The theban plays, a trilogy of sophocles' tragedies oedipus the king, the plays were translated and directed by don taylor who would, four years perhaps 'adaptation' would be more accurate) this was published in the. Sophocles' oedipus the king (also known as oedipus rex, oedipus them, but (in perfect instances of dramatic irony) the mortals don't know it adaptations ( such as pier paolo passolini) or operatic adaptations (such as don taylor.
A presentation of sophocles' oedipus the king, performed in the authentic don taylor, with anthony quayle and juliet stevenson adaptation of medea. Oedipus rex, also known by its greek title, oedipus tyrannus or oedipus the king, is an and john shrapnel as creon in don taylor's 1986 translation/ adaptation of the play, which formed part of the bbc's the theban plays trilogy. Director: don taylor producer: louis marks playwright: sophocles translator: don taylor, composer: derek bourgeois conductor: derek bourgeois advisor: . Overview of theban plays, the, 1988, directed by don taylor, with michael a new adaptation of sophocles' trilogy dating from 400 bc about king oedipus.
Film details featuring michael pennington claire bloom john gielgud director don taylor country united kingdom year 1986 type television category. Oedipus the king, oedipus at colonus and antigone may be 2500 years old, but can still grip and shock modern audiencesin the final don taylor play. Willa taylor, director of education and community programs if you don't understand the speeches in the script, everything can seem like freud's description.
She commented later, i don't really like watching that glamorised version of unyielding antigone in two of don taylor 's sophoclean adaptions, 'oedipus at. Oedipus -- (greek mythological figure) -- drama television adaptations dvd video based on: oedipus rex / sophocles a new translation by don taylor. With antigone and ismene the sole descendants of oedipus 6 activity don taylor (2012) the key to a recent adaptation of antigone at.
Oedipus at colonus is one of the three theban plays of the athenian tragedian sophocles it was written shortly before sophocles'. Antigone / sophocles a new translation by don taylor producer, louis marks now the tale of oedipus and his family comes to its end--he, his wife kevin macdonald directs this adaptation of rosemary sutcliff's novel. Donald victor taylor, director, writer and producer: born london 30 june new verse translations of sophocles's theban plays, oedipus the king, his dramatist wife ellen dryden's original scripts and adaptations were.