TitleThe Oedipus Plays
AuthorSophocles
Author TwoBolt, Ranjit (translation)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night9/7/1996
Press Night9/17/1996
Closing Night11/30/1996
Performance Length3 hours (including 20 minute interval)
Number of Performances50
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE116640Baxter; JohnMember of the company
ROLE116641Bertish; SuzanneJocasta / Messenger
ROLE116642Blanc; Jean-BenoitMember of the company
ROLE116643Bourne; HelenMember of the company / An Elder of Colonus
ROLE116644Burgess; ChristianMember of the company / Theseus
ROLE116645Campbell; ChristopherMember of the company
ROLE116646Carter; MichaelPriest of Zeus / Member of the company
ROLE116647Dives; TamsinMember of the company
ROLE116648Donaghy; PipCreon
ROLE116649Gordon; PeterOld Shepherd / Member of the company
ROLE116650Grimmer; SophieMember of the company
ROLE116651Hicks; GregTiresias / Polynices
ROLE116652Howard; AlanOedipus
ROLE104039Hurley; ColinMember of the company
ROLE116653Kissoon; JefferySecond Messenger / Member of the company
ROLE116654McGoldrick; KathleenMember of the company
ROLE116655Moodie; TanyaMember of the company / Antigone
ROLE116656Scott; SimonMessanger from Corinth / Member of the company
ROLE116657Sinclair; GrahamMember of the company
ROLE116658Stoller; JennieMember of the company / Hymn to Colonus
ROLE116659Swinburne; ClareMember of the company / Ismene
ROLE116660Beney; CharlieChild
ROLE116661Mosley; PennyChild
ROLE115208Smyth; ChloeChild
ROLE110504Wilde; KirstieChild
ROLE146767Allen; MartinMusic Director / Percussion
ROLE106387Gregory; MichaelPercussion
ROLE116278Foster; SteveFlute
ROLE116639Spratt; KirstenFlute
ROLE108115Kleinman; JudithDouble Bass
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103726Sophocles (c496-406/5 BC)Playwright
ROLE103467Bolt; RanjitTranslator
ROLE116630Fotopoulos; DionysisDesigner
ROLE114203Henderson; MarkLighting
ROLE109959Weir; JudithMusic
ROLE116632Keegan-Dolan; MichaelMovement Director
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE105782Groothuis; PaulSound
ROLE106046Hall; ErnestStage Manager
ROLE104555Greaves; PaulAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE105841Lloyd; Emma BAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE108134Gosney; AnnieProduction Manager
ROLE104626Bissett; AngelaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE107890Hargreaves; WillAssistant to the Designer
ROLE116634Pople-Parali; TinaMask Maker (King) / Assistant to the Designer
ROLE116635Hallam; VickiMask Maker (Colonus)
ROLE116636Vans-Colina; KevinAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE109020Roberts; LucyCostume Supervisor
ROLE116637Jones; FizzAssistant Costume Supervisor
ROLE116638Titmuss; AllanProduction Photographer
ROLE128512Hall; Sir; Peter (1930-)Director
ROLE117300Banks; ShimaProgramme Designer
ROLE117662Nealon; FrankStaff Director
ROLE117265Nelson; JeannetteAssistant Voice Coach
ROLE110078Richardson; TomAssistant Production Manager
ROLE117302Mayhew; MichaelDesigner of Poster and Programme Cover
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/PP/1/3/204The Oedipus Plays17 September 1996Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/1/428bThe Oedipus Plays1996Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/1/428aThe Oedipus Plays1996Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/3/467The Oedipus Plays1996Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/5/321The Oedipus Plays1996Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/614The Oedipus PlaysAugust 1994 - June 1998Press Production Review Files
RNT/SM/2/4/103The Oedipus Plays1996Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PO/3/1/100The Oedipus Plays1996Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/E/3/4/21'Unmasking Oedipus'1996Other Publications
RNT/CO/1/362The Oedipus Plays1996Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/3/178Production news from the Royal National Theatre12 April 1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/210Peter Hall to direct The Oedipus Plays - 'Oedipus the King' and 'Oedipus at Colonus' c.1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/206Press pack for The Oedipus Plays, Epidaurus, 1996c.1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/1/6/309The Oedipus Plays30 August 1996Touring programmes
RNT/PP/2/3/181The Oedipus Plays17 September 1996Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/2/3/180The Oedipus Plays17 September 1996Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/3/1/1919961996NT Production related printwork
RNT/R/1/4/3/99The Oedipus Plays1996Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/2/98The Oedipus Plays1996Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/SO/2/1/26The Oedipus Plays29 October 1996Master Recordings
RNT/SO/2/2/26The Oedipus Plays29 October 1996Viewing Recordings
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