Antigone at the National Theatre starring Jodie Whittaker and Christopher Eccleston National Theatre - Olivier Theatre, Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX
Polly Findlay directs ANTIGONE by Sophocles, in a version by Don Taylor. Jodie Whittaker makes her National Theatre debut in the title role alongside Christopher Eccleston as Creon. Desperate to gain control over a city ravaged by civil war, Creon refuses to bury the body of Antigone’s rebellious brother. Outraged, she defies his edict. Creon condemns the young woman, his niece, to be buried alive.