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Sonia Friedman Productions announce Mark Strong and Lesley Manville in Oedipus, created by Robert Icke after Sophocles

Thursday, 18 January 2024

Sonia Friedman Productions (SFP) today announce the West End run of Oedipus, a new adaptation created by Robert Ickeafter Sophocles. Icke directs Mark Strong (OEDIPUS) and Lesley Manville (JOCASTA). The strictly limited run at Wyndham’s Theatre previews from Friday 4 October 2024.

Icke’s production was originally presented in Dutch at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and at the Edinburgh International Festival.

Further casting and on-sale dates to be announced. Individuals can sign up for priority booking here:

Behind every great man is a great woman.

Election night. The polls predict a landslide victory. Everything is about to change.

Starring the internationally renowned, multi award-winning Mark Strong and Lesley Manville, Sophocles’ epic tragedy is transformed into an essential, explosive human thriller.

After his revelatory Oresteia, visionary director Robert Icke (1984, The Doctor) reimagines another Ancient Greek tragedy, bringing the secrets of the past bursting into the present.

Following hit runs at International Theatre Amsterdam and the Edinburgh Festival, Oedipus comes to comes to Wyndham’s Theatre for a strictly limited season from 4 October.

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