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Greek and Decadence

Steven Berkoff
Format
Hardback
ISBN
9780571342648
Date Published
05.10.2017
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Summary

‘There is no other like Berkoff and there’ll never be another.’ Daily Mail

This volume marks Steven Berkoff’s eightieth birthday by bringing together two of his greatest plays from the 1980s, Greek – an audacious take on Oedipus – and Decadence, a visceral satire of the upper classes and the social divide in Britain.

With a preface by the playwright and an introduction by Aleks Sierz.

‘The least remarked upon achievement of Berkoff is his influence.’ Dominic Dromgoole, The Full Room

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Steven Berkoff was born in Stepney, East London and first studied acting at the City Literary Institute in Holborn when he was nineteen. Following full-time training at the Webber Douglas School of Drama, he worked extensively in repertory theatre in England and Scotland, doing every job from understudy to stage management. In 1968 he formed his own company, the London…

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