Oedipus

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Opened Oct 8, 2008
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Ralph Fiennes stars in the title role of the National Theatre production of Oedipus, directed by Jonathan Kent In Sophocles ancient Greek tragedy, in a new version by Frank McGuinness, the people of Thebes look to Oedipus to lift a terrible curse from them and their city. He consults the oracle and learns that he must root out the late king's murderer. But his relentless interrogation of one man after another leads inexorably, and in the space of a single day, to his own savage conclusion.

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