Playing Medea Can Change You
"A byword for narcissism and violence, she is abandoned by her husband, and lashes out by killing their children. Yet to hear Rachael Stirling talk about the character she is about to play, you'd think Medea was a role model for the smart, modern woman." Stirling and three other actresses, including Fiona Shaw, talk about how portraying the character messed with their heads.
The Guardian (UK) 10/02/12