Medea at the National Theatre

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Witness the shocking tragedy Medea at the National Theatre

Euripides wrote this tragedy more than 2,400 years ago, yet it still has the power to shock. Helen McCrory takes on the role of Medea: barbarian princess, sorceress and granddaughter of sun god Helios. Abandoned by her husband Jason, despite all she did to aid him on his quest for the Golden Fleece, she exacts the ultimate revenge.

The play is adapted by National Theatre associate director Ben Power, renowned for bringing a modern twist to classic plays. In 2004, he and director Rupert Gould created a version of Christopher Marlowe's 16th-century tragedy Faustus, which inserted a parallel plotline involving modern-day art bad boys Jake and Dinos Chapman. So expect the unexpected once again.

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