New Metamorphoses

Contemporary reworkings of tales by Ovid.

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01* Zeus And Semele20080303

By Sebastian Baczkiewicz.

When a paparazzo is welcomed into the glamorous world he feeds on, he is hopelessly unprepared for what lies behind it.

Ovid....Toby Jones

Harry Nicholson....Daniel Cerqueira

Victor Karkov....Robert Glenister

Mariel Karkov....Lyndsey Marshal

Newsreader....Peter Marinker

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

02* Echo And Narcissus20080304

By Hattie Naylor.

Determined to get into shape, Mat joins his local gym.

The transformation he sees in the mirror proves spellbinding, but can the reflection be trusted?

Mat....Carl Prekopp

Debbie....Laura Molyneux

Andre....Burn Gorman

Nathan....Harry Myers

Viv....Deborah Findlay

Lulu....Gbemisola Ikumelo

Ovid....Toby Jones

03Myrrha20080305

By Colin Teevan.

Sixteen years ago she was a newborn baby, left in a plastic bag in a small Irish town.

Father Michael and his sister have brought her up but now Myrrha is in the grip of a frightening passion that will change everything.

Ovid....Toby Jones

Orpheus....Gerard McSorley

Myrrha....Marcella Plunkett

Father Michael....Niall Buggy

Mary the Priests....Derbhle Crotty

Mick the Fix....Jonathan Forbes

Mick the Brick....Ben Crowe

Peadar....Chris Pavlo

Mary O....Liz Sutherland

Father Mike....Peter Marinker

Mary Mac....Kate Binchy

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

04* Callisto20080306

By Nick Warburton.

A photographer is fascinated and intrigued by a picture he has taken of a young celebrity fending off a tramp outside a nightclub.

He captures an iconic moment in time but all is not what it seems.

Ovid....Toby Jones

Neil....Shaun Dooley

Amy....Joannah Tincey

Claudia....Rachel Atkins

Draper....John Rowe

Selina/Teacher....Anna Bengo

Bouncer....Ben Onwukwe

Directed by Tracey Neale.

05 LAST* Phaethon20080307

By Katie Hims.

When Sol finally meets his son Liam, he makes him a promise that cannot be broken - with tragic results.

Ovid....Toby Jones

Shelly....Rosie Cavaliero

Enzo....Vincenzo Nicoli

Sol....Paul Hilton

Liam....Steven Webb

Young Liam....Robert Madge

Madeleine....Liza Sadovy

Directed by Marc Beeby