Oedipus - Wyndham's Theatre

Oedipus Tickets

Wyndham's Theatre, London
Starts 4 October 2024
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Mark Strong and Lesley Manville star in Oedipus at the West End’s Wyndham’s Theatre in London.

Sophocles’ epic tragedy is transformed into an essential, explosive human thriller in visionary director Robert Icke’s (1984, The Doctor) reimagining of this Ancient Greek tragedy, bringing the secrets of the past bursting into the present.

Oedipus stars the internationally renowned, multi award-winning Mark Strong (The Kingsman, A View from the Bridge, The Long Firm) and Lesley Manville (The Crown, Mum, Flowers for Mrs Harris, Ghosts).

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 2024.

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What's the story of Oedipus?

Behind every great man is a great woman.
Election night. The polls predict a landslide victory. Everything is about to change.

Who is in the cast of Oedipus?

Starring Mark Strong as Oedipus and Lesley Manville as Jocasta.

Further casting to be announced. 

Who are the creative team of Oedipus?

Created by Robert Icke, after Sophocles. Directed by Robert Icke.

Further creative team to be announced. 

Cast & Creatives Highlights

Show Information

Performance dates
Starts 4 October 2024
Running time
To be confirmed

Venue Information

Wyndham's Theatre, 32-36 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0DA
Nearest Tube or Train: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 24, 29, 176

Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for  Oedipus at the Wyndham's Theatre, London

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News about Oedipus

Lesley Manville & Mark Strong to star in Oedipus at the Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End
Acclaimed director Robert Icke to direct his new adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus in the West End. Oedipus will star Mark Strong (A View From the Bridge, The Kingsman) as Oedipus and Lesley Manville (Flowers for Mrs Harris, The Crown, Phantom Thread) as Jocasta, and play the Wyndham’s Theatre from 4 October 2024. Icke’s production was originally presented in Dutch at Internationaal Theater Amsterdam and at the Edinburgh International Festival. This production is presented in the West End by Sonia Friedman Productions (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child). The adaptation is set against the backdrop of election night: the polls predict a landslide victory, and everything is about to change for Oedipus in this epic tragedy transformed into an essential, explosive human thriller. Robert Icke (Oresteia,1984, The Doctor) is also directing another of his new adaptations in the West End this season, with Ian McKellen starring in Player Kings, based on Shakespeare's Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, at the Noel Coward Theatre, from 1 April to 22 June 2024. Also earlier today, The Old Vic theatre in London announced that they too would be staging a new adaptation of Oedipus, this time starring Oscar-winner Rami Malek and Olivier Award-winner Indira Varma, in an adaptation by Ella Hickson for the The Old Vic theatre in January 2025. Currently playing at the Wyndham's Theatre is comedy The Unfriend starring Lee Mack, to 9 March 2024; followed by Long Day's Journey Into Night starring Brian Cox, from 19 March to 8 June 2024; and musical Next to Normal starring Caissie Levy, from 18 June to 21 September 2024. Oedipus is playing at the Wyndham's Theatre from 4 October 2024. More about tickets to Oedipus at the Wyndham's Theatre in London

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