Thyestes

by Seneca, translated by Caryl Churchill
directed by Polly Findlay
Arcola Theatre, June 2009

For punishment
I leave you to your children

There is a curse on the house of Atreus. Coming home from the wilderness, Thyestes is about to discover the unthinkable.

Blunt, fast and terrifying, Polly Findlay brings to life this ancient horror story with the latest in multimedia design, created by 59 Productions. An award-winning creative team presents Caryl Churchill’s chilling take on the original revenge tragedy.

by Seneca, translated by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Polly Findlay
Design by Hannah Clark
Video Design by Mark Grimmer for 59 Productions
Lighting Design by Matt Pitman
Sound Design by Christopher Shutt
Produced by David Luff and Richard Darbourne for Darbourne Luff

Cast: Jamie Ballard, Nick Fletcher, Michael Grady-Hall, Youssef Kerkour and Prasanna Puwanarajah, Larry McCartney, Balthazar Veljkovic, Oscar Frick

Supported by:
Arts Council
Stage One Bursary
Royal Victoria Hall Foundation

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