Footnotes for "The Hamletization of Electra"

1. Jane Montgomery, 'A bad old day on acting's Everest' The Times Literary Supplement, 21 November 1997

2. Ruth Hazel, 'Electra: A Fragmented Woman' Proceedings of the 1999 January Conference: Theatre Ancient and Modern, The Open University, 2000

3. The website for the OU project on 'The Reception of the texts and images of ancient Greece in late twentieth-century drama and poetry in English' can be found at: Additional material on all the productions cited in this paper can be found on the Project database.

4. This is described by J. Michael Walton in Greek Theatre Practice (1980), Methuen 1991

5. In Don Taylor's production for BBCTV

6. There are, of course, exceptions: for example, the 1989 King's College, London, Greek Play, and the production in 1998 at Millsaps College, Jackson, USA

7. Oliver Taplin, Chapter 6, Greek Tragedy in Action (1978), Routledge 1993