EGTG’S production of Agnes of God captures the imagination from the moment you enter the space - a young nun is blissfully losing herself in Latin hymn.
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The Royal Scots Club
Sister Agnes has given birth, but does not recall having done so nor even being pregnant. A miracle or rape? Innocence or insanity?
This production comes at a time when the Catholic church’s handling of internal affairs is being called into question, timely then, but of course it’s not for the first time.
With moments of brilliance, both thought-provoking and at times very funny, this performance also, at times, struggled to keep up the momentum.
That said, it remained a fairly well executed exploration of mental health issues, domestic abuse and the age old battle between science and religion.