After Electra

April De Angelis(Faber & Faber)

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Synopsis

<i>I blame the books they learned to read with.

Daddy at the office.

Mummy looking out of the window while she's washing up.

I should have burnt them.</i>

It's Virgie's eighty-fourth birthday and she is bucking convention.

But, always more committed as an artist than a mother, Virgie has not reckoned on her family and friends' determination to thwart her plans.

A moving black comedy that reimagines the meaning of family, April De Angelis' <i>After Electra</i> premiered at the Theatre Royal Plymouth, in April 2015 before transferring to the Tricycle Theatre, London.

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