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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 (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 (New York, NY: Macmillan Films, 2021), 1 hour 30 mins
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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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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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The Lift Key
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written by Ágóta Kristóf, 1935-2011, in Ágóta Kristóf: Collected Plays, by Ágóta Kristóf, translated by Bart Smet. (London: Oberon Books, 2018), p. NA (London, England: Oberon Books, 2018), 17 page(s)
written by Ágóta Kristóf, 1935-2011, in Ágóta Kristóf: Collected Plays, by Ágóta Kristóf, translated by Bart Smet. (London: Oberon Books, 2018), p. NA (London, England: Oberon Books, 2018), 17 page(s)
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Go Behind the Scenes at the Met's La Bohème
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produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018, originally published 2018), 2 mins

Nov.27 -- New York's Metropolitan Opera has been performing Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème since 1900, but the public rarely, if ever, gets to see how it's done. Now, a behind-the-scenes look at the set lets us see that the production is as spectacular backstage as it is from the audience.

produced by Bloomberg L. P. (New York, NY: Bloomberg L. P., 2018, originally published 2018), 2 mins
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Vmayakovsky
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written by Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1893-1930; directed by Alexander Shein; produced by Viktor Taknov and Liya Lordkipanidze; performed by Chulpan Khamatova, 1975-, Evgeniy Mironov and Yuri Kolokolnikov (Moscow, Moscow Federal City: Stage Russia, 2018), 2 hours 1 mins
Vladimir Mayakovsky's work is perhaps the only example of a fusion of poetic and political revolutions. He became a symbol of political renewal for an entire generation and was a major figure in the Russian Futurist movement, believing that art and society would reject the past and strive for a new consciousness....
written by Vladimir Mayakovsky, 1893-1930; directed by Alexander Shein; produced by Viktor Taknov and Liya Lordkipanidze; performed by Chulpan Khamatova, 1975-, Evgeniy Mironov and Yuri Kolokolnikov (Moscow, Moscow Federal City: Stage Russia, 2018), 2 hours 1 mins
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Wolfgang
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written by Yannis Mavritsakis, 1964-, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 114-216 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 104 page(s)
Yannis Mavritsakis, Wolfgang - Based on a real event that ‘traumatised’ civilized Europe, a man obsessively seeks absolute devotion by totally depriving a woman’s freedom.
written by Yannis Mavritsakis, 1964-, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 114-216 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 104 page(s)
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Hungry
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written by Charalampos Giannou, fl. 2017, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 240-322 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 84 page(s)
Charalampos Giannou, Hungry - A common family crisis takes an unexpected turn in a series of tragicomic events and becomes a total disaster.
written by Charalampos Giannou, fl. 2017, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 240-322 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 84 page(s)
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Angelstate
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written by Nina Rapi, fl. 2006, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 63-113 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 52 page(s)
Nina Rapi, Angelstate - In an imaginary space of expiation six characters seek truths while battling with desire, loss and guilt.
written by Nina Rapi, fl. 2006, in The Oberon Anthology of Contemporary Greek Plays, by Lena Kitsopoulou,‎ Nina Rapi,‎ Yannis Mavritsakis,‎ Charalampos Giannou,‎ Akis Dimou. (London: Oberon Books, 2017), pp. 63-113 (Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 52 page(s)
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The Second Shepherds' Play
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written by Wakefield Master; directed by Douglas Morse, fl. 1998; produced by Heide Estes, fl. 2000, Grandfather Films; performed by Jeni Bishop, fl. 2016, Daniel Dawes, fl. 2012, Robert De Domenici, fl. 2016, Nina Flitman, fl. 2015, Alan Hay, fl. 2013, Sarah Middle, fl. 2016 and Steven Waring, fl. 2016 (United States: Grandfather Films, 2017), 46 mins
The Second Shepherds' Play was written in the fifteenth century by a playwright known to scholars today as the Wakefield Master. The comic-drama focuses on Col, the nominal leader of three shepherds and their encounter with Mak, the local thief. In the middle of the night, Mak casts a spell over the three and make...
written by Wakefield Master; directed by Douglas Morse, fl. 1998; produced by Heide Estes, fl. 2000, Grandfather Films; performed by Jeni Bishop, fl. 2016, Daniel Dawes, fl. 2012, Robert De Domenici, fl. 2016, Nina Flitman, fl. 2015, Alan Hay, fl. 2013, Sarah Middle, fl. 2016 and Steven Waring, fl. 2016 (United States: Grandfather Films, 2017), 46 mins
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