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Palamedes by Euripides, reconstructed by David Stuttard, will take place on 28th May 2013 at Europe House 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU (doors open 6.30 pm, performance begins 7.00 pm)

The sequel to ‘Paris Alexandros’ originally the second play in a ‘Trojan Trilogy’ (which contained the celebrated ‘Trojan Women’), ‘Palamedes’ tells the story of a hero falsely accused of treason.

Unperformed for almost two and a half thousand years, ‘Palamedes’ has been reconstructed from fragments by David Stuttard.

Canapés and wine will be served.  RSVP by 14th May to Lianna Valenti, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 01273 810 268

Of our last event, historian Bettany Hughes wrote:

Savage Beauty last night pulled together sensuous, hilarious and genuinely moving work from Ancient Greek poems, plays and inscriptions. A✭!  Kudos.

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Savage beauty


To mark the beginning of their twentieth anniversary, the celebrated classical Greek theatre company aod (Actors of Dionysus) debut at St James Theatre with an evening of readings and performances of Greek literature and drama specially devised for the Studio Theatre and featuring newly written songs and music on the theme of women (a ‘savage beauty’ as Hesiod called the first woman, Pandora).

Fenella Fielding with her ‘distinctive stage presence’ (The Independent) will be joined by the ‘hugely talented’ (The Scotsman) Tamsin Shasha, Nigel Anthony and Matt Barber for a mix of comedy, tragedy and original songs composed and performed by Becca Vučetić and Emma Hetherington. Come and enjoy an invigorating cocktail of Euripides and Homer, Sappho and Aristophanes all in one night, performed, sung and read by 3 actors and 2 musicians!

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Dionysia – Europe House


AOD performed Alexandros for its 2nd dionysia at Europe House on 25th October 2012.

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AOD performed its inaugural dionysia at the reform club, pall mall on May 22nd 2012. The cast included Jane Asher, Tom Conti, Simon Russell Beale and Fenella Fielding.

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