Drama on 3 is a Drama programme.

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Drama on 3

The first-ever chance to hear in the UK Anthony Burgess's robust and powerful version of Sophocles' classic text. The drama includes an invented language that Burgess created especially for the 1974 production of the piece at the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre, USA, which has been archived in the International Anthony Burgess Foundation archive. Part of Radio 3's Burgess centenary programming, marking 100 years since the birth of Manchester-born novelist and playwright Anthony Burgess. With Christopher Eccleston, Don Warrington, John Shrapnel, Fiona Shaw, Vincent Ebrahim, Darrell D'Silva, Katie Kemp-Riley, Tess Robinson. Ryley Nixon, Eleanor Read, Lucy Godson and Billie Robinson.

Genre: Drama

When is Drama on 3 next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three February 26th, 9:00pm. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Paul McGannPaul McGann
Image for Ardal OArdal O'Hanlon
Gerard Horan
Corin Redgrave
Daniela Nardini
Image for Sam ShepardSam Shepard
Tom Bell
Emma Cunniffe
Image for David WarnerDavid Warner
Dale Rapley
Image for Stacy KeachStacy Keach
Image for Julian Rhind-TuttJulian Rhind-Tutt
Image for Richard GriffithsRichard Griffiths
Hector Elizondo
Image for Brian CoxBrian Cox
Image for Alfred MolinaAlfred Molina
Florence Hoath
Susannah York
Image for Mark WilliamsMark Williams
Philip Madoc