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Orestes is the ultimate tragic figure, caught between his duty to avenge his father's murder at his mother's hand, and the loyalty a son owes to his mother. He kills his mother and is relentlessly pursued by furies. Athena provides the refuge and counsel of healing.Performers Lia Williams (Klytemnestra), Amelia Baldock, Lorna Brown, Jessica Brown Findlay, Rudi Dharmalingam, Ann Firbank, Ilan Galkoff, Joshua Higgott, Cameron Lane, John Mackay, Clara Read, Eve Salama, Bobby Smalldridge, Luke Thompson, Angus Wright, Hara Yannas.
Author Aeschylus. Producer Almeida Theatre. Adapted by Robert Icke. Director Robert Icke. Design Hildegard Bechtler. Lighting Natasha Chivers. Sound Tom Gibbons.
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