Troilus and Cressida
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Power into will, will into appetite " Shakespeareonthelevel applies its attack to Shakespeares thrilling play about the depravity of war. This young company of professional actors brings pace and precision to Shakespeares most energized language. Comedy, tragedy, history, satire, Shakespeare smashes Homers grand legend of the Trojan War while its gallery of stars lust and manipulate. This is a world in ruins " a war no one can win. Troilus and Cressida is sexually charged and politically dangerous, not just between Greeks and Trojans, but within each camp where personal rivalries carve up a civilisation.