Episode 13

Electra: A Touch Of Realism

Published on: 27th July, 2020

Episode 13

A deep dive into the Euripides version of the story of Electra and her revenge on her mother. Euripides gets down to a more human level while still injecting passages of polemic, but we can also start to get elements of realism and sibling heroes who are not quite heroic enough.

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The History Of European Theatre
A more or less chronological history of the development and practice of theatre
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays we'll learn about the social. political and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art.

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Philip Rowe

Ex-publishing and accounting professional. Rookie Podcaster, but learning fast. Loves all things Theatre and History.