25 January, 2012


On Monday 14th May, at the invitation of the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD), University of Oxford, Edward will deliver a public lecture entitled ‘Controlling the Ecstasy; or daring to direct the Bacchae’.

The basis of his lecture will be his innovative production of Euripides’ Bacchae (in a translation by William Arrowsmith) for the Actors’ Company in the 1970s.

The APGRD is an internationally renowned research centre and a pioneer in the study and promotion of classical performance reception.

The lecture will take place at 2.15 p.m. in the Lecture Theatre of the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies (66 St Giles’), Oxford. All are welcome to attend.


Catch Edwards guest appearance as lawyer Bagley Grimsdale in two episodes of the BBC1 series Doctors: ‘Great Expectations on Monday 30th January and ‘Crocodile Tears’ on Tuesday 31st, both at 1.45 p.m.