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Release Date:
7 March 1979 (UK) See more »
Tony Harrison's staging of the Aeschylus trilogy.
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 (Series Cast [7])

Diana Rigg ... Clytemnestra (3 episodes, 1979)

Anton Lesser ... Orestes (3 episodes, 1979)
John Nolan ... Apollo (3 episodes, 1979)
Terrence Hardiman ... Aegisthus (2 episodes, 1979)

Frank Middlemass ... Citizen of Athens / ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Maureen O'Brien ... Elektra (2 episodes, 1979)

Natasha Parry ... Priestess of Apollo (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Directed by
Bill Hays (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Writing credits
Aeschylus (3 episodes, 1979)
Kenneth McLeish (3 episodes, 1979)
Frederic Raphael (3 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
Richard Broke .... producer (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Original Music by
Humphrey Searle (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Production Design by
Tim Harvey (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Costume Design by
Barbara Kidd (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Makeup Department
Jenny Shircore .... makeup artist (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Sound Department
Ray Angel .... sound (3 episodes, 1979)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
John Treays .... lighting technician (3 episodes, 1979)

John M. Heller .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Series Music Department
Ambrosian Opera Chorus .... music performers (3 episodes, 1979)
John McCarthy .... chorus master (3 episodes, 1979)

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UK:255 min (3 episodes)

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Version of Orestea (1975) (TV)See more »


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