TitleThe Oresteia
AuthorAeschylus
Author TwoHarrison, Tony (in a version by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night11/20/1981
Press Night11/28/1981
Closing Night6/24/1982
Performance Length5 hours (including intervals)
AwardsSydney Edwards Award for Best Direction
Number of Performances65
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE123628Baker; SeanChorus
ROLE123629Bamber; DavidChorus
ROLE123630Carter; James Chorus
ROLE123631Davies; TimothyChorus
ROLE123632Dawson; PeterChorus
ROLE123633Donaghy; PhilipChorus
ROLE123634Gartland; RogerChorus
ROLE123635Hayes; JamesChorus
ROLE123636Hicks; GregChorus
ROLE123637Ireland; KennyChorus
ROLE123638Lynch; AlfredChorus
ROLE123639Normington; JohnChorus
ROLE123640Robinson; TonyChorus
ROLE123641Roper; DavidChorus
ROLE123642Rutter; BarrieChorus
ROLE123643Thomas; MichaelChorus
ROLE123651Bellairs; NigelAnti-chorus
ROLE123652Bond; MarkAnti-chorus
ROLE123653Garfield; MartinAnti-chorus
ROLE123654Gerald; PeterAnti-chorus
ROLE123655Gill; JohnAnti-chorus
ROLE123656Haigh; ColinAnti-chorus
ROLE123657Hale; PeterAnti-chorus
ROLE123658Howard; RobertAnti-chorus
ROLE123659Pountney; GrahamAnti-chorus
ROLE123660Ralph; RobertAnti-chorus
ROLE123661Rutherford; NormanAnti-chorus
ROLE123662Southwick; LeslieAnti-chorus
ROLE123663Williams; GlennAnti-chorus
ROLE123664Williams; RichardAnti-chorus
ROLE142086Acton; DavidAnti-chorus
ROLE142087Anthony; MartinAnti-chorus
ROLE142088Grantham; JohnAnti-chorus
ROLE123644Bennett; MalcolmPercussion
ROLE142089Mason; BenPercussion
ROLE106135Tunstall; HelenHarp
ROLE123646Allam; RoryWind
ROLE123647Harle; JohnWind
ROLE123648Rae; JimWind
ROLE141866Limbrick; SimonPercussion
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103989Aeschylus (525/4-456/5 BC)Writer
ROLE104571Harrison; Tony (1937-)Adaptor
ROLE105023Birtwistle; Sir; Harrison (1934-)Music
ROLE123649Soothill; ArthurInstrument Design
ROLE123650Ackerman; BrianInstrument Design
ROLE123665Fryer; PeterProgramme writer
ROLE104654Clark; NobbyProduction Photographer
ROLE104730Jenkinson; SueAssistant Designer
ROLE111773Bury; John (1925-2000)Lighting Designer
ROLE116204Hopps; StuartMovement Director
ROLE106772Mackintosh; KennethStaff Director
ROLE123666Hanson; CharlieAssistant Director
ROLE123668Bennett; MalcolmMusic Director
ROLE123669Mason; BenMusic Assistant
ROLE123670Manning; JaneVoice
ROLE106097Cass Jones; MichaelProduction Manager
ROLE105038Beattie; RosemaryStage Manager
ROLE104649Rowland; BrewyeenDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE115246Macfarlane; JillAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE122384Peek; RebeccaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115247Speechley; TimothyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115248Walmsley; LesleyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE105031Green; RicSound
ROLE123671West; JennyAssistant Designer (Masks)
ROLE107664Taylor; MarkAssistant Production Manager
ROLE111008McLeish; PaulAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE128512Hall; Sir; Peter (1930-)Director
ROLE103792Bryant; CourtneyDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE104739Herbert; JocelynDesigner / Costumes
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/PP/2/3/51The Oresteia28 November 1981Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/4/1/245The OresteiaJanuary 1982 - December 1983Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/2/9/15The Making of The OresteiaMarch 1983Exhibition Posters
