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The Golden Age archiveWritten in 1610. In The Golden Age the Greek poet Homer introduces the audience to scenes from the time when the young world was in the Golden Age. Uranus dead, his elder son Titan should succeed by right but his younger son, Saturn, has the popular voice. A compromise is brokered: Saturn will reign till death (killing at birth any sons), succeeded by Titan's son. Heartbroken after first boy is killed, Saturn's wife, aided by his mother, sends away the next three (Jupiter, Neptune and Pluto) to be raised abroad. Rape, incest and conflict ensue as the Delphic oracle foretells the work of the Fates which kings try to evade. Staged reading.

Cast/Performers

Caroline Fitzgerald, Peter Harding, Graham Ingle, Katherine Kanter, Sarah Malin, Jennifer McEvoy, Michael McEvoy, Joseph Millson, Katy Odey, John Sackville, Victoria Woodward, Philip York

Creatives/Company

Author: Thomas Heywood
Director: Helen Raynor
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The Golden Age

The Golden Age (Play) production archive for QTIX code T358977842. Details of all The Golden Age archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01458659947

Archive Listings

25 Mar 01Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
West End
Greater London

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