Medea (Theatre Babel version)

Cast: 3f 4m, plus chorus and children

Staging: Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854596024Publication Date:
24 Aug 2000
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780015293Publication Date:
5 Jan 2015
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First Staged:
Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, 2000

Medea (Theatre Babel version)

By Euripides Adapted by Liz Lochhead

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  • Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award - 2001

Euripides' classic story of the woman who murders her own children in revenge for her husband's infidelity, here given a distinctive Scots flavour by the poet and playwright Liz Lochhead.

Lochhead's version of the play was commissioned and first performed by Theatre Babel at The Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, in March 2000. The production was revived at the Assembly Rooms for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2000, and then remounted for a national tour later in 2000. It returned to the Assembly Rooms for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August 2001.

This edition of the play was awarded the Saltire Society Scottish Book of the Year Award in 2001.

Press Quotes

'This outstanding work should firmly establish the Glasgow playwright as Scotland's greatest living dramatist... the finest piece I have seen on the Scottish stage this year'

Scotland on Sunday

'Liz Lochhead's stunning new version of Medea is the kind of interpretation – brave, visionary, risky – that blows a well-known text apart and reassembles it in a completely new light... ancient but new, cosmic yet agonisingly familiar'

Scotsman

'Some of the most exciting recent work on Greek drama in the English language'

Sunday Times

Cast: 3f 4m, plus chorus and children

Staging:Minimal set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854596024Publication Date:
24 Aug 2000
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780015293Publication Date:
5 Jan 2015
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Euripides:

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

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Also by Liz Lochhead:

Thebans
Thon Man Molière
Tartuffe
Miseryguts & Tartuffe
Cuba
Perfect Days
Liz Lochhead: Five Plays
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped Off
Good Things
Dracula (stage version)
Educating Agnes
Blood and Ice
Quelques Fleurs
Miseryguts

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