"It wasn’t just her freakish ability with language. She saw through to behind the words. It was like she had a direct line to – I was going to say to “the gods”…"
"Grips constantly and sometimes shakes you... funny and satirically sharp."Theatrecat
"Brenton's Judith is a fascinating character, an outsider who — despite the fierce intensity of her aspirations — can see the reality of the host nation... a humorous satire on the Oxford and England we know so well."The Arts Desk
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About to be fired from her cleaning job for stealing a volume of Euripides, Jude turns her employer's outrage to shock by translating the ancient Greek on the spot. The employer, a Classics teacher, knows great talent when she sees it and the encounter kick-starts Jude's lifelong ambition to study at Oxford University.