The Resource Oedipus the King, by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor, (videorecording)

Oedipus the King, by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor, (videorecording)

Label
Oedipus the King
Title
Oedipus the King
Statement of responsibility
by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor
Title variation
Sophocles, the Theban plays
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
The play tells the beginning of the Oedipus saga, setting the stage and creating the characters who will continue the story to its conclusion in Antigone. Oedipus the King recounts the story of Oedipus, King of Thebes, a man, who out of stubborn pride, must know the truth at all costs
Related
Cataloging source
NRK
Characteristic
videorecording
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Oedipus the King (Television production : 1986)
Credits note
Camera supervisor, John Dailley ; production design, David Myerscough-Jones ; videotape editor, Dave Hambelton ; music, Derek Bourgeois ; classical adviser, Geoffrey Lewis ; costume design, Jane Hudson
PerformerNote
Michael Pennington (Oedipus), Cyril Cusack (Priest), John Shrapnel (Creon), John Gielgud (Teiresias), Claire Bloom (Jocasta), Norman Rodway (Corinthian messenger), David Waller (Shepherd), Gerard Murphy (Messenger) ; Endymion Ensemble
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  • 1943-
  • 1904-2000
  • 1931-
  • 1936-2003
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  • Marks, Louis
  • Pennington, Michael
  • Gielgud, John
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Sophocles
  • Taylor, Don
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Bioscope (Firm)
  • Endymion Ensemble
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Runtime
120
Series statement
The Theban plays
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  • Sophocles
  • Oedipus
  • Greek drama (Tragedy)
Technique
live action
Label
Oedipus the King, by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "FFH 1318."
  • DVD release of a 1986 production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm55655632
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1318
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 347196
  • 347196
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Oedipus the King, by Sophocles ; a new translation by Don Taylor ; a BBC TV co-production in association with Bioscope Inc. ; producer, Louis Marks ; directed by Don Taylor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "FFH 1318."
  • DVD release of a 1986 production
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm55655632
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
1318
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 347196
  • 347196
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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