Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan war, it is based around the character of Electra, and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon.

Sophocles in a version by Frank McGuinness
Ian Rickson

Old Vic Theatre

103 The Cut, London, SE1 8NB
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Our Electra Review

There are regular sightings on West End and Broadway stages of film stars passing through in an attempt to gain some serious acting kudos and credibility. But few have committed to the theatre as regularly and successfully in recent times as Kristin Scott Thomas which saw her rewarded with an Olivier Award for Best Actress for The Seagull at the Royal Court. Last year she stunned again when... Read more

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