Antigone Tickets

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Overview

Polly Findlay directs Don Taylor's version of Sophocles' play, Antigone, the first great resistance drama - and perhaps the definitive Greek tragedy.

In a brutal power struggle for the city of Thebes, brothers Polyneices and Eteocles have both been killed in battle. Creon, the new ruler of Thebes, has forbidden the burial of the rebel traitor Polyneices and decreed that his body will not be sanctified by holy rites and will lay unburied, left to rot and be eaten by animals.

The rule is strict and clear: whoever dares to bury Polyneices will be punished with death. The people daren't object, but Antigone, Polyneices' sister and Creon's niece, is outraged by her brother's humiliation and defies the edict. Enraged, Creon condemns Antigone to death and buries her alive in a cave.

But the gods aren't happy with Creon and his fate is sealed, for the gods never move faster than when punishing men with the consequences of their own actions.

Starring Jodie Whittaker as Antigone and Christopher Eccleston as Creon.

Running Time
45 minutes

Address
Olivier Theatre
National Theatre
South Bank
London
SE1 9PX

Travel
Nearest Underground: Waterloo
Nearest Rail: Waterloo
Bus Routes: 1, 4, 26, 68, 76, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501, 505, 521

Access
The theatre is wheelchair accessible. There are 3 spaces for wheelchair users and transfer seating is available to aisle seats.

An infrared system with headsets is available for the hard of hearing.

Guide dogs are not currently allowed in the auditorium, however staff are happy to dog sit. Dogs will be looked after in the cloakroom.

Most productions have signed and audio enhanced performances. Please contact the theare for further details.

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