The Iron

A Piece for Four Performers
Marika Kotopouli / Best Actress Award

Actress: Mania Papadimitriou

Rona Munro’s Iron is a psychological drama set in a women’s prison, in which a mother and daughter try to break through the barriers of time, memory and punishment which separate them. The play starts with the first visit by 25-year-old Josie to her mother, Fay, who has served 15 years of a life sentence for killing Josie’s father. Josie, a divorced and lonely career woman, wants to rediscover her past.


By: Rona Munro
Translation: Christina Mpampou-Pagkoureli
Direction: Elli Papakonstantinou

Performers: Giorgos Morogiannis, Mania Papadimitriou, Lamprini Angelidou, Sofia Kalemkeridou

Music Composition: Dimitris Kamarotos
Set and Costumes Design: Marie Semet
Lighting Design: Katerina Maragoudaki


Aplo Theatre:01-05.2004
Athens, Greece

© Nikos Tasoulas
© Nikos Tasoulas
© Nikos Tasoulas
© Nikos Tasoulas
© Nikos Tasoulas


There is rhythm, controlled tension, unadorned emotional description, so that it’s clearly projected the silent passion…

Kostas Georgousopoulos  | 
Ta Nea | 05.04.2004

Elli focuses only in the speech and the speech is dense, subtle, deeply fond…

Sotiria Matziri | Eleftherotypia | 12.02.2005

A punch in the gut,
a punch in our way of thinking…

They come hard on us and they take us down at the R. Munro’s hard “Iron” […]

Ioanna Kleftogianni | Eleftherotypia | 2002

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