The Oresteia

by Aeschylus
Adapted by Rory Mullarkey
Shakespeare’s Globe

Cast:  Naana Agyei-Ampadu  /Trevor Fox / Dennis Herdman / Rosie Hilal / George Irving / Branka Katic / James Laile / Joel MacCormack / Petra Massey / Dean Nolan / Brendan O'Hea / Paul Rider / Sid Sagar / Katy Stephen / Dickon Tyrrell

Composer: Mira Calix / Choreographer: Lucy Burge / Designer: Hannah Clark / Fight Director: Kev McCurdy / Photograher: Robert Day

★★★★ Undertaken with a spirit it would be hard to trump. It is visceral in every sense

★★★★ A gripping evening that makes you laugh one moment and shudder the next
The Times

★★★★ This venue is ideal for Greek tragedy... tremendous

★★★★ Important, timely and unexpectedly palatable


One of the best things the Globe has done

The Independent

★★★★★ Entertaining, easy to follow and thrilling. There are laughs and gasps aplenty, with much to enjoy in this clever production.
The Upcoming

Adele Thomas's production of the first two plays is one of the best things I have seen at Shakespeare’s Globe.
British Theatre Guide

One of the most visually inventive productions of this, or any, Globe season       
The Stage

Adele Thomas’s visually striking production make great use of the open forum of the Globe to emphasise too a sense of public engagement with the profound moral and judicial issues at stake.
Financial Times