Sophocles' Electra

Sophocles’ ELECTRA was performed in February 1977.

The Cambridge composer Philip Radcliffe wrote music for a third time (1962, 1974), which was conducted by Roy Howat, later a professional pianist and musicologist.

The production photos were taken by Nigel Luckhurst.


  • Tutor: Martin Drury
  • Orestes: Adrian Williams
  • Pylades: Robert Cohen
  • Electra: Kathryn Porter
  • Chrysothemis: Amanda Bernstein
  • Clytemnestra: Diana Knox
  • Aegisthus: Keith Hopwood
  • Attendants: Catherine Rowett, Julian Tunnicliffe
  • Chorus; Alison Jessup, Alison Love, Grace Mizen, Maria Vilaincour, Hilary Dalziel, Mary Dyson, Juliet Kinchin, Ann Luff


  • Violins: Andrew Uttley, Geoffrey Walker
  • Viola: Jeremny Sams
  • Cello: Clare Herbert
  • Flute: Helen Keen
  • Percussion: Peter Britton
  • Conductor: Roy Howat

Production Team (incomplete)

  • Composer: Philip Radcliffe
  • Directors: George Rylands, Pat Easterling
  • Musical Director: Roy Howat