Tue 7 Nov 2006 – Sat 2 Dec 2006
by Helen Edmundson based on Euripides
Shared Experience in association with Guildford’s Yvonen Arnaud Theatre presents ORESTES by Helen Edmundson based on Euripides.
Cast includes Tim Chipping, Jeffery Kissoon, Mairead McKinley, Clara Onyemere, Claire Prempeh and Alex Robertson
Creatives include Nancy Meckley (Director) and Niki Turner (Designer)
As children, Orestes and his sister Electra were sent far away, banished by their own mother. Years later, the city must vote to determine their future as they stand trial for her murder. ORESTES explores the tragedy of human relationships set against the backdrop of war.
“Powerful new production of Orestes…slams straight into the viewer’s head, heart and gut” Daily Telegraph
“It is worth travelling many miles to see any adaptation by Helen Edmundson.” Guardian