his work adapting Greek tragedies for modern theatre, particularly Antigone and Medea. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Published 08/11/16
Theatre director Jonathan Kent discusses his work with Greek tragedies, including Medea with Diana Rigg in 1992-1994; Hecuba with Clare Higgins in 2004; and Oedipus with Ralph Fiennes in 2008 at the National Theatre. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/
Published 08/11/16
Director, Adele Thomas, and playwright / translator, Rory Mullarkey, talk about their production of Aeschylus' Oresteia at the Globe Theatre, London in 2015
Published 08/11/16
David Scourfield, of Maynooth University, discusses E. M. Forster's relationship with Greek tragedy in the APGRD's second, annual Classics and English Lecture
Published 08/10/16
Director Ian Rickson talks about his 2014 production of Sophocles' Electra at the Old Vic, London, starring Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra
Published 08/09/16
Playwright Marina Carr discusses her adaptation of Euripides' Hecuba, which premiered at the RSC in 2015, and her long-standing relationship with Greek Tragedy The event began with Marina reading from her new Hecuba, and unfortunately a microphone-failure means that this portion of the podcast is very faint. The audio quality significantly improves for the in-conversation section.
Published 08/09/16
Poet and playwright, Gwyneth Lewis discusses her relationship with Greek tragedy and her play Clytemnestra.
Published 08/09/16
Helen McCrory talks about her title role in the acclaimed 2014 production of Euripides' Medea at the National Theatre
Published 08/09/16