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CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.the language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery.

The main actor actor were, in my opinion,  'over the top' and…

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Added by Gillian Brightmore on May 4, 2012 at 17:27 — No Comments

CLYTEMNESTRA 03/05/12

I felt that this production title written by the poet Gwyneth Lewis should have at least included the words,

"Adapted from ..the original Greek Tragedy' on the publicity.

To me ' this' Clytemnestra had none of the pathos or final cathartic effect of a tragedy and was an unsuccessful mis - match of contemporary with the ancient myth.The language also alternated between Valleys speak and a more ancient delivery that was unrealistic.

The main actor actor were, in my…

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Added by Gillian Brightmore on May 4, 2012 at 17:00 — No Comments

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Was very moving to see #onbearridge at @ShermanTheatre in Cardiff. A paean to the power, not of money, war, or muscle - but of memory, family, loyalty, landscape, love - and the Old Language. Rhys Ifans was brilliant.

Was very moving to see at in Cardiff. A paean to the power, not of money, war, or muscle - but of memory, family, loyalty, landscape, love - and the Old Language. Rhys Ifans was brilliant.

On Bear Ridge @ShermanTheatre was absolutely superb tonight. Rhys Ifans and Rakie Ayola were sensational!! Get down and watch!

On Bear Ridge was absolutely superb tonight. Rhys Ifans and Rakie Ayola were sensational!! Get down and watch!

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