Medea Electronica

Theatre (music, contemporary)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Forth
  • 13:45
  • Aug 21-26
  • 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Pecho Mama
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains distressing themes, scenes of violence and strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

Pecho Mama return with their smash hit gig theatre production. A heart-stopping story of a family caught in the brutal throes of a marriage unravelling. A powerful and deeply moving retelling of the Greek tragedy, set in 1980s rural England and staged amidst an electrifying live gig. 'A stunning kaleidoscopic journey into hell itself' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Thematically fearless, smart as hell and cool as f*ck' ***** (LondonCityNights.com). 'Every instant packed with intensity, power and rawness' ***** (StageTalk.co.uk). 'An exquisite piece of theatre, brilliantly executed and not quite like anything I've seen before' ***** (TheatreBox.blog).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
  • Accessible entry: Main entrance to venue beside Arthur’s Bar. Level access via locked lift at rear of building arranged by staff at entrance or Box Office.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Dominic about 4 hours ago

Went to see the show yesterday and thought it was fantastic. Not like any other show I’ve seen and it’s brilliantly performed. Very thought provoking and would highly recommend it. Go see it!

Paul about 15 hours ago

Her storytelling ability was sublime and paired with the incredible music had me hooked. A riviting piece of theatre.

Salammbo about 16 hours ago

This was the best show I saw at the Fring. And that's not just my opinion, but also that of all the other people I went with. And there were some pretty fucking great shows. But the music, the acting, the original presentation, the PATHOS… it was all breathtaking. I mean, the story itself is fascinating, for those who know it, but this rendition, with Medea being the only character we actually see on stage, makes it so much more. We are completely transported into her mind and her emotions, because they're all we see, and its so powerful.
Thank you so much for that great show, I hope my review did it justice.

lotti connolly 1 day ago

Absolutely fucking amazing, i'm so glad i went!! It was honestly so gut wrenching and mind blowing, and i could not believe it. the lead performer is amazing and manages to make you both feel for Medea and be utterly terrified by it. The music is excellent too, could be an album and as it goes on it really adds to the crazy atmosphere and tragedy of the story. The 80s setting works really well, too. I mean honestly i created my account just to post this review!


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