VenueLondon Coliseum
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From3rd May 2014
To3rd June 2014
WhenMay 3,8,10,17,23,31, Jun 3 at 19:30
PricesFrom £5.00. To £60.00.
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This compelling re-telling of Sophocles' timeless Theban tragedies focuses on the fate of Oedipus and his daughter Antigone. Murder and incest, political ambition, love and loyalty, hatred and revenge drive everyone on a collision course which can only lead to catastrophe.
Music Julian Anderson
Lyrics Frank McGuinness

Archive :: production:T1177136724, opera or operetta:S01907214721, venue:V376

Production details

New production supported by The Boltini Trust, PRS for Music Foundation and ENO's Contemporary Opera Group. Sung and surtitled in English.

Special Performances

  • 8 May 14 Sign Interpreted


Producer English National Opera
Producer Bonn Oper
Conductor Edward Gardner
Director Pierre Audi
Design Tom Pye
Costume Christof Hetzer
Lighting Jean Kalman
Design Lysander Ashton (video)
Performer Roland Wood (Oedipus)
Performer Peter Hoare (Creon)
Performer Julia Sporsen (Antigone)
Performer Matthew Best (Tiresias)
Performer Susan Bickley (Jocasta)
Performer Christopher Ainslie (Messenger)
Performer Anthony Gregory (Haemon)
Performer Jonathan McGovern (Polynices)

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