She's chucked out like an auld coat that nae langer fits him…

A tale of horror, of the breaking of the ultimate taboo – of the snuffing out of the future – Medea is the classic drama of the eternal battle of the sexes.
Of hold-your-breath heartbreak and revenge.

Michael Boyd directs a brilliant, visceral ensemble in a production of Liz Lochhead’s award-winning adaptation with the wonderful Adura Onashile in the role of Medea.

Medea was presented as part of the 2022 Edinburgh International Festival.

Written by Liz Lochhead, after Euripides. Directed by Michael Boyd.

A National Theatre of Scotland production.

If you are registered with our Education Portal, you will be able to watch the full length film of the production, using the link below, with your class or group for free.