Greek And Latin Voices - Euripides

Series exploring the work of Euripides.

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Prof Christopher Pelling examines the life and work of Euripides, whose surviving tragedies fascinate theatre audiences today as much as in 5th century BC Athens.

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Distinguished neuroscientist Prof Susan Greenfield explores her lifelong passion for Euripides' play The Bacchae, which she says still offers fresh insights into the workings of the human mind.

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Classics professor Simon Goldhill explores how the work of Euripides is open to so many and such different interpretations, and also considers why in recent years his plays are the most frequently staged of all the Greek tragedies.

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Fiona Macintosh, Senior Research Fellow at the Archive for the Performance of Greek Drama at Oxford, explores the enduring popularity of Euripides through the centuries right up to the present day.