The Bacchae

EURIPIDES (484 BCE - 406 BCE), translated by Gilbert MURRAY (1866 - 1957)

The tragedy is based on the mythological story of King Pentheus of Thebes and his mother Agavë, and their punishment by the god Dionysus (who is Pentheus' cousin) for refusing to worship him. (Summary by Wikipedia)


Dionysus: mb
Cadmus: Bruce Pirie
Pentheus: Algy Pug
Agave: Roseanne Schmidt
Teiresias: Matthew Reece
Soldier: John Fricker
Messenger: Dale Burgess
Chorus/Narrator: Elizabeth Klett

Audio edited by: Elizabeth Klett

Genre(s): Tragedy

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Part 1 Group 00:43:57
Play 02 Part 2 Group 00:51:22