Doctor: Then this lie reveals something about you. 'Our self' isn't an absolute thing. It's handfuls of memories and moments and people - and we form them in who we think we are. For most of us, it's only partly true: one version of truth. / A story.
Robert Icke's new adaptation of the Oresteia (currently at Trafalgar Studios in London) vividly re-presents Aeschylus's family drama for a contemporary audience. There are many theatrical, artistic and cultural references throughout, including Nick Lowe's 'The Beast in Me', which suggests that there is always more than one reason for our actions, and how powerful instinctual drives can be.