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Modern Interpretations of Greek Chorus

Find out more about the theatre of Ancient Greece, with this National Theatre film that examines the role of the chorus, a defining aspect of the plays that emerged there between 500BC and 220BC.

Dr Lucy Jackson, Teaching Fellow at King's College London & Knowledge Exchange Fellow at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) looks back over some of the recent Greek productions at the National Theatre, and their portrayal of the collective voice of the chorus, featuring directors Katie Mitchell, Carrie Cracknell, Polly Findlay and actor Helen McCrory.