2014 Performances

Mad(e) in Hades


Wednesday, 19 March 2014




Hills Building, Room 1.20

Greeting, my house! And greeting, doorway to my hearth! What happiness to see you, as I come at last Back to the living world!

Having dealt with the three-headed guard dog of Hades, Heracles returns home to save his family from the tyrannical Lycus. Unfortunately for his own wife and children, Heracles’ killing has only just begun…..

Written by students of the University of Birmingham’s Masters Playwriting course, under the guidance of Course Convenor and playwright Fraser Grace, these three new solo plays present a startlingly modern take on ancient story.

Directed with a professional cast by Robert Ball, in a script-in-hand performance, this event aims to raise funds for the annual Playwright’s Workshop, which will showcase student thesis plays later in the year. Support your local playwrights!

Presented by Department of Drama & Theatre Arts