Oedipus the King


Since Oedipus solved the riddle of the Sphinx and liberated the city from her tyranny, peace and prosperity has marked the king's reign. Until relentless plague and starvation take hold in a vicious onslaught which can only be the work of the gods.
Oedipus the King at the Matchstick Piehouse

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Matchstick Piehouse
Started: Tuesday 14 August 2018
Closes: Friday 24 August 2018
Running time:1hour
Age suitability: 16+

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Synopsis


Since Oedipus solved the riddle of the Sphinx and liberated the city from her tyranny, peace and prosperity has marked the king's reign.


Until relentless plague and starvation take hold in a vicious onslaught which can only be the work of the gods.


The people of the city are crying out in anger and look to their king.


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Theatre


Name:
Matchstick Piehouse - Main House


Postal address:
Arches 213/214
Edward Street
London SE8 5HD

Box office tel: -

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 14 August 2018

Press night:Tuesday 14 August 2018

Closes:Friday 24 August 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 8pm

Thursday ‑ 8pm

Friday ‑ 8pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£11

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Access information


Full access for physical disability.

Cast


Tom Chapman - Oedipus

Leah Muller - Jocasta

Toby Webster - Stranger from Corinth

Katharine Laheen - Chorus

Kate Newman - Tiresias/Shepherd

Craig Abbott - Creon


Creatives


Author: Adapted by Joe Jamieson
Director: Chris Kelham
Costume designer: Vanessa Lingham
Movement: Leah Muller
Production: Matchstick theatre

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