Episode 14

The Bacchae: Dionysus Is Coming Home

Published on: 3rd August, 2020

Episode 14

Dionysus takes centre stage in a fantasy of mad women and cross dressing kings. The last and strangest play by Euripides it was a return to tragedy by this ever inventive poet, but unlike anything else that had been seen before.

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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.