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BBC description: The Oresteia: The Furies By Aeschylus. A new version by Rebecca Lenkiewicz
The final play in Aeschylus’ classic trilogy about murder, revenge and justice. Orestes has avenged his father Agamemnon by murdering his killer, his own mother Clytemnestra. Now the Furies, deities of revenge, are on his trail and baying for blood. Can the young gods Apollo and Athena stop this cycle of revenge?
BBC Concert Orchestra Percussionists: Alasdair Malloy, Stephen Webberley and Stephen Whibley Sound design: Colin Guthrie.
To halt the blood feud spreading to yet another generation we are introduced to the emergence of the first homicide court.