Almeida Greeks in the Press

BY Almeida Theatre   June 10, 2015

"One of this year’s abiding glories" 
Evening Standard

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Oresteia
Winner - Evening Standard Theatre Award 2015 - Best Director - Robert Icke 
Nominated Evening Standard Theatre Award 2015 - Best Actress - Lia Williams

"Extraordinary... Makes it feel as if you have electrodes wired into your soul. A once-in-a-lifetime piece of theatre"
Time Out 
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"The best show of the year. Shockingly good."
The Guardian
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"This is Greek drama humanised and modernised and it's a tremendous acheivement"
Evening Standard
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Bakkhai
"Two hours of raw and exacting theatre... Ben Whishaw is immense."
Evening Standard
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"Whishaw, Carvel and Kevin Harvey... are all stunning."
Mail on Sunday

Medea
"This thrilling version is unmissable."
The Independent
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"Incredibly powerful... Fleetwood is astonishingly good."
Time Out
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"For radical feminism, look no further than the ancients"
The Observer
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The Iliad
" Rupert Goold, as a little-advertised part of his already impressive Almeida Greeks season, has pulled off one of the glories of the theatrical year, or let's go further and add of London theatre history."
David Nice, The Arts Desk review The Iliad
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The Odyssey
"My 12-hour Odyssey was magical."
Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian
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More Press on the season 
"We wanted to draw on that bigger cultural energy."
Rupert Goold interviewed in The Guardian preview of Almeida Greeks
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Rupert Goold and Robert Icke interview on the Almeida's Greeks season and their creative spark.
The Independent
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Everyone's talking about... Greek tragedies at the Almeida.
The Times
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 Almeida Greeks | May - Nov 2015