By Euripides,Frank McGuinness
Seven years have handed because the finish of the Trojan conflict and Menelaus, King of Sparta and husband to Helen, is making his gradual and painful manner domestic. whilst his send is wrecked at the coast of Egypt he stumbles upon what appears his spouse lingering outdoor the royal palace. but when this is often the genuine Helen, who used to be the gorgeous girl stolen by means of Paris, for whom all Greece took up hands? Did Troy fall for not anything? Has all of it been a few god's thought of a joke?
Frank McGuinness's model of Euripides' Helen premiered at Shakespeare's Globe, London, in August, 2009.
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