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Antigone

Antigone

Hollie McNish’s modern retelling of the classic Greek tragedy

Antigone

A fast paced Greek Tragedy that would thrill even the most stagnant of spirit’s! 

A gripping and telling story of a girl who fought against all odds to be heard. A girl who against a barrage of pressure remained strong and unshakable. Antigone is the story of a warrior with a fighting spirit. Who will not bow to the powers that be. Her unwavering strength is the essence of this play which was executed perfectly by the performer who played her. Fatima Niemogha’s presence on stage was the heart of the performance and she did not disappoint. I enjoyed this edge of seat historical political drama from beginning to end with its gripping story line and quick moving action. It’s well worth your attention. 

A Storyhouse Originals production co-produced with Triple C.

Adapted by Hollie McNish

Directed by Natasha Rickman

Antigone mourns her brother, left to rot in the field by her callous uncle, the tyrant King. She needs to honour her brother, to bury him. But whose law is greater – her god’s or her king’s? Antigone picks the fight anyway, and a personal tragedy of ancient Greek proportions follows.

Sophocles’ deadly masterpiece tears the family and the state apart in this urgent political drama.

Carolyn Anderson

Charismatic, Fun and Unique. Life and Soul of the party who speaks her own language! I’ve been a free lance writer for many years on all things cultured. I consider myself a foodie and I’m not too shabby on wines either! I love doing anything Joyful and I’ll make the best of anything and make it fun and interesting! Life after all is what you make of it!

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