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Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy, Oedipus Rex
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written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas, in Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins

Join us for a staging of Peter Arnott's translation of Sophocles' masterpiece Oedipus Rex – aka Oedipus Tyrannus or simple Oedipus. Set in a time of plague, the hero who solved the riddle of the sphinx, is now King of Thebes and is about to go on another riddle quest to uncover the source of his city’s pollut...

written by Sophocles, 497 BC-406 BC; directed by James Thomas, fl. 2016; produced by Peter D. Arnott, Macmillan Films; performed by James Thomas, in Greek Drama - Theban Trilogy (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins
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The Murder on the Links
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written by Agatha Christie, 1890-1976 (1923); directed by Anna Lyse Erikson; produced by Anna Lyse Erikson and Susan Loewenberg; performed by Edita Brychta, 1961-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Anna Lyse Erikson, Simon Helberg, Adhir Kalyan, Alfred Molina, 1953-, Darren Richardson, Jocelyn Towne, Joanne Whalley, 1964- and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2021), 4 page(s)
An L.A. Theatre Works commissioned adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie “whodunit.” Adapted from the novel by Kate McAll. In Christie’s clever and beautifully crafted tale, Detective Hercule Poirot receives an urgent letter from Paul Renauld summoning him to France. Upon their arrival, Poirot and his co...
written by Agatha Christie, 1890-1976 (1923); directed by Anna Lyse Erikson; produced by Anna Lyse Erikson and Susan Loewenberg; performed by Edita Brychta, 1961-, Kevin Daniels, 1976-, Anna Lyse Erikson, Simon Helberg, Adhir Kalyan, Alfred Molina, 1953-, Darren Richardson, Jocelyn Towne, Joanne Whalley, 1964- and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2021), 4 page(s)
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The Hard Problem
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written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Eddie Cahill, Rosie Fellner, Adhir Kalyan, Julian Morris, Hannah Murray, fl. 2016, Desirée Mee Jung, Moira Quirk, 1968- and Alex Wyndham (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 5 page(s)
Hilary believes fervently that consciousness is more than the sum of our biology. When she receives a position at a prestigious think tank, she develops a novel experiment to prove that humans are intrinsically altruistic, but the results are something she never anticipated. Includes a post-show discussion with M...
written by Sir Tom Stoppard, 1937-; directed by Rosalind Ayres, 1946-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Eddie Cahill, Rosie Fellner, Adhir Kalyan, Julian Morris, Hannah Murray, fl. 2016, Desirée Mee Jung, Moira Quirk, 1968- and Alex Wyndham (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 5 page(s)
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Nora
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written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1879); directed by Steve Albrezzi; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by David Dukes, 1945-2000, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Natalija Nogulich, Linda Purl, 1955- and John Vickery (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 4 page(s)
The late master filmmaker Ingmar Bergman streamlined Ibsen’s A Doll’s House to expose the contemporary heart of the 19th century masterpiece. Taut with suspense, this critically-acclaimed adaptation focuses on Nora, a young wife and mother who exploits her childlike charm to survive in a man’s world. But Nor...
written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1879); directed by Steve Albrezzi; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by David Dukes, 1945-2000, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Natalija Nogulich, Linda Purl, 1955- and John Vickery (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 4 page(s)
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Pressure
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written by David Haig; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jonathan Cake, 1967-, Josh Cole, Sarah Drew, 1980-, Michael McShane, 1955-, James Morrison, Darren Richardson, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 5 page(s)
A Scottish meteorologist locks horns with his American counterpart as both men try to convince General Dwight D. Eisenhower that they can accurately predict the atmospheric conditions needed to launch the greatest amphibious assault in the history of mankind - the D-Day invasion. Recorded before a live audience a...
written by David Haig; directed by Martin Jarvis, 1941-; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by Jonathan Cake, 1967-, Josh Cole, Sarah Drew, 1980-, Michael McShane, 1955-, James Morrison, Darren Richardson, André Sogliuzzo, 1966- and Matthew Wolf (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2020), 5 page(s)
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Small Island
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directed by Rufus Norris, 1965-; designed by Katrina Lindsay, fl. 2000, Katrina Lindsay, fl. 2000, Paul Anderson, fl. 2019; performed by Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, fl. 2012, Andrew Rothney, fl. 2011, Leah Harvey, fl. 2008, Aisling Loftus, 1990- and C. J. Beckford, fl. 2015 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2019, originally published 2019), 2 hours 49 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (strong language and racist terms)

Recorded through National Theatre Live on 30th May, 2019.

Adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, Small Island follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Q...

directed by Rufus Norris, 1965-; designed by Katrina Lindsay, fl. 2000, Katrina Lindsay, fl. 2000, Paul Anderson, fl. 2019; performed by Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, fl. 2012, Andrew Rothney, fl. 2011, Leah Harvey, fl. 2008, Aisling Loftus, 1990- and C. J. Beckford, fl. 2015 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2019, originally published 2019), 2 hours 49 mins
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Damaged Language: Introduction
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written by Ned Chaillet (New York, NY: Broadway Play Publishing, 2019, first release 2019), 14 page(s)
written by Ned Chaillet (New York, NY: Broadway Play Publishing, 2019, first release 2019), 14 page(s)
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Hedda Gabler
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written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1890); directed by Debbie Devine; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by JD Cullum, 1966-, Shannon Holt, Gregory Harrison, fl. 1968, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Jocelyn Towne, Karen White and Josh Bitton (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2019), 4 page(s)
Hedda and George have just returned from their honeymoon, but when her former lover Eilert appears with a brilliant new manuscript, George’s hopes for a professorship are dimmed. Hedda’s desperate dissatisfaction with her life leads to dangerous choices in this startling portrait of a woman hell-bent on destru...
written by Henrik Ibsen, 1828-1906 (1890); directed by Debbie Devine; produced by Susan Loewenberg; performed by JD Cullum, 1966-, Shannon Holt, Gregory Harrison, fl. 1968, Elizabeth Ruscio, 1955-, Jocelyn Towne, Karen White and Josh Bitton (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2019), 4 page(s)
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Translations
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written by Brian Friel, 1929-2015; directed by Ian Rickson, 1963-; designed by Rae Smith, fl. 2007, Rae Smith, fl. 2007, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; performed by Adetomiwa Edun, 1984-, Dermot Crowley, 1947-, Michelle Fox, Colin Morgan, 1986-, Ciarán Hinds, 1953-, Aoife Duffin, Laurence Kinlan, 1983-, Seamus O'Hara, fl. 2014, Judith Roddy, fl. 2004 and Rufus Wright, 1974- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 2 hours 6 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This archive recording was captured on 31st July, 2018.

What happens when a land is robbed of its language?

Brian Friel’s modern classic is a powerful account of nationhood, which sees the turbulent relationship between England and Ireland play out in one quiet community.

Owen, the prodigal...

written by Brian Friel, 1929-2015; directed by Ian Rickson, 1963-; designed by Rae Smith, fl. 2007, Rae Smith, fl. 2007, Neil Austin, fl. 2007; performed by Adetomiwa Edun, 1984-, Dermot Crowley, 1947-, Michelle Fox, Colin Morgan, 1986-, Ciarán Hinds, 1953-, Aoife Duffin, Laurence Kinlan, 1983-, Seamus O'Hara, fl. 2014, Judith Roddy, fl. 2004 and Rufus Wright, 1974- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 2 hours 6 mins
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Julie
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written by August Strindberg, 1849-1912; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; designed by Guy Hoare, fl. 2000; performed by Vanessa Kirby, 1989-, Eric Kofi-Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins

Age recommendation: 15+ (contains adult themes and drug misuse)

Recorded through National Theatre Live on 6th September, 2018.

Wild and single, Julie throws a huge party in her luxurious London house which rapidly descends into a fight for her own survival. Fuelled by social division, August Strindberg’s m...

written by August Strindberg, 1849-1912; directed by Carrie Cracknell, 1980-; designed by Guy Hoare, fl. 2000; performed by Vanessa Kirby, 1989-, Eric Kofi-Abrefa and Thalissa Teixeira, fl. 2017 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins
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