Elgiva Field explores the dark world of Sofi Oksanen’s Purge

12th March 2012



The Artistic Director of Oblique House theatre company leads Aleks Sierz through the dark deeds and political complexities of Sofi Oksanen’s Purge, the play version of her bestselling novel, and a powerful production which is currently enjoying a successful run at the Arcola Theatre. Recorded: 12 March 2012.

For the characters it’s a question of surviving, and in this case survival comes with some very difficult choices: it’s mean and dark and brutal.