Medea  ©


Thursday 11 May 2017

The British Council supports the "Temporada NT" which makes the best plays from the National Theatre and other stages available to a Spanish audience. The plays are all recorded live and can be seen at the Yelmo Cines throughout Spain. 

Helen McCrory (The Last of the Haussmans) takes the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell, with music written by Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp.

Medea is a wife and a mother. For the sake of her husband, Jason, she’s left her home and borne two sons in exile. But when he abandons his family for a new life, Medea faces banishment and separation from her children. Cornered, she begs for one day’s grace. It’s time enough. She exacts an appalling revenge and destroys everything she holds dear.




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