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:

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

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Also by Mike Bartlett:

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

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