Juliette Binoche: Antigone at the Barbican
Based on The Theban Plays by Sophocles
Cameras exclusively capture the Oscar-winning French actress Juliette Binoche playing the title role in Sophocles' tale of family loyalty, courage and tragedy. The Barbican's visionary new English language translation by TS Eliot Prize-winning poet and classicist Anne Carson is directed by renowned Belgian theatre director Ivo van Hove.Tweet
In Our Time | Antigone
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Sophocles' tragedy of dilemmas, where King Creon threatens death to anyone who buries a traitor and that traitor's sister, Antigone, defies him.
Lights Up | Pale Sister
Written by Colm Toibin, Pale Sister is a powerful retelling of the classic tale of Antigone. Lisa Dwan stars in a tour-de-force performance directed by Sir Trevor Nunn.