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Oedipus & Antigone

21st - 25th October 2014, 7:45 pm
ADC Theatre
Tickets: £9 - £12
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Thebes is dying.In his luxurious palace, punished by the gods and scrutinised by the press, King Oedipus fights against fate, uncovering dark, disturbing truths unlike anything he could have imagined. Years later, his daughter Antigone battles for justice against her autocratic Uncle Creon, becoming a revolutionary in a city that has descended into chaos and poverty.Discover the terrible fate of Oedipus, Antigone and their family in an evocative new production combining the masterpieces of Aeschylus and Sophocles. Oedipus and Antigone is an unforgettable epic tragedy which follows a proud father and a brave daughter as they battle the gods for survival. This ancient story echoes down the centuries and asks us to consider the role destiny plays in all our lives.