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Phedre archiveRacine, the French Shakespeare, tells the tale of tragic love. Passion overpowers reason for Phedre, who has fallen lustfully in love with her stepson. Her shameless attraction is forbidden, incestuous, unstoppable. The drama that unfolds is a delicate balance of poetic beauty and tragedy. Running time 2 hours with no interval
Performers Dominic Cooper (Hippolytus), Helen Mirren (Phaedra), Margaret Tyzack (Oenone), Portia Booroff (Ensemble), Chipo Chung (Ismene), Alexander D'Andrea (Ensemble), Wendy Morgan (Panope), Ruth Negga (Africa), Elizabeth Nestor (Ensemble), John Shrapnel (Theramene), Stanley Townsend (Theseus), Tristram Wymark (Ensemble).
Author Jean Baptiste Racine. Corporate Sponsor Coutts and Co. Producer National Theatre. Adapted by Ted Hughes. Director Nicholas Hytner. Design Bob Crowley. Lighting Paule Constable. Music Adam Cork.


Phedre (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0456742536. Details of all Phedre archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S4581

Archive Listings

25 Jun 09Warwick Arts Centre
West Midlands
25 Jun 09The Dukes
4 Jun 09
27 Aug 09
Lyttelton (National Theatre)
West End
Greater London

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