Director Ian Rickson and Kristin Scott Thomas reunite to bring Sophocles’ tragedy to The Old Vic in the round.
Set in the city of Argos a few years after the Trojan War, it is based around the character of Electra, and the vengeance that she and her brother Orestes take on their mother Clytemnestra and step-father Aegisthus for the murder of their father, Agamemnon.
Electra – Kristin Scott-Thomas
Chorus – Julia Dearden
Aegisthus – Tyrone Huggins
Orestes – Jack Lowden
Clyemnestra – Diana Quick
Chorus – Golda Rosheuvel
Chorus – Thalissa Telxeira
Chrsothemis – Liz White
Servant – Peter Wright
Directed by Ian Rickson
Lighting by Neil Austin
Sound by Simon Baker
Co-produced by Sonia Friedman Productions
If the rest of Kevin Spacey’s final season at The Old Vic is as remarkable as this Electra, it will be a crowning achievement.
Stephen Collins, BritishTheatre.com
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