From Medea to Mumsnet

"They fuck you up, your mum and dad." Philip Larkin

Which is more inviolable - the love between the makers of children or their love for those children? Can you love too much? Do women and men love differently? Is becoming a parent the beginning or end of bravery?

As Rachel Cusk reimagines Medea for our stage, she joins this Almeida Questions panel to examine why Medea is such an incendiary figure and what her story asks of contemporary feminism. She is joined by interviewer, broadcaster and author of Hot Feminist Polly Vernon and the editor of Mumsnet, Sarah Crown.This discussion is chaired by the Almeida's Director of Participation, Dani Parr.

Almeida Questions is an eclectic programme of pre-show discussions which consider some of the questions raised by the work on our stage. In each discussion, invited panellists dig into the key issues and ideas emerging from the show.

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