Last Wednesday, 22 sixth form classicists had the pleasure of watching Sophocles’ Electra, showing at the Old Vic in London. Frank McGuinness’ version of this age old tragedy has been showered with critical acclaim, with both the Daily Telegraph and The Independent offering up five star reviews of the well renowned Kristin Scott Thomas and Olivier Award winning actor Jack Lowden. 185 more words
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runs until 20 December
Part of the Old Vic’s season in the round, Electra is one of those theatrical events that we’ve been looking forward to for much of the year, with the exciting combination of a new translation by Frank McGuinness, acclaimed direction of Ian Rickson and the superb acting talents of Kristin Scott-Thomas that promised to bring this Ancient Greek classic to life once more. 542 more words
The Old Vic Theatre invited yesterday a group of members of Communities Living to see Electra with Kristin Scott Thomas.
Only one of the 7 members had been to the theatre to see plays, an another one, Patricia, had volunteered last year on Housed the COmmunity play organised by Old Vic New Voices. 59 more words