Tony Harrison's staging of the Aeschylus trilogy.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Diana Rigg ...  Clytemnestra 3 episodes, 1979
Anton Lesser ...  Orestes 3 episodes, 1979
John Nolan 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
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Tony Harrison's staging of the Aeschylus trilogy.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1979 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

The Serpent Son See more »

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Runtime:

(3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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