Hecuba written by Marina Carr
Continuing a season of plays by women writers entitled ‘100 Years of Suffrage’, marking this year’s centenary of women’s attainment of the vote in Ireland, Drama on One presents Hecuba written by Marina Carr.
Troy has fallen and the humiliated and bereaved, Hecuba, Trojan Queen wipes the blood of her slaughtered sons and grandsons off her body. As more sacrifice is demanded, how much more could one woman be asked to bear?
The original stage play was directed by deputy artistic director of the RSC Erica Whyman
Listeners are advised that the play contains strong language
Derbhle Crotty was Hecuba
Declan Conlon played Agamemnon
The role of Cassandra was played by Aoibhinn McGinnity
Danielle Galligan was Polyxena
Odysseus was played by Enda Oates and Ollie West was Polydorous
Sound supervision was by Gar Duffty
Hecuba by Marina Carr was directed by Gorretti Slavin
The series producer of Drama on one is Kevin Reynolds
1st TX 16th December 2018