Theatre Night Series 5

Series 5

Theatre Night Series 5

First Air Date: June 23, 1990

First Aired on    :   1990
Episodes    :   4 episodes



Episodes

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5x04 Iphigenia at Aulis (July 21, 1990)


The mighty Greek army restlessly waits for a fair wind to embark on an expedition to Troy. There they will wreak a terrible vengeance on the 'barbarians' for kidnapping Menelaus' wife, Helen. But there is no wind and the priest Calchas says that a human sacrifice is needed to placate the gods.


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5x03 Pentecost (July 14, 1990)


A powerful black comedy set during the Ulster Workers' Council strike of 1974.


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5x02 Bingo (June 30, 1990)


The ageing William Shakespeare has retreated to Warwickshire in search of an elusive inner peace. Disillusioned by human cruelty he is further dismayed to find the greed and injustices that drove him from London to Stratford are as prevalent in his rural retreat as they were in the capital.


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5x01 Othello (June 23, 1990)


The acclaimed production of Shakespeare's masterpiece as presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company during its 1989 season in Stratford and London.