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Clare Higgins stars in this revival of Frank McGuinness's version of Racine's incestuous classic. Read More >

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Clare Higgins

Phaedra harbours a guilty secret – an overwhelming passion for her stepson Hippolytus, but he has a revelation even more terrible that would tear their world apart.

Clare Higgins returns  to the Donmar following her Olivier-Award winning performance in Hecuba in 2004.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 13/04/2006

Opening Night: 21/04/2006

Closing Night: 03/06/2006

Running time: 1h50

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Cast & Creative


Linda Bassett, Sean Campion, Michael Feast, Clare Higgins, Lucy-Anne Holmes, Marcella Plunkett, Janet Whiteside


Director - Tom Cairns

Producer - The Donmar Warehouse

Author - Jean Racine - version by Frank McGuinness

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