The Theban Plays by Sophocles | 2: Antigone
Based on The Theban Plays by Sophocles
Oedipus at Colonus starring with and Many years later Oedipus - now an old man, blind, outcast - wanders through Greece guided by his daughter Antigone. He comes to Colonus, a sacred grove near Athens which he recognises as marked out by the gods as the spot where he will die. He longs for peace but his hopes are shattered as strife breaks out between his two sons and war threatens between Thebes and Athens.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.
Juliette Binoche: Antigone at the Barbican
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.