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Kristin Scott Thomas and director Ian Rickson reunite to bring Sophocles’ tragedy to The Old Vic in the round. Frank McGuinness delivers a charged adaptation of this classic tale of power and revenge.
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.
Running time1 hour 40 minutes with no interval
Performance datesMonday 22 September to Saturday 20 December 2014. Monday to Saturday 7.30pm, Wednesday & Saturday 3pm
Due to the intimacy of the auditorium in its current in-the-round configuration, and the nature of this production, it may not be possible to admit latecomers to the auditorium as it can be distracting for the audience and actors.
Captioned Performances: Sat 29 Nov at 3pm Audio Described Performance: Thu 13 Nov at 7.30pm