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Bacchae, The (BBC 1962 with Jeremy Brett and John Carson)

UK / BBC / 3×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 8 – 22 October 1962

Writers: Bernard Williams, Ronald Eyre / Play: Euripides / Producer and Director: Ronald Eyre

A BBC Schools production of the classic text. The three episodes were made up of an introduction followed by a two part dramatisation.

cast
Jeremy Brett as Dionysus
John Carson as Pentheus
Cyril Luckham as Cadmus
Alan Howard as Messenger
Anthony Sharp
John Murray Scott
Margot van der Burgh

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