Tag Archive: Greek Tragedy

Book 9 – Feasting on human flesh and eye-poking


To get with the program, click here – So, Odysseus is filling the Phaeacians in, regarding his difficult journey back from the Trojan war. He tells them about going to the island of… Continue reading

Nobody’s Listening.


A few days ago, I caught an interview with Juliette Binoche on Radio 4’s Arts review program, ‘Front Row’. She was discussing her role in the already acclaimed production of Sophocles’ ‘Antigone‘, from… Continue reading

Cheating with the Greeks.


Ok, I’ll ‘fess up, while I may be earnestly hacking at the rockface of Proust, I picked Sophocles’ ‘The Theban Plays’ to write about because I studied them at school. From the very… Continue reading