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Oresteia

1 Oct , 2015  

I see him put the paper final cup onto her lips. He tips the liquid into her mouth. He clasps her tightly, she swallows. Agamemnon is now guilty of poisoning his daughter Iphigenia. I brace myself for the minute that I’m about to endure. I take a deep breath and wait for the chill to […]

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Bat Boy

24 Feb , 2015  

What makes something a monster? A small town in America finds an unlikely creature in its midst when, after an attack, a wild boy is dragged from the cave he grew up in and brought into the town to be put down by the local vet, Dr. Parker. Edgar is a cross-species creature somewhere between […]

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Theatre Uncut 2014

7 Dec , 2014  

I consume politics like I consume food. On a regular basis and in any format I like. I like my eggs scrambled and my reading in the form of mildly outraged Guardian articles from a carefully curated Twitter stream. There I can exchange snarky comments with other like-minded people and if someone threatens my belief […]

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Electra

9 Oct , 2014  

She can no longer stomach the size of her sorrow, Electra says, but neither can the others at Aegisthus’ court. Her mother, her sister and the chorus, all want her to stop lamenting Agamemnon’s death. Her father, killed years ago by her mother Clytemnestra and step father Aegisthus, hovers over Electra as a soul-sucking memory […]

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