Kristin Scott Thomas and director Ian Rickson reunite to bring Sophocles’ tragedy to The Old Vic in the round. Frank McGuinness delivers a charged adaptation of this classic tale of power and revenge.
Electra is bound by grief following the murder of her father Agamemnon, unwilling to forgive and consumed by a desire for revenge, her anger builds. On the return of her brother Orestes, Electra’s fury explodes without mercy, leading to a bloody and terrifying conclusion.
Kristin Scott Thomas’ television and film credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral, The English Patient, Gosford Park and most recently Only God Forgives.
Theatre includes The Seagull (Royal Court and Broadway), Betrayal and Old Times all directed by Ian Rickson.
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