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Frederick Raphael

FREDERICK RAPHAEL  (1931 - )

Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    Alan Brodie Representation Ltd  represented by Alan Brodie


For all screenplay enquiries ring Steve Kenis & Co, 020 7434 9055. Frederic Raphael collaborated with the late Kenneth McLeish on many translations from Greek and Latin, including Catullus, and the works of Aeschylus, as well as Euripides BACCHAE, AJAX and MEDEA, in which Fiona Shaw starred in London and on Broadway. Raphaels translation of Petronius SATYRICA was published in 2003. His original screenplays include DARLING, for which he won an Academy Award and TWO FOR THE ROAD. He also wrote the screenplays of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD, DAISY MILLER and Stanley Kubricks last film EYES WIDE SHUT. EYES WIDE OPEN, his account of working with Kubrick was translated into many languages. His autobiography A SPOILT BOY was published in 2003. He is also the author of twenty novels, including THE LIMITS OF LOVE, LINDMANN, THE GLITTERING PRIZES , HEAVEN AND EARTH, AFTER THE WAR, A DOUBLE LIFE and COAST TO COAST (filmed in 2003 starring Judy Davis and Richard Dreyfuss). His volumes of short stories include OXBRIDGE BLUES and ALL HIS SONS. He has written biographies of Byron and Somerset Maugham, and several collections of essays, of which THE BENEFITS OF THE DOUBT is the latest. The latest volume of Raphaels notebooks, ROUGH COPY was published in 2004..

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below is a list of Frederick Raphael's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

Bacchae         Early Life, An         From The Greek         Island, The         Lady At The Wheel         Man On The Bridge         Medea         Oresteia, The



Bacchae

Frederick Raphael
At the whim of Dionysos, a son is torn to pieces by his own mother during the famous women-only Bacchanalian ritual. The story of revenge by the half-man half-god on Pentheus, King of Thebes, and all his people.

Notes:
Original Playwright - Euripides. Translated by Kenneth McLeish, Frederic Raphael

1st Produced:
Athens    -

Company:
Stanhope Productions

1st Published:
Nick Hern Books, London >>>    978-1854594112

Music:
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Genre:
Translation

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  1            Other:  chorus and extras

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Early Life, An

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-    1979

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From The Greek

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1st Produced:
Arts Theatre, Cambridge    1979

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Island, The

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in "Eight Plays Book 2" Cassell, London, 1965   -

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Genre:
Historical Drama

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Lady At The Wheel

Synopsis:
Rivalry between the British and the South American drivers at the Monte Carlo Rally

Notes:
Music by Leslie Bricusse And Robert Beaurmont; lyrics by Leslie Bricusse And Robert Beaumont; book by Lucienne Hill; book by Frederick Raphael

1st Produced:
Arts, Cambridge    09 Nov 1953

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Musical

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Male:  8            Female:  3            Other:  extras

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Wearing 58.10

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Man On The Bridge

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1st Produced:
Hornchurch, Essex    1961

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Medea

Synopsis:
The powerful myth of Medea, who murders her children to revenge her husband's infidelity

Notes:
Original Playwright - Euripides; Written by Frederick Raphael And Kenneth McLeish

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Abbey Theatre

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Genre:
Adaptation

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Male:  7            Female:  11            Other:  4c

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Oresteia, The

Frederick Raphael
a trilogy of plays concerning the bloody domestic aftermath of the Trojan War

Notes:
written with Kenneth McLeish

1st Produced:
BBC TV    1979

Company:
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1st Published:
in "The Serpent Sun" Cambridge University Press, 1979   978-0521293440

Music:
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Genre:
Adaptation

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  7            Other:  extras

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