RNT/SM/1/197The Oresteia1981Prompt Scripts
RNT/SM/2/4/33The Oresteia1981Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PO/5/104The Oresteia1981Set Photographs
RNT/PL/3/681NT25: 1981 (The Oresteia)10 May 2001Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/PP/5/105The Oresteia1981Rehearsal Photographs
JH/3/45bSketchbook 1981-1982Notebooks and Sketchbooks
RNT/PR/4/1/244The OresteiaAugust 1981 - July 1984Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/3/62The Oresteia28 November 1981Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/1/3/63The Oresteia28 November 1981Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/2/3/52The Oresteia28 November 1981Olivier Posters
JH/1/56Harrison, Tonyc1990Indexed files
JH/1/72Oresteia plans/research/TV Indexed files
JH/1/95Timon of Athensc1981-1988Indexed files
JH/2/27/1'Greek Theatre Masks - The Getty'2002Masks
JH/2/26Magazines1971-1986Un-indexed files
JH/2/53/9General correspondence 1982-19891982-1989'Personal Correspondence'
JH/2/63/6'G'1999-2002Concertina folder
JH/5/42Working masks - The Oresteiac1980Models
JH/3/10Notebook 1990Notebooks and Sketchbooks
JH/3/29Notebook 2001-2002Notebooks and Sketchbooks
JH/5/13'The Oresteia'c1981Models
JH/9/8Sandra Lousada NegativesPhotographic material
JH/4/65The Oresteia 1981Design drawings
JH/1/73Oresteia Television/Oresteia ground plans and researchc1980sIndexed files
JH/9/1/22'Baal Phoenix Mother Courage Old Vic Galileo NT [National Theatre] Good Woman of Setzuan RCT [Royal Court Theatre] Oresteia NT and Delphi'c1960s-1980sAlbums
JH/6/1/22Aeschylus - OresteiaJuly 1980Production scripts
JH/5/43Mask mouldsc1980Models
JH/9/1/24'The Oresteia - Greece'c1981Albums
JH/9/2/17The Oresteia1981Productions
JH/13/1Programmes - Herbert designed productions1956-1992Programmes
JH/3/36Notebook c1981Notebooks and Sketchbooks
JH/9/1/12'Oresteia workshop'c1981Albums
JH/12/13Portfolio - newc1964-1995Portfolios and non-production artworks
JH/2/35/29'Oresteia'c1980-1982Research
JH/9/2/6Various productions c1959-1981Productions
JH/13/2Programmes - non- Herbert designed productionsc1950s-2000Programmes
JH/2/24Letters1977-1998Un-indexed files
JH/7/4The Oresteia 1981Costumes
RNT/PR/3/195The Oresteia1981Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PO/3/1/36The Oresteia1981Olivier Production Office Show Files
JH/9/1/5'Oresteia'1981Albums
JH/10/19Diary - 1981Jan- Dec 1981Diaries
JH/3/45aSketchbook 1981-1982Notebooks and Sketchbooks
RNT/CO/1/139The Oresteia1981Costume Department Production Files
JH/9/10National Theatre memorial exhibition photographs2004Photographic material
RNT/PR/2/2/67The Oresteia for the 15,000 seat amphitheatre at Epidaurus to open Athens Festival20 April 1982Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PR/2/2/46The Oresteia to open in Olivier in November7 September 1981Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/R/1/4/3PostcardsUndatedStationery
JH/3/45Sketchbook 1982Notebooks and Sketchbooks
JH/2/27/2'Sandra'c1968-2000Masks
RNT/PP/1/6/118The Oresteia18 June 1982Touring programmes
RNT/PP/3/1/419811981NT Production related printwork
RNT/R/1/4/3/131The Oresteia1981Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/2/31Oresteia1981Olivier Cast Lists
    Powered by CalmView© 2008-2022