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Nick Payne presents a haunting new version of Sophocles's tragic masterpiece. Read More >

Nick Payne presents a haunting new version of Sophocles’s tragic masterpiece, Electra.

When young Electra’s father is murdered by her mother, her world changes irrevocably. Ten years on, bound by grief and unwilling to forgive, Electra surrenders to an all-consuming desire for revenge that propels her toward a bloody and terrifying conclusion.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/04/2011

Closing Night: 14/05/2011

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Cast & Creative


Director - Carrie Cracknell

Producer - Gate theatre and the Young Vic

Author - Sophocles