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Electra

Frank McGuinness's adaptation of the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, originally performed at the Old Vic theatre in London in autumn 2014. Stars Kristin Scott Thomas.

Kristin Scott Thomas stars in the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, in a new version by Frank McGuinness. This classic tale of power and revenge was originally performed in an acclaimed run at The Old Vic Theatre in London in Autumn 2014, with music composed by PJ Harvey. The stage production was directed by Ian Rickson.

Electra is bound by grief following the murder of her father Agamemnon, unwilling to forgive and consumed by a desire for revenge, her anger builds. On the return of her brother Orestes, Electra's fury explodes without mercy, leading to a bloody and terrifying conclusion.

Electra was co-produced by The Old Vic and Sonia Friedman Productions.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Jun 2016 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Servant Peter Wright
Orestes Jack Lowden
Electra Kristin Scott Thomas
Chorus Julia Dearden
Chorus Golda Rosheuvel
Chorus Thalissa Teixeira
Chrysothemis Liz White
Clytemnestra Diana Quick
Aegisthus Tyrone Huggins
Director Ian Rickson
Producer Nadia Molinari
Writer Frank McGuinness
Music PJ Harvey

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