Faustus: That Damned Woman

22nd Jan 2020 - 4th Apr 2020

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The Independent



 'Everything about this production is smart and lightly done.'

The Scotsman



'It’s thrilling, it’s frightening, its truthfulness is both agonising and exhilarating, and it’s a performance that has to be seen.'

What’s On Stage


by John Dixon

 'spellbinding stuff'

Sunday Express


by Mark Shenton

'Stirling...is both disturbed and disturbing'

Mail on Sunday


by Georgina Brown

'This is a savage play for today, superbly well done.'

Daily Express


by Neil Norman

'Bloody. Marvellous.'

The Times


by Robert Dawson Scott

'compelling viewing'

What’s On Stage


by Michael Coveney

'the show is immensely well served by Ruari Murchison’s doll’s house of a split-level set'

The Observer

by Kate Kellaway

'Mike Bartlett's appropriation of Euripides for Headlong, a company that continues to earn its reputation for cutting-edge work, persuades one that Greek tragedy has as much of a place in modern society as ever it did in ancient Greece.'

British Theatre Guide

by Peter Lathan

'Updating a Greek tragedy doesn't get much better than this.'

The Lady

by Georgina Brown

'a ferociously intense and intimate play for today'

Plastik Magazine

by Marc Thomas

'Headlong theatre’s Medea at Sherman Cymru was one of the best plays I’ve seen recently. Possibly ever.'

The Guardian

by Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa inteviews Rachael Stirling and other actors about tackling the role of Medea. 

The Telegraph

by Dominic Cavendish

Dominic Cavendish talks to Rachael Stirling about the challenges of playing Medea. 

The Sunday Herald

by Mark Brown

Mark Brown interviews Mike Bartlett about the challenges of adapting Medea for a modern audience. 

Wales Online

by David Owens

David Owens talks to Rachael Stirling about playing a modern Medea.