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This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Orestes explores the tragedy of human relationships set against the backdrop of war. Read More >

As children Orestes and his sister Electra were sent far awy, banished by their own mother. Years later, the city must vote to determine their future as they stand trial for her murder. Some say the killing should be met with banishment and that the cycle of revenge must be stopped. Others want blood… At its dazzling best when confronting epic stories and emotional complexity, Shared Experience stages this brand-new telling of Euripides’ potent drama of avenging siblings.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/11/2006

Opening Night: 08/11/2006

Closing Night: 02/12/2006

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Cast & Creative


Director - Nancy Meckler

Producer - Shared Experience in association with Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Designer - Niki Turner

Author - Euripides