Nick Payne

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Electra

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Director Carrie Cracknell Starring
  • Natasha Broomfield
  • Madeleine Potter
  • Alex Price
  • Martin Turner
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    Gate Theatre, London

    Electra's mother murders her father when Electra is a young girl. Electra is unable to forgive and her life is consumed by a desire for revenge. Her hatred and anger plot the course of her life.

    Nick has made a new adaptation of Sophocles's classic tragedy for the twenty-first century, directed by Carrie Cracknell.

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    Payne’s version, linguistically, is spare and simplified, with a graceful eloquence; quite stylised on the page, but completely natural in the mouths of the actors. Victoria Rudland
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