Medea (Headlong version)
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781408183915Publication Date:
25 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99
First Staged:
Citizen's Theatre Glasgow, 2012, then UK Tour

Medea (Headlong version)

By Euripides Adapted by Mike Bartlett

Paperback £10.99

A bold new version of the classic tragedy by one of Britain's hottest playwrights.

Her husband's gone and her future isn't bright. Imprisoned in her marital home, Medea can't work, can't sleep and increasingly can't cope. While her child plays, she plots her revenge.

This startlingly modern version of Euripides' classic tragedy explores the private fury bubbling under public behaviour and how in today's world a mother, fuelled by anger at her husband's infidelity, might be driven to commit the worst possible crime.

Press Quotes

'Brilliantly observed and often bitterly funny... a savage play for today, superbly well done.'

Mail on Sunday

'[A] gripping, gruelling play.'

Sunday Express

'Shocking and funny... there are an unexpected number of laughs.'

Guardian

'Rage and fear seep through Mike Bartlett's domesticated updating of Euripides.'

The Stage

'Smart and lightly done.'

Independent
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781408183915Publication Date:
25 Oct 2012
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99

Also by Euripides:

Bacchae
Medea (Theatre Babel version)
Greek Tragedy: Three Plays
Andromache
Orestes: Blood and Light
Women of Troy
Hecuba
Medea (Drama Classics)
Electra (Euripides)
Medea (Northern Broadsides version)

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Also by Mike Bartlett:

Snowflake
King Charles III (special edition)
Game
An Intervention
Wild
King Charles III
Doctor Foster: The Scripts
Bull
Earthquakes in London
Albion
Love, Love, Love
Artefacts
Vassa
13
My Child
Not Talking
Cock
Contractions

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