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★★★★★ 'Kristin Scott Thomas is excruciatingly good' The Independent

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Kristin Scott Thomas and director Ian Rickson reunite to bring Sophocles’ tragedy, Electra at 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.


★★★★★ 'A kill-for-a-ticket triumph' Daily Telegraph


'Scott Thomas is exceptional in a sizzling show of sorrow and rage' The Times


★★★★★ 'Kristin Scott Thomas is excruciatingly good' The Independent 


'Tremendously visceral and wholly uncompromising' Time Out 


Kristin Scott Thomas’ television and film credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral, The English Patient, Gosford Park and most recently Only God Forgives. Theatre includes The Seagull (Royal Court and Broadway), Betrayal and Old Times all directed by Ian Rickson.


Ian Rickson’s directing credits include Mojo, Old Times, Betrayal and The Children’s Hour (West End), Hamlet (Young Vic), The Seagull (Royal Court and Broadway), and Jerusalem (Royal Court, West End and Broadway).


The Electra cast also includes Amanda Drew (Chrysothemis), Jack Lowden (Orestes) and Diana Quick (Clytemnestra).


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