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Iphigenia in Splott

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Lyric Square
Iphigenia in Splott
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Lyric Square
Our Review 4 / 5

Iphigenia in Splott is now cancelled at Lyric Hammersmith. 

“What is gonna happen, when we can’t take it anymore?”

Stumbling down the street drunk at 11.30am Effie is the kind of girl you avoid making eye contact with. You think you know her, but maybe you don’t know the half of it.

Effie’s life is a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night, and a hangover worse than death the next day – till one night gives her the chance to be something more.

Inspired by the enduring Greek myth, Gary Owen’s powerful and ever more relevant monodrama returns to London in this critically acclaimed production directed by Rachel O’Riordan.

Contains strong language and themes of an adult nature.

By:
Gary Owen
Director:
Rachel O'Riordan
Lighting:
Rachel Mortime
Sound:
Sam Jones
Design:
Hayley Grindle
Cast list:
Sophie Melville

Lyric Hammersmith Theatre Venue Information

Address:
Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, King Street, Lyric Square, London, W6 0QL
Nearest tube:
Hammersmith

Customer reviews

Our Review of Iphigenia in Splott

4/5

If you've ever wondered what an Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologue delivered by Matt Lucas's 'Vicky Pollard' or Catherine Tate's 'Lauren' would sound like, Gary Owen's hard-hitting and in-your-face play has you covered. I make this comparison in no way to belittle or trivialise the text, instead commend a dramatic device that allows a serious message to be conveyed in a fittingly modern way. Read more

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