Greek Day

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Being... Electra20010520

Fiona Shaw presents the second of three masterclasses in the art of performing tragic heroines from Greek drama.

Being... Medea20010520

Fiona Shaw presents the first of three masterclasses in the art of performing tragic heroines from Greek drama.

Being... Medea20010520

The first of six radio postcards from Ian Peacock in Athens.

Last Things20010520

As a close to Radio 3's Greek Day programmes, Sarah Dunant and studio guests explore the ways in which the Ancient Greeks drew things to a conclusion, from the Muse of Beginnings and Endings to Aristotle's theories of catharsis.

Possessed By Greece20010520

Theatre producer and writer Michael Kustow investigates why the legacy of Ancient Greece has cast such a spell over our lives for more than half a millennium. With contributions from Timberlake Wertenbaker, Tony Harrison and Professor Edith Hall. Followed by a live discussion in the studio.

Possessed By Greece20010520

Sarah Dunant introduces an afternoon of debate, drama, documentaries and contemporary music celebrating and investigating our fascination with the Ancient Greeks. Guests in the studio include Sir Peter Hall, playwright Colin Teevan and Professor Paul Cartledge. / Theatre producer and writer Michael Kustow investigates why the legacy of Ancient Greece has cast such a spell over our lives for more than half a millennium. With contributions from Timberlake Wertenbaker, Tony Harrison and Professor Edith Hall. Followed by a live discussion in the studio.