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Cost Early Bird -£8 Standard-£12 Late Booker -£18
Tel 020 7407 0234
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An urgent re-framing of the classic Greek tragedy.

A young prince has murdered his mother in a bloody act of revenge. The curse of the Royal House of Argos is raging, the cycle of revenge continues…

A raucous mob of rebels have been rejected and discarded by the new regime. They unify and go into hiding underground - with Prince Orestes as their hostage. Now their time has come to take action - to take justice into their hands - to be heard.

You decide. You become the jury and
determine Orestes' fate.

Orestes Re-Examined, is an urgent, high octane and radical reinvention of Aeschylus'tragic revenge cycle. Fusing ritual movement, live original music, unique text and a thumping drum and bass underscore, this is a potent and claustrophobic world, where everyone is implicated.

Following an acclaimed run in 2008 in Bath, and a tour of prisons in the South West, this revival production promises an immersive audience experience, which will stimulate,
challenge and thrill.

"Emma Gersch's direction is strikingly poetic and moving"
Venue magazine on 'Heresies' at the Bristol Old Vic
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Ishani Basu
Authority Ensemble
Florence Battersby
Rebel
Laura Fautley
Athena

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