‘The well-spoken production moves swiftly onward revealing its characters’ Byzantine scheming, scenes sometimes separated by Sarah Lewellyn’s cacophonous music and sound that stridently sustain its momentum’ **** Howard Loxton, The British Theatre Guide full review ‘It makes for a fantastically volatile production, which leaves one […]

‘The well-spoken production moves swiftly onward revealing its characters’ Byzantine scheming, scenes sometimes separated by Sarah Lewellyn’s cacophonous music and sound that stridently sustain its momentum’
**** Howard LoxtonThe British Theatre Guide full review

‘It makes for a fantastically volatile production, which leaves one glued to the actors’ eyes, desperate for clues as to who will turn, and in what direction, next’.
****Miriam Gillinson, Time Out full review

Sian Thomas‘ Agrippina is fabulously venomous and deceitful, her commanding posture saying it all.
Matthew Needham‘s Nero is similarly gripping – vicious and childlike all in one, his psyche impossible to penetrate.’
**** Miriam ZendleWhats On Stage full review

‘Once shunned by the British theatre, Racine is edging back into fashion. It is well worth the detour to London’s East End to catch Irina Brown’s modern-dress revival of this austere 1669 masterpiece. . .’
****Michael BillingtonGuardian full review