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Performance

VenueViaduct Theatre
TownHalifax
CountyWest Yorkshire
From6th September 2001
To15th September 2001
What is currently on at Viaduct Theatre (V1025)

Oedipus Rex

Oedipus RexT415362366
In order to rid his land of devastating plague, Oedipus has to find the murderer of the previous ruler, Laius. Determined to succeed, his well meaning search for the truth leads to his tragically spectacular demise. A political icon, revered by his people and loved by his family, he is the victim of the crullest whims of the gods who condemn him to a sordid destiny involving patricide and incest. Both innocent and guilty, the circumstances of his downfall power one of the world's greatest and most famous tragedies.
Author Sophocles


Archive :: production:T415362366, play:S4414, venue:V1025

Production details

Blake Morrison's exciting new version of Oedipus breathes new life into this classic drama. Northern Broadsides bring their distinctive energy and uncompromising performance style to this powerful story that still stirs the soul, centuries after it was written.

Company

Company Northern Broadsides
Adapted by Blake Morrison

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