Tony Harrison's staging of the Aeschylus trilogy.

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 Clytemnestra (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Orestes (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Apollo (3 episodes, 1979)
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 Aegisthus (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Citizen of Athens / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Elektra (2 episodes, 1979)
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 Priestess of Apollo (2 episodes, 1979)
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Tony Harrison's staging of the Aeschylus trilogy.

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7 March 1979 (UK)  »

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