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'blueprint medea'


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julia pascal’s dynamic production sees medea reborn as a former fighter against isis who finds jason in the british capital.


based on interviews with kurdish fighters living in the UK, and written and directed by the first woman ever to direct at the national theatre, blueprint medea is an award-winning new drama loosely inspired by euripides’ medea, which connects the classical to the contemporary to explore eternal questions of passion, war, cultural identity, women’s freedom, sex, family and love.


written and directed by julia pascal

set designed by kati hind

sound & music by james peter moffatt

presented by pascal theatre company in association with the finborough theatre.

"there is much else that is effectively conceived. james peter moffatt’s soundscape switches from airport sounds to reports of isis bombings and the rattle of gunfire to create aural drama on a static set" - the guardian.

"james peter moffatt’s music and sound design intensifies the mood and atmosphere of an unflinching, unsettling drama" - jewish renaissance.

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★★★★  Jewish Renaissance

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