TitleThe Oresteia: The Daughters of Darkness
Author TwoHughes, Ted (new version)
VenueCottesloe Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night11/18/1999
Press Night12/1/1999
Closing Night4/1/2000
Performance Length3 hours, 10 minutes (including 15 minute interval)
Number of Performances35
Performer Roles
ROLE124790Baur; LilloElectra / Cassandra / Nurse
ROLE139189Bowman; RobertElder / Herald / Pylades / Hermes
ROLE139221Gould; MichaelElder / Agamenon / Apollo
ROLE139224Hilton; PaulWatchman / Elder / Orestes
ROLE139194Holding; MelissaPianist / Accordionist / Elder / Trojan Slave
ROLE124791Kweh; WendyNurse / Trojan Slave
ROLE124792Lievens; InekeNurse / Trojan Slave / Cilissa
ROLE124787Richardson; JoyNurse / Trojan Slave / Athena
ROLE124786Sighvats; AstaIphigenia / Trojan Slave
ROLE139230Townsend; JoeViolinist / Elder
ROLE124788Harcombe; SebastianAegisthus / Elder
ROLE139192Schlesinger; HelenNurse / Clytemnestra / Trojan Slave
Creative Roles
ROLE103989Aeschylus (525/4-456/5 BC)Writer
ROLE103882Hughes; Ted (1930-1998)Adaptor
ROLE103762Mitchell; KatieDirector
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE114595Mortimer; VickiDesigner
ROLE124774Edwards; Nigel J.Lighting Designer
ROLE115963Leslie; StruanMovement Director
ROLE115964Holding; MelissaMusic
ROLE124775Townsend; JoeMusic
ROLE124776Pleydell; ChrisVideo Designer
ROLE104724Barnes; JasonProduction Manager
ROLE108135Rankin; AlisonStage Manager
ROLE107803Barratt; HelenDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE106003Buchan; LotteAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE124777Hillyer; NeilAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106974Batory; LucAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE109150Grimshaw; Sarah-JaneProduction Assistant
ROLE109408Mauro; LynetteCostume Supervisor
ROLE124778Taplin; OliverGreek Drama Adviser
ROLE124779Alvarez; ChristinaAssistant to the Designer
ROLE144652Kyncl; Ivan (1953 - 2004)Production Photographer
RNT/PR/4/1/683The Oresteia: The Home GuardJanuary 1999 - May 2000Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/4/210bThe Oresteia: The Home Guard1 December 1999Cottesloe Programmes
RNT/PL/3/603Talkshow; Oresteia16 February 2000Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/PP/5/370The Oresteia: The Home Guard1999Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PP/1/4/210aThe Oresteia: The Home Guard1 December 1999Cottesloe Programmes
RNT/PP/2/4/221The Oresteia: The Home Guard15 February 2000Cottesloe Posters
RNT/SO/2/2/87The Oresteia: The Daughters of Darkness19 February 2000Viewing Recordings
RNT/SM/1/446The Oresteia: The Home Guard1999Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/3/529The Oresteia: The Home Guard1999Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/2/4/217The Oresteia: The Home Guard1 December 1999Cottesloe Posters
RNT/PP/2/6/270The Oresteia: The Home Guard and The Daughters of Darkness1999Other Venue Posters
RNT/SM/2/2/208The Oresteia: The Daughters of Darkness1999 - 2000Cottesloe Show Reports
RNT/PO/1/1/177bThe Oresteia: Daughters of Darkness1999 - 2000Cottesloe Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/1/1/177cThe Oresteia2000Cottesloe Production Office Show Files
RNT/E/3/3/150The Oresteia1999Background Packs
RNT/CO/1/403The Oresteia1999Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/3/284Production news from the Royal National Theatre19 July 1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/4/4Helen Schlesinger replaces Anastasia Hille in Katie Mitchell's production of 'The Oresteia'14 February 2000Press Releases 2000-2009
RNT/PR/2/3/298Production news from the Royal National Theatre6 December 1999Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/4/8Production news from the Royal National Theatre21 February 2000Press Releases 2000-2009
RNT/R/1/4/3/130The Daughters of Darkness1999Postcards
RNT/SO/2/1/85The Oresteia - The Daughters of Darkness19 February 2000Master Recordings
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