This was a site specific production commissioned by Northampton Royal and Derngate. It was the only theatre event outside of London to be part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad. It was directed by Laurie Sansom, designed by takis, with music by Dougal Irvine and choreography by Neil Bettles. Cast:  Liam Bergin, Donna Berlin, Jim Bywater, Philip Cairns, Alicia Davies, Rosie Ede, Seline Hizli, Ery Nzaramba, Kathryn Pogson and Amanda Wilkin.

Images here under gallery. Trailer here.

'Like all good productions of Euripides' play, this one leaves you shaken and stirred.' (Michael Billington, The Guardian).    Full review here.

'the new text by Rosanna Lowe (gives) a sharp earthy poetry'  (Libby Purves, The Times). 

The Bacchae face the Force.

The Bacchae face the Force.