Play Of The Week, The

2258. THE PLAY OF THE WEEK (October 12, 1959-USA) Syndicated. “Medea” by Euripedes. With DAME JUDITH ANDERSON, ALINE McMAHON, COLLEEN DEWHURST. Directed by JOSE QUINTERO. Produced by DAVID SUSSKIND. The first show of the series. The story of a woman who renounced her own people to marry the Greek hero Jason. So great was her love that she killed her own brother while fleeing with Jason. And now, years later, she lives in Corinth with her two young sons. Jason has deserted her… she is alone in a strange country. 100 minutes. Live-Television-Drama