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Everyone Wants to Murder Their Mother: Why we keep watching the ‘Oresteia’

“The door is opening for refreshing perspectives to bring life back to a potentially stagnant topic”

With this week’s performances of the ‘Murder on Argos’ underway, Ailbhe Sweeney, who plays Deino in the production, revisits all of the reasons that Greek drama is still relevant today. While some of the issues they tackle might be a little niche, it seems that many of the overall themes can still be applied to modern life